Even a Short Plunge Off Fiscal Cliff Will Hurt

It's foolish to shrug off the dangers: Neil Irwin

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 13, 2012 1:06 PM CST

(Newser) – It's widely accepted at this point that a protracted fall over the fiscal cliff will send the country plunging back into recession. But what if, as is far more likely, lawmakers blow the deadline by just a few weeks? Conventional wisdom suggests it wouldn'...   Read full story »

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