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July 17, 2012
Financial transaction taxes (FTTs) refers to a group of taxes imposed on taxable financial transactions, such as buying or selling securities or currency, with an objective to discourage excessive speculation. The tax was first initiated in the U.K. as a form of stamp duty on the London Stock Exchange. The tax came to the U.S....
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House Yesterday: The House was not in session. Today: The House will consider several bills under suspension of the rules including, the “United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012” (S. 2165) and the “Department of State Appropriations Act for FY 2013” (H.R. 6018).   Senate Yesterday: The Senate voted against cloture on the motion...
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