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Fed expects burst of economic relief as risks to long term recovery loom

Jan 4, 2011
Federal Reserve officials are expecting some economic relief this year from the recent tax cut deal between President Barack Obama and Republicans...
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Housing, Obama, quantitative easing, tax cuts, Unemployment
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Wikileaks: the game

Dec 14, 2010
You break into the Oval Office, wait for Obama to fall asleep, then you hijack his laptop. Because Barack Obama is ALWAYS falling asleep at his...
Posted In: Entertainment, games, Obama, Web Culture, wikileaks
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MIDDAY UPDATE: Obama reaches out to business community

Dec 13, 2010
We heard today that President Obama is trying to make nice with the business community. He's poised to name a replacement for Larry Summers,...
Posted In: mid-day update, Obama, tax cuts, Twitter
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MIDDAY UPDATE: Tax cut plan reactions, immigration law, British pubs

Dec 8, 2010
Investors are dumping government bonds in reaction to President Obama's announcement Tuesday to extend tax cuts, unemployment benefits and other...
Posted In: mid-day update, Obama, stimulus program, Supreme Court, tax cuts
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MIDDAY UPDATE: Tax cut deal reached, Citigroup

Dec 7, 2010
President Obama and Congress have reached a truce. Obama agreed to keep the Bush-era tax rates the same for all Americans for two years, and in...
Posted In: Citigroup, Congress, economic downturn, economic stimulus, mid-day update, Obama, tax cuts
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You can never have enough money

Sep 22, 2010
A University of Chicago Law professor posted on his blog about the challenges of the "super rich." The post has been taken off his blog, Truth on...
Posted In: not news, Obama, Taxes, wealth
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Congress passes a bill, before the election!

Sep 16, 2010
This final note today. Politics and the economy once again. Forget all that talk you've been hearing about nothing passing Congress 'til after the...
Posted In: business, Congress, Obama, Small Business, tax breaks
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Top Republican says no deal on tax cuts...

Sep 14, 2010
... says no one should get a tax hike in these tough economic times...
Posted In: Chicago, Darjeeling, mid-day update, Mitch McConnell, Obama, Oprah, tax cuts, tea
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Who is Austan Goolsbee? ...

Sep 10, 2010
... He's Obama's new top economic adviser...
Posted In: defense contractors, fedex, Goolsbee, Memphis, mid-day update, Obama, OPEC, Pentagon, Rosh Hashanah
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U.S. economic growth slows...

Jul 30, 2010
GDP grew significantly less fast in the last three months. Are we sliding back into recession?...
Posted In: Chrysler, deflation, GDP, GM, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, Obama, pensions, Tony Hayward

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