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.
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.
Nov 6, 2012 Protesters continue to fill Athens today ahead of the Greek Parliament’s vote on public sector spending cuts.
Nov 5, 2012 The election won't instantly resolve all economic uncertainty, but companies and investors will finally know whose vision will set the economic agenda.
Nov 5, 2012 Workers are back on strike this morning in Greece, where the government is scheduled to vote on a new round of austerity cuts this week.
Nov 1, 2012 Despite the impending fiscal cliff, slowing global economy, and a weak domestic jobs market, the stock market is still going strong -- outperforming U.S treasuries, corporate bonds, and commodities.
Oct 30, 2012 Hurricane Sandy shut down Wall Street on an ominous anniversary: October 29 -- Black Tuesday. Should we be worried about what will happen when Wall Street re-opens tomorrow?
Oct 24, 2012 Just in time for Halloween something has Wall Street spooked. Yesterday, the Dow fell by more than 200 points for the second time in three trading days.
Oct 23, 2012 It’s fast and furious, and highly controversial. High-frequency trading is the computer–based buying and selling of shares within fractions of a milli-second. A new study just out in Britain suggests this kind of trading is mostly beneficial.