Politics Barack Obama

  • What if the U.S. had a strategic reserve so large that our president could lower the price per barrel at will? Here's how we do it.

  • For a while there, it really looked like high oil prices would solve the problem of climate change. People were driving less and buying cars with better gas mileage, companies were investing in alternatives

  • If you believe in a strong second half of 2009, then this is the name to own.

  • Barack Obama

    Now that he’s won the White House, the biggest question on the minds of many Americans is how the sweeping tax law changes he’s proposed will affect them in the  years to come.

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    Remember the Million Dollar Man? Well, Barack Obama is laying groundwork for a stimulus package that could make him the Trillion Dollar Man!

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    Homeowners around the country are scrambling to refinance their mortgages at the lowest rates since the early 1960s.

  • We finished the day down, but these two guys were responsible for much of the trading session’s strength, Cramer says.

  • If you think Christmas is the next big thing, then think again. There’s something bigger on the way.

  • Plus, Cramer offers some private-sector solutions for the U.S. financial crisis.

  • Cramer's giving out an award for the market's top decision-maker.

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    On Monday Barack Obama named his top energy and environment officials. It's widely believed the team intends to tackle serious energy issues. How should you trade?

  • Here’s another video from my friend and senior fellow at the Cato Institute, Dan Mitchell – one that is particularly timely – on Keynesian “stimulus” proposals.

  • President-elect Barack Obama on Saturday named New York City's housing commissioner to his Cabinet, a somewhat surprising pick as speculation had focused on the mayors Miami, Atlanta and others.

  • Stocks closed sharply lower, led by financials after comments from JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon and as investors worried about the fate of the auto bailout.

  • Stocks turned mixed Thursday as a rise in commodities stocks offset pressure from a weak jobs report and a sharp drop in import prices.

  • Mr. Daschle has long been involved in health care reform, even going back to the early 1990s when he played a part in Sen. Hillary Clinton's early efforts. He wrote a book on the subject: "Critical: What We Can Do About The Healthcare Crisis."

  • Stock index futures indicated a slightly weaker open Thursday, pushed lower by further weakening in the jobs market and a sharp decrease in import prices..

  • Barack Obama

    Americans remain downbeat about the economy, corporate America and the government's handling of the financial crisis, but optimistic about Barack Obama's ability to turn things around, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

  • Maybe it's time to worry about the cost of higher education. The number of students taking the Graduate Record Examination or GRE, the test that's required for most grad school programs, will decline in 2008 according to Inside Higher Ed. Apparently this is the first time that's ever happened during an economic downturn.

  • Andrew Busch

    At the minimum, government is inefficient in allocating resources. At the worst, they allocate resources based on political favors and based on enacting social policy. This is why the letter by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is a step in the right direction.