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Message Subject "Fiscal Cliff" - Increasingly Likely & Desirable?
Poster Handle Anonymous Coward
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Simple solution: Financial Transactions Tax. A .001% fee on all stock, commodity, and FX market transactions would bring in over a $Trillion per year.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 2164937

i gotta say that is a very clever solution, not only would it tackle deficits but it would also inform traders to think twice before manipulating the market without suffering the consequences
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 11333543

Which is why they won't do it. God forbid that anyone should ever make Wall St. pay anything even approaching their fair share of the taxes in this country.
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