Patrick Temple-West

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IRS Ends Audit of Florida Health Care ARS With No Status Change
September 19, 2011 The Internal Revenue Service has completed an audit of $51.1 million of auction-rate securities the Orange County, Fla.,...

Obama Pushes Major Tax Reforms in Deficit-Cutting Plan
September 19, 2011 WASHINGTON - In deficit-reduction recommendations to Congress on Monday, President Obama called for comprehensive tax reform,...

Production Grows 0.2%; Capacity Use at 77.4%
September 15, 2011

Speaker: Panel Can Tackle Tax
September 15, 2011 WASHINGTON - House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Thursday said the Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction "is a jobs...

Production Up 0.2% in Aug.; Capacity Use at 77.4%
September 15, 2011 Industrial production increased 0.2% in August as utility production dropped, the Federal Reserve reported Thursday.

U.S. Q2 Current Account Shows $118.0B Deficit, From $119.6B in Q1
September 15, 2011 The U.S. current account deficit unexpectedly declined to $118.0 billion in the second quarter, the Commerce Department...

U.S. 2Q Current Account Shows $118.0B Deficit
September 15, 2011

Producer Prices Steady; Core Rate Rises 0.1%
September 14, 2011

August PPI Unch; Core Rate Rises 0.1%
September 14, 2011 Producer prices were flat in August as energy prices declined for the third month in a row, the Labor Department reported...

Obama Proposal Stuns Market
September 13, 2011 WASHINGTON - President Obama's jobs bill proposal to cap tax-exempt interest for higher-income taxpayers surprised muni bond...

Obama Bill Would Restrict Use of Tax-Exempt Interest
September 12, 2011 WASHINGTON — The $447 billion American Jobs Act of 2011 that President Obama sent Congress late Monday would bar wealthy...

Two Cheers For Obama Proposals
September 9, 2011 WASHINGTON - Municipal market participants applauded President Obama's jobs bill proposals for increased funding for...

Obama: $447B Jobs Bill Would Create National Infrastructure Bank
September 8, 2011 WASHINGTON — President Obama on Thursday proposed legislation that would create a national infrastructure bank and...

Hands Off Our Tax-Exemption!
September 8, 2011 WASHINGTON - State and local government groups have combined forces with dealers, bond lawyers and representatives from...

July Trade Deficit $44.8B, Down From $51.6B
September 8, 2011 The U.S. trade balance shrank 13.1% in July to $44.8 billion as exports increased and import prices for petroleum products...

July Trade Gap at $44.8B, Down From June’s $51.6B
September 8, 2011

Consumer Credit Rose $12.0 Billion in July
September 8, 2011 Consumer credit increased by $12 billion, or 5.9%, in July to $2.454 trillion, twice the increase economists were expecting,...

IRS Finishes Florida Hospital Audit
September 7, 2011 The Internal Revenue Service has completed an audit of $60 million of hospital revenue bonds issued in 2002 by Lakeland, Fla.,...

Beige Book: Economic Growth Cooled In Summer
September 7, 2011

Beige Book : Economic Growth Cooled In Late Summer
September 7, 2011 The Federal Reserve acknowledged Wednesday that economic uncertainty is likely to weigh on growth in the near future, the Fed...

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale tells how marijuana taxation and regulation could help the commonwealth shore up its budget. He also discusses audits by his office, unfunded pension liability and the effect of a Donald Trump presidency. Hosted by Paul Burton.

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