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MIDDAY UPDATE: State of the Union, cocoa prices, Academy Award nominations

Jan 25, 2011
President Barack Obama is expected to discuss the economy, unemployment, and the deficit in tonight's State of the Union address. But Senator Jeff...
Posted In: Barack Obama, brunch, budget, cocoa, foreclosures, Jeff Merkley, mid-day update, Obama, Oscars, Paul Ryan, Republican response, State of the Union

MIDDAY UPDATE: Obama's regulation reform, finding a successor for Steve Jobs

Jan 18, 2011
President Barack Obama will sign an executive order today requiring federal agencies to review regulations that might hurt economic growth. Juli...
Posted In: apple, Auto, business, earings, mid-day update, Obama, reform, regulation, steve jobs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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