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President Obama has been re-elected to lead the country for four more years -- what do the election results mean for the economy, the fiscal cliff negotiations, and the fate of Wall Street? Now that President Obama has been re-elected, implementation of the Affordable Care Act will shift into high gear, which gives some small business owners an upset stomach.

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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.

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?

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?

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.

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?

Obamacare: The right medicine for small business?

Nov 7, 2012
Now that President Obama has been reelected, implementation of the Affordable Care Act will shift into high gear, which gives some small business owners a stomach ache.

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?

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Podcast Extra: Vision can wait, let's avoid the 'cliff'

Nov 7, 2012
Accepting a second term, President Obama looked to the horizon with a view for where he wants to take us in the next four years, but at the moment that horizon extends about as far as December 31st. Mission one post-election for the president and Congress is steering clear of the "fiscal cliff."

PODCAST: What Obama's re-election means for the economy

Nov 7, 2012
Now that President Barack Obama has been re-elected, we take a look at what the election results mean for the economy and fiscal cliff. Plus, what role did big money from outside groups play in this election? And we look at what's next for Obamacare, the impact on China, and whether Obama's victory will lead to compromise or more gridlock.

President Obama has been re-elected to lead the country for four more years — what do the election results mean for the economy, the fiscal cliff negotiations, and the fate of Wall Street? Now that President Obama has been re-elected, implementation of the Affordable Care Act will shift into high gear, which gives some small business owners an upset stomach.

The team

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