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Obama's victory: A road to compromise or gridlock?

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, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, fiscal cliff

Car country goes blue for auto bailout

Nov 7, 2012
Car country played a big role in President Obama's re-election last night. Michigan and Ohio both benefited from the auto industry bailout and both went for the President last night.
Posted In: 2012 election, Ohio, bailout, GM, Chrysler

Super PACs: A good return on investment?

Nov 7, 2012
Much of the estimated $6 billion in campaign spending this election came from Super PACs who raised millions and then funneled that money into races. Did it pay off?
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, Political ads

What Obama's re-election means to China

Nov 7, 2012
Across the world in China, American expats spent this morning watching election returns at an event hosted by the Shanghai chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce.
Posted In: 2012 election, China, trade, currency

Voters divided at polls, but say they want compromise

Nov 7, 2012
With the election now in the rear view mirror, a sense of certainty has settled over the political landscape. But what does the election result mean for the markets and business outlook?
Posted In: 2012 election, fiscal cliff

Obama victory could mean higher taxes

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 economy, fiscal cliff negotiations, and the fate of Wall Street?
Posted In: 2012 election, Economy, fiscal cliff, Barack Obama

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

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