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Fiscal Cliff Talks Heat Up This Week

Economists have issued dire warnings about a possible recession and a new slump for the jobs market if the cliff isn’t averted before the January 1 deadline. FULL STORY

The Jewish Billionaires of Forbes

Twenty-five years ago, Forbes began to pursue the world’s billionaires. The magazine’s annual list netted a record 1,226 billionaires this year, worth a total of $4.6 trillion. Because Bubbe has been ragging you to marry up, Jspace has profiled the 17 Jews of Forbes’ list worth more than $10 billion. Source: http://www.forbes.com Larry Ellison: Net […]

Interactive: War not only about Syria

There’s more to the Syrian civil war than rebels versus the regime. Syria’s neighbors in the Middle East also have a stake in the conflict. FULL STORY

VIDEO: Heckler handcuffed, dragged out of Obama rally…

A Pro-Life protester totally hijacked Barack Obama’s rally in Cincinnati on Sunday. The heckler pulled out an abortion poster and started screaming for several minutes until the police came in and dragged him out. FULL STORY

The Best-Capitalized Bank Of Them All?

Surprised? Many are. Not long ago BofA had the worst capital levels among its big bank peers but today the bank reported a Basel III Tier 1 capital ratio of 8.97%–beating JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and Citigroup. FULL STORY

Count ‘Em: 30 Billionaires Now Backing Romney’s Super PAC

It’s no secret that the super-rich have been more inclined to write checks to right-wing candidates so far this election cycle. What is a bit of a surprise is just how many members of the Forbes 400 have donated to one group in the last few months. Source: http://www.forbes.com

Rockefellers and Rothschilds unite

Article located at: http://www.ft.com By Daniel Schäfer in London Two of the best-known business dynasties in Europe and the US will come together after Lord Jacob Rothschild’s listed investment trust.. Read more at Financial Times

Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index: How We Crunch Net-Worth Numbers

The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world’s 20 richest people. In calculating net worth, we strive to provide the most transparent estimates available. Each Bloomberg Billionaire profile contains a detailed analysis of how that person’s fortune has been tallied… Source: http://www.bloomberg.com

Publisher and Author Andrew Breitbart Dead at 43

Andrew Breitbart, the conservative Internet publisher and blogger, died early this morning at age 43. A statement posted on his website said that Breitbart died “unexpectedly from natural causes” this morning… Source: http://abcnews.go.com