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Election provides some stability, but fiscal cliff looms

Nov 7, 2012
As he spoke about his re-election, President Obama looked to the horizon over the the next four years -- but at the moment that horizon extends only as far as December 31st -- the date of the so-called fiscal cliff.
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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

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?
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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: 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

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.
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Global economy on pause for U.S. election result

Nov 6, 2012
Whichever candidate wins, investors and analysts are hoping the next president will be able to avoid the fiscal cliff. But how will markets react if there is no clear winner?
Posted In: 2012 election, global economy, fiscal cliff

Tim Pawlenty on the election and financial regulation

Nov 5, 2012
Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty talks about his new role as CEO of the Financial Services Roundtable, and his plans for the fiscal cliff and financial regulation.
Posted In: Tim Pawlenty, Financial Services Roundtable, fiscal cliff

Markets await election result

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.
Posted In: 2012 election, stock market, fiscal cliff

CEOs rally to pressure politicians on deficit

Oct 25, 2012
With the fiscal cliff looming, an all-star group of CEOs wants both parties to get serious about the deficit. The fix they're calling for will be tough for both parties to swallow.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, federal budget, Taxes, budget deficit

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