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Analysis: Obama solved one economic crisis. It"s the second that haunts him.

How the president saved the economy, but not the middle class If you worked a factory shift in Michigan in January 2009, when Barack Obama assumed the office of the presidency, you were wrestling with two manners of economic crisis. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2017

Analysis: Obama solved one economic crisis. It"s the second that haunts him.

How the president saved the economy, but not the middle class If you worked a factory shift in Michigan in January 2009, when Barack Obama assumed the office of the presidency, you were wrestling with two manners of economic crisis. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2017

GOP-run House votes to roll back post-2008 financial rules

The Republican-led House approved sweeping legislation Thursday to undo much of former President Barack Obama's landmark banking law created after the 2008 economic crisis that caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs and homes......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 8th, 2017

Financial Crisis, Regulatory Agenda Shaped Obama"s Economic Legacy

President Barack Obama took office in the middle of a financial crisis with Corporate America .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 18th, 2017

Barack Obama lights National Christmas Tree for final time

Obama reflected on his years in office and said the US is a country that has come back from economic crisis, wars and national tragedies.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 2nd, 2016

Obama says U.S. stands "shoulder to shoulder" with Greece

President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the U.S. stood 'shoulder to shoulder' with Greece, acknowledging the crisis-hit country had made progress on economic adjustment, but had challenges ahead. It has been the policy of my administration to do everything.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 15th, 2016

Political Risk Analysis: Is Venezuela Now Entering A Full-Blown Political Crisis?

Venezuela is facing down a seemingly insurmountable mix of political and economic problems. The country’s economy is expected to contract by nearly 10% in 2016, inflation is spiraling out of control, and the government has not proposed any solution to t.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 28th, 2016

L.A. ballot measure would make housing affordability crisis worse, opponents" study finds

A Los Angeles ballot measure pitched as a way to provide good jobs and less expensive housing would instead worsen the city’s affordability crisis, according to an economic analysis released Thursday by the measure’s critics. The study targets Measure.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 20th, 2016

Housing ballot measure would worsen affordability crisis, study funded by opponents concludes

A Los Angeles ballot measure pitched as a way to provide good jobs and less expensive housing would instead worsen the city’s affordability crisis, according to an economic analysis released Thursday by the measure’s critics. The study targets Mea.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 20th, 2016

The Brexit Crisis Isn’t Over Yet

All doomsayers are wrong until they’re not. World authorities from President Barack Obama to International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde all warned the U.K. of economic disaster if it chose to leave the EU. But the first hard statistics comin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 23rd, 2016

Albert Edwards: The European Migrant Crisis Is A Disaster But Not For The Reasons You Think

Societe General’s perma-bear Albert Edwards is a widely read bank analyst because he looks at the world with an apparent mathematical mind, searching for truth and not considering politically restrictive niceties when providing economic analysis. In tra.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 22nd, 2016

Larry Summers Argues Big Banks Losing Value

Big banks are no safer now than they were before the financial crisis, according to a new analysis by a Harvard duo that includes former White House economic advisor Larry Summers. Not only does the paper assert that the possibility of a too-big-to-fail s.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseSep 15th, 2016

Project Syndicate: El-Erian: Time for IMF, eurozone to agree on a real solution for Greek debt crisis

Greek citizens have waited, and suffered, long enough, says Mohamed A. El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz and a former deputy director at the International Monetary Fund......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 21st, 2017

Crisis On The Horizon: Will It Be Economic Collapse? Global Civil Unrest? War? We Won"t Have To Guess Much Longer...

Authored by Jeremiah Johnson (Nom de plume of a retired Green Beret of the United States Army Special Forces) via SHTFplan.com, “Never le.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 20th, 2017

Qatar Accuses UAE Of Supporting 9/11 World Trade Center Attacks As Gulf Crisis Deepens

The Gulf state hit back at its former allies as economic blockade continues......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 20th, 2017

Retail exec warns a global economic crisis is looming: "This bubble… will explode"

Getty/Pascal Le SegretainBernard Arnault, CEO and chairman of the world's largest lu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 19th, 2017

As EU Preps Sanctions Extension, Russia Adapts

The European Union is set to extend economic sanctions on Russia in the coming days, but the bloc’s efforts to isolate Moscow over the Ukraine crisis are fading, even as Washington looks to toughen its stance......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 18th, 2017

What Housing Recovery? Real Home Prices Still 16% Below 2007 Peak

Since the financial crisis, home equity has gone from being America’s biggest driver of (illusory) wealth to one of the biggest sources of economic inequality. And while the post-crisis recovery has returned the nation.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 16th, 2017

Summer Of Hate: The Arrival Of The Crisis & The Second Civil War?

Authored by Michael Hart and StockBoardAsset, In our previous article, we discussed how our analysis of recent events in the US and elsewhere seem to be leading up to some sort of ‘Crisis Event’ that appears to corr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 16th, 2017

LVMH CEO Warns "Economic Crisis Is Unavoidable"

While hopeful about the future for France following Macron's election victory and "optimistic" about the longer-term future, luxury tycoon Bernard Arnault warned that business is in a "very strange period" .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 16th, 2017

Years after meltdown, Latinos still wary of big banks

After being hit hard during the recession, Latinos say they are worried that the same reckless behaviors that precipitated the economic crisis could make a comeback......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 16th, 2017