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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

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

5 Economic Lessons From Obama"s Presidency

5 Economic Lessons From Obama"s Presidency.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalpha22 hr. 52 min. ago

Venezuela Names Ricardo Sanguino New Head of Central Bank

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday named a longtime ruling Socialist Party lawmaker as the new head of the central bank as the oil-rich nation tries to turn around a devastating economic crisis......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 22nd, 2017

Economic Preview: Forget 4% growth: 3% would be a major feat for Trump after record drought

The final reading on economic growth at the end of the Obama presidency is expected to extend a disappointing trend: The U.S. failed to reach 3% annual growth for an unprecedented 11st straight year. Can Donald Trump alter that dismal reality?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 22nd, 2017

Will Trump end globalization? The doubt haunts Davos" elite

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — It's been impossible to escape the shadow of Donald Trump at this year's gathering of the business elites at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 21st, 2017

Mexico seeks stronger U.S. ties despite Trump campaign barbs

By Adriana Barrera MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's president said on Friday he wanted to strengthen relations with his new U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, whose threats and barbs against the country raised fears of a major economic crisis, and batt.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 21st, 2017

Mexico seeks stronger U.S. ties despite Trump campaign barbs

By Adriana Barrera MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's president said on Friday he wanted to strengthen relations with his new U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, whose threats and barbs against the country raised fears of a major economic crisis, and batt.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 21st, 2017

Is Europe Headed For A Political And Financial Crisis In 2017?

While most eyes are on the dramatic shifts possible for U.S. economic policy as Donald Trump is sworn in as president on January 20, similarly deep pol.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 20th, 2017

What really happened to your taxes while Obama was President

With Donald Trump and the Republicans set to take the reins of government, Washington's economic priorities are clear: Expect big tax cuts.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 20th, 2017

President Obama made one of history"s greatest stock market calls in March 2009

President Barack Obama stepped into office in 2009 — the year after stocks lost nearly 40% amid the financial crisis of 2007-08. And a few months into his presidency, he ended up making one of the most perfectly t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 20th, 2017

Here"s how much debt the US government added under President Obama

Alex Wong/Getty ImagesAs part of the broader economic legacy of President Obama, from jobs to the stock market, one of the most notable changes has been the inc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 20th, 2017