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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

GOP Politicized Military Deaths Under Obama, Now Says Don"t Criticize Trump

When President Barack Obama was confronted with a similar military crisis in 2015, he was afforded nothing like the respect Trump’s supporters are now demanding for him......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek11 hr. 30 min. ago

Russia"s Rosneft to take control of Kurdish oil pipeline amid crisis

The move appears to be part of strategy by President Putin to boost Moscow's Middle Eastern political and economic influence.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard18 hr. 45 min. ago

Seattle employee tax is "the most fair way" to fund homeless services, backer Mike O"Brien says

The city council member who proposed a new tax to address the city's homelessness crisis explains why and what affect it will have on economic development......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2017

Gary Cohn fears this is how the next crisis will happen

Gary Cohn, President Trump's top economic adviser, worries about how reliant the financial system has become on clearinghouses -- the middlemen that ensure the smooth execution of trillions in complex transactions......»»

Category: marketsSource: cnnOct 17th, 2017

How the next financial crisis could happen

Gary Cohn, President Trump's top economic adviser, worries about how reliant the financial system has become on clearinghouses -- the middlemen that ensure the smooth execution of trillions in complex transactions......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 17th, 2017

Iraq forces wrest control of two Kirkuk oil fields from Kurds

The autonomous Kurdish region is already going through its worst economic crisis.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 17th, 2017

Housing, utilities, health care push consumer spending — here"s how Florida did

Housing, utilities and health care contributed the most to national consumer spending growth, according to a new report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, while spending on gasoline and energy decreased.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2017

Did Charlotte make Moody"s Analytics" Amazon HQ2 shortlist?

Ten metropolitan areas are on the shortlist to land the proposed second headquarters for Amazon.com Inc., according to a recent data-specific analysis from Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody’s Corp. (NYSE: MCO) that provides economic and c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2017

Moody’s Analytics: The Amazon HQ2 shortlist

Ten metropolitan areas are on the shortlist to land the proposed second headquarters for Amazon.com Inc., according to a recent data-specific analysis from Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody’s Corp. (NYSE: MCO) that provides economic and ca.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2017