Economics

  1. huffpostpolitics:

    Americans support raising taxes on the rich by a two-to-one margin, with many believing an increase would both help the economy and make the tax system fairer, according to a Pew poll released Monday afternoon.

    Forty-four percent of adults surveyed said that raising taxes on incomes above $250,000 would help the economy and increase fairness, while 22 percent said it would hurt the economy and 21 percent that it would make the system less fair.

    http://huff.to/LwaBh8

    huffpostpol »

  2. President Obama criticized Republican candidate Mitt Romney at a campaign stop in Durham, N.H. on Monday for what he says is a history of outsourcing jobs.

    "Gov. Romney’s commitment to outsourcing jobs is not just a part of his record," Obama said, "it’s part of his overall economic vision that he and Republicans want to implement if they win this election." 

    The Washington Post reported last week that Bain Capital invested in overseas companies while Romney ran it.  

    necn.com »

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