Boehner Pushes Budget `Plan B' While Talks Continue

Dec. 18 (Bloomberg) - House Speaker John Boehner and other Republican leaders speak at a news conference in Washington about the progress of negotiations with President Barack Obama on an agreement to avoid more than $600 billion in tax increases and spending cuts scheduled to begin in January, the so-called fiscal cliff. Boehner says he is proposing a “plan B” measure that would include tax increases on income of more than $1 million, while continuing to negotiate with the president. (Source: Bloomberg)
Is It Deja Vu All Over Again for Stock, Bond Markets?
30:44 - Mark Travis, chief executive officer at Intrepid Capital, discusses what historical precedence says about equity and bond markets, the potential of Tesla Motors and where to find investment opportunities in energy. He speaks on “In The Loop.” Travis, his family and firm, own shares of Northern Oil & Gas. (Source: Bloomberg)
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