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Trump's Budget Would Partly Replace Food Stamp Benefits With Canned Goods

Trump's Budget Would Partly Replace Food Stamp Benefits With Canned Goods

WASHINGTON ― Facing a trillion-dollar deficit because of his just-passed tax cuts, President Donald Trump has an idea for how to get some of that money back: making poor people eat beans and rice. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

February 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Trump budget seeks cuts to domestic programs, Medicare, favors military and wall

Trump budget seeks cuts to domestic programs, Medicare, favors military and wall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump proposed a budget on Monday that calls for cuts in domestic spending and social programs such as Medicare and seeks a sharp increase in military spending and funding for a wall on the Mexican border. Reuters: Politics

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These 5 Defense Contractors Stand Out In Stock Market Correction As Trump Signs Budget

These 5 Defense Contractors Stand Out In Stock Market Correction As Trump Signs Budget

Defense contractors hanging tough in the stock market correction are your stocks to watch this week. Boeing (BA), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Raytheon (RTN), Northrop Grumman (NOC) and L3 Technologies (LLL) have relative strength lines that are at or near highs. Our spotlight on military contractors comes as President Trump on Friday signed a two-year budget bill that will […]

February 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
U.S. congressional leaders forge budget deal that adds to deficit

U.S. congressional leaders forge budget deal that adds to deficit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. congressional leaders, in a rare display of bipartisanship, on Wednesday reached a two-year budget deal to raise government spending by almost $ 300 billion, attempting to curb Washington’s fiscal policy squabbling but also widening the federal deficit. Reuters: Politics

February 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
As U.S. budget fight looms, Republicans flip their fiscal script

As U.S. budget fight looms, Republicans flip their fiscal script

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of a conservative Republican faction in the U.S. Congress, who voted this month for a huge expansion of the national debt to pay for tax cuts, called himself a “fiscal conservative” on Sunday and urged budget restraint in 2018. Reuters: Business News

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Major disagreements hobble Congress budget talks

Major disagreements hobble Congress budget talks

By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress is nowhere near reaching a deal on government funding, a senior lawmaker said on Thursday, as Republicans who control both chambers struggled to meet conservative demands and show they can avoid agency shutdowns. With a Friday midnight deadline clearly impossible to meet, the […]

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How to Get Top Talent When You Have a Bare Bones Budget

How to Get Top Talent When You Have a Bare Bones Budget

Your startup isn’t generating enough cash to pay decent salaries. Now what? Options News and Information on Yahoo! Finance

December 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Greek parliament approves austere budget for 2016

Greek parliament approves austere budget for 2016

ATHENS (Reuters) – The Greek parliament approved a 2016 budget featuring sharp cuts in spending and some tax increases to satisfy the country’s international lenders at a time of growing austerity fatigue. Reuters: Business News

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Germany’s balanced budget not at risk due to refugees, says Weidmann

Germany’s balanced budget not at risk due to refugees, says Weidmann

BERLIN, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Germany can handle the costs of the refugee crisis without risking its balanced budget, the chief of Germany’s Bundesbank Jens Weidmann said on Sunday. Reuters: Bonds News

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Nigeria proposes 2016 budget of 7 to 8 trillion naira – vice presidency document

Nigeria proposes 2016 budget of 7 to 8 trillion naira – vice presidency document

By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) – The Nigerian government is proposing a budget of 7 to 8 trillion naira for 2016, up from 4.4 trillion this year, a document from the office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo seen by Reuters showed on Friday. Nigeria, which has Africa's biggest economy and is the continent's top oil […]

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