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Here Is What Is In The Republicans' Final Tax Bill

While the formal language of the final Republican tax bill has not been released, the following are the known provisions on which House of Representatives and Senate tax writers have agreed.

Will Your Taxes Go Up? Find Out With These 8 Scenarios

Bloomberg, along with a little help from Baird Private Wealth Management, has put together a series of 8 tables which help to quantify exactly how you may be impacted by tax reform whether you're a "millionaire, billionaire, private jet owner" living in Manhattan or an "average Joe" making $40k a year and renting an apartment in Milwaukee.

These Are The Top 5 Legislative Issues That Could Force The Next Government Shutdown

After overcoming obstacles created by Democrats and conservative Republicans – with each camp pushing for priorities that were ultimately excluded from the extension bill – the White House and its allies in Congress will still need to figure out how to balance these demands if they are to secure approval for the next funding bill before Dec. 22...

Frontrunning: December 8

  • U.K., EU Reach an Agreement on Brexit Divorce Terms (WSJ)
  • What's in the Brexit divorce deal? (Reuters)
  • China exports growth hits 8-month high, imports defy pollution curbs (Reuters)
  • The Bitcoin Whales: 1,000 People Who Own 40 Percent of the Market (BBG)
  • Senator’s Shaky Obamacare Deal Poses Tax Challenge (BBG)

Government Shutdown Looms Amid Clash Over "Dreamers" Fate

In an announcement that will provide some measure of relief for T-bill traders and others who are skeptical about Republican lawmakers' ability to compromise with their Democratic colleagues, the Republican House leadership said Tuesday they would bring a stopgap bill to extend funding at its current levels - and preserve funding for a popular child health-care program - until Dec. 22.

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Rig For Stormy Weather

Based on centuries of economic history, we should expect increasing financial trauma, periodic market crashes, devalued currencies, debt defaults, and that someone else will be blamed.