Tagged: financial transactions tax
European ministers didn't even have to take a formal vote because it was obvious that there was sufficient support to move ahead.
Yeas outnumbered nays by a margin of 6-to-1. The next step will be a vote in the European Council, which is likely to happen in early 2013.
Lots of office-seekers this fall are campaigning against the 1 percent, but will they govern that way?
In the foreign policy debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, expect these issues to get short thrift.
The goofy stunts weren't the only game-changers.
Now's the time for the World Bank's leader to make a bold move on the FTT.
Sen. Lindsey Graham says tax-avoiding gimmicks are "American."
Germany, France, Italy, and Spain take time out from acute crisis talks to agree on a long term policy solution: taxing financial transactions.
Germany and France's push for a tax on each stock, bond and derivative trade garners support among financial professionals.
Finance should once again support the real economy of goods and services.