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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

Venezuela seeing bitcoin boom amid economic crisis

A growing number of Venezuelans are turning to bitc.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnews18 hr. 59 min. ago

Yellen"s Fed legacy: Turning crisis into calm

America's first female central banker was instrumental in helping keep the economic recovery on track.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 13th, 2017

Unemployment Back to Precrisis Level in Rich Countries

The rate of unemployment across the world’s developed economies finally returned to its pre-crisis level in October, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 12th, 2017

Treasury analysis asserts GOP tax plan would be paid for

With just days to go before House and Senate Republicans want to vote on a final tax bill, the Treasury Department issued a one-page memo outlining its views on the economic growth prospects of the Senate-passed version of the bill......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 11th, 2017

Treasury analysis asserts GOP tax plan pays for itself

With just days to go before House and Senate Republicans want to vote on a final tax bill, the Treasury Department issued a one-page memo outlining its views on the economic growth prospects of the Senate-passed version of the bill......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 11th, 2017

Are Economic Crises Inherent To Market Economies?

Authored by Jesus Huerta de Soto via The Mises Institute, It is interesting to note that Marx, in his analysis of the capitalist economic system, basically concentrat.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 8th, 2017

Analysis: No, bonds aren"t signaling economic trouble ahead. Here"s why

Despite persistently low 10-year rates and a narrowing of the difference to the 2-year bond, there aren't urgent signs of distress.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 7th, 2017

Commentary: How the CFPB Fight Is a Sign of the Next Financial Crisis

A Trump ally and Obama holdover are vying to be director. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was created after the 2007-08 financial crisis as an independent watchdog for the public. The crisis demonstra.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 6th, 2017

UK government made no analysis of Brexit"s economic impact

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Brexit negotiations must not be held up by disputes over Irish borders and that the issue should be tackled in phase two of departure talks......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 6th, 2017