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Calling for an economic recovery and making one happen are two very different things. Whoever becomes the 44th US president faces an unenviable task.
The data flowing through the pipeline this week may be the most important ever for investors, according to Carter Worth! And two things could rock the market.
As we close in on the presidential election, most polls are showing Obama in the lead, as McCain still fights for the upset win. What do the Intrade markets show? www.intrade.com)
left/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/chandler_marc_100.jpg110010055lefttruehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse As different as they look, the policies that either Barack Obama or John McCain will pursue are not all that different. Although this sounds like a rather dubious proposition, there is much merit to it.
First up, the end of a two year US political campaign. For the first time in modern political history, we had a state primary occur in the year prior to the election year. In the great wisdom of "Me First", individual states all began to move their primaries forward to enable them to remain relevant in the campaign.
On Tuesday we’ll decide who’s going to be our next President. And you might want to start preparing now.
Stocks are likely to get a bounce after Tuesday's election, but worries about the economy and credit crisis may limit the rally.
Republican presidential candidate John McCain says keeping taxes under control is key to economic revival, especially the capital gains tax.
The green revolution has ground to a halt with the collapse in oil prices, right? Don't bet on it.
Amidst it all, it can be quite easy to miss a simple fact: since the start of the primaries, Barack Obama and John McCain have been interviewing for a job.
Back in early 1981, when I went to Washington to work for President Reagan, one of the architects of supply-side economics, Columbia University’s Robert Mundell, visited my OMB budget-bureau office inside the White House complex.
Senator Barack Obama’s fund-raising juggernaut appears to have slowed dramatically from its record-shattering pace in September, raising $36 million in the first half of October, according to new filings with the Federal Election Commission.
Election Day is only two weeks away, and as John McCain and Barack Obama make their final pitches to “close the deal” with voters, a stunning new ATI-News/Zogby poll shows a clear majority of undecided voters disagree with Obama’s plan for wealth redistribution in America.
It's becoming fashionable now to blame Treasury man Hank Paulson for allowing Lehman to go down and thus for precipitating the credit freeze and stock market plunge of the past month or so.
Health care has returned as a central issue in the final weeks of the presidential campaign.
Democratic candidate Barack Obama has widened his lead over Republican John McCain in the race for the White House, propelled by rising voter approval of his personal characteristics and his handling of economic issues, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows.
As we close in on the presidential election, most polls are showing Obama in the lead, and the Intrade markets currently show Obama with a higher probability of winning the presidency. www.intrade.com)
Barack Obama and John McCain will both pursue the image of a strong leader in troublesome economic times as they meet Wednesday night for their third and final presidential debate.
It certainly wasn’t the big-bang across-the-board tax-reform and tax-cut plan that I and others lobbied for. But John McCain’s “Pension and Family Security Plan” unveiled today on the campaign trail does have some solid pro-growth nuggets.
Big CEOs (Lloyd Blankfein from Goldman, John Mack from Morgan Stanley and Vikrim Pandit from Citigroup) are all meeting with officials from the Fed and Treasury at this moment to agree on a financial market stabilization initiative.