CEOs call on lawmakers to compromise on "fiscal cliff" and debt

10/16/2012 | Reuters · Bloomberg Businessweek

At a Bloomberg Television roundtable, corporate CEOs urged lawmakers to come to a compromise on government debt and the "fiscal cliff." "There has to be shared pain," said Robert Greifeld, head of Nasdaq OMX Group. "It's very difficult for politicians to run on a platform where they're getting everybody mad at them. But for us to address this, there's going to have to be revenue increases. There are going to have to be spending cuts." Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan will the featured speaker at SIFMA's Annual Meeting on Oct. 23 in New York, and will give his expert views on the economy, the fiscal cliff, and more. Register today.

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