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House plans to vote on tax bill Tuesday, NBC reports

By | December 16, 2017

Republicans on Friday released their final proposal to overhaul the American tax system, which would chop taxes for corporations, trim rates for individuals and tweak tax deductions. The House and Senate GOP hope to pass the sweeping measure by the middle of next week, hitting a year-end target. … Powered by WPeMatico

Fitch Upgrades Ireland to ‘A+’; Outlook Stable

By | December 15, 2017

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Ireland’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to ‘A+’ from ‘A’. The Outlook is Stable. A full list of rating actions is at the end of this rating action commentary. KEY RATING DRIVERS The upgrade of Ireland’s ratings reflects the following key r… Powered by WPeMatico

Fitch Upgrades Portugal to ‘BBB’; Outlook Stable

By | December 15, 2017

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Portugal’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to ‘BBB’ from ‘BB+’. The Outlook is Stable. A full list of rating actions is at the end of this rating action commentary. KEY RATING DRIVERS The upgrade of Portugal’s IDRs reflects the following k… Powered by WPeMatico

Corker to support tax bill in boost to GOP

By | December 15, 2017

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said Friday that he will support the GOP tax plan, saying the legislation represents a “once-in-a-generation opportunity.” “I know every bill we consider is imperfect and the question becomes is our country better off with or without this piece of legislation. I think we… Powered by WPeMatico