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As unprecedented numbers of voters cast their ballots on Tuesday, the markets also priced in a candidate, market pros told CNBC.
Presidential election polls have been consistently predicting a Barack Obama victory Tuesday. To get a different perspective, CNBC took the unconventional route and looked at some less-traditional election indicators.
The dollar fell against most major currencies Tuesday as investors await the result of the U.S. Presidential election and look toward central bank meetings later in the week.
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.
With the presidential election just four days away, CNBC asked governors from both sides of the aisle to weigh in.
Barclay's has turned against current progressive thinking and shunned government bailout money. They have decided to raise their own capital by selling GBP 5.8 billion of convertible notes to Middle East investors.
Rick Wagoner meet Charlie Brown. GM's Chairman and CEO now knows how the cartoon character felt getting a box of rocks for Halloween. It looks like Washington/Bush Administration is saying "no thanks" to providing the money needed to make a GM/Chrysler merger happen
The green revolution has ground to a halt with the collapse in oil prices, right? Don't bet on it.
With the financial crisis costing investors and taxpayers alike tens of billions of dollars, legislators are in no mood to suffer fat payouts for executives at financial firms taking part in the government bailout.
Washington doesn't have much of a choice but to give GM the money. If it doesn't, there is a very real possibility Chrysler and GM slide toward bankruptcy.
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.
Lawmakers have called key players from the past and present to congressional hearings in an effort to find out what caused the biggest financial crisis since the 1930s and determine how the government plans to get the nation out of the mess.
In a hearing today before the House Oversight Committee, the credit rating agencies are being portrayed as profit-hungry institutions that would give any deal their blessing for the right price.
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.
A slight thaw in the credit freeze could warm up some cautious buying in battered stocks in the week ahead.
We've all been searching for road maps from the past to help guide us through these current, scary market conditions.
The stock market is on its own wild ride these days, but if investors were to step off the roller coaster for a minute, they might see signs of life in the credit markets.
The screeching volatility that took stocks to the worst decline since October, 1987 wiped out much of Monday's gains and leaves traders afraid that investors will shy away from stocks for a very long time.