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Podcast Extra: Ohio goes blue for auto bailout

Nov 7, 2012
What does Obama's victory mean for the economy, monetary policy, and the fiscal cliff? Exit polls showed a majority of Ohioans favored the auto industry bailout which may have put Obama over the edge in the swing state.
Posted In: 2012 election, auto market, bailout, Ohio, Michigan

Podcast Extra: President gets four more, What's next for economy?

Nov 7, 2012
President Obama has been re-elected to lead the country for four more years -- what do the election results mean for the markets? Also, how well did Super PAC spending pay off this election?
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, fiscal cliff

Podcast Extra: The election and the economy

Nov 7, 2012
President Obama has been re-elected to lead the country for four more years -- what do the election results mean for the markets? Also, how is China reacting to the news?
Posted In: 2012 election

Podcast Extra: The election's over, but not the debates

Nov 7, 2012
With both Governor Romney and President Obama calling for bipartisanship, we check in with two dueling economists to help chart the course ahead.
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Next president inherits hopeful economy

Nov 6, 2012
Whoever it is, the next president could benefit from an improving economy. Housing prices are rising again and unemployment is expected to fall.
Posted In: 2012 election, fiscal cliff

Yea or nay: Whether to talk politics at work

Nov 6, 2012
Politics, like religion and sports, can be a delicate workplace conversation topic. How will the day after play out around the office water cooler?
Posted In: workplace, etiquette, Election 2012

Super PACs are here to stay

Nov 6, 2012
Outside political groups expected to focus their dollars on post-election issues.
Posted In: super PACs, super PAC

Employed or not, voting ritual often the same

Nov 6, 2012
In many ways, the 2012 presidential election is a referendum on a number: the nation's unemployment rate of 7.9 percent. Reporters in Oklahoma City (unemployment around 5 percent) and San Bernardino, Calif., (unemployment pushing 12 percent) look behind the numbers.
Posted In: Unemployment, voting, Jobs, Election Day

Election Day: Is waiting the hardest part?

Nov 6, 2012
An economist and an engineer on the frustrations and virtues of waiting.
Posted In: 2012 election, voting

Last-minute outside spending favors Romney

Nov 6, 2012
Outside spending burst closes campaign
Posted In: 2012 elections, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

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