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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

Tourism Saved Iceland, but Now It"s a Headache

Iceland’s tourism push helped save the once-remote island from a deep economic crisis, but now that business is booming the North Atlantic nation is straining under the weight of the windfall......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 20th, 2017

Former President Obama to speak at Economic Club of Chicago in December

Former President Barack Obama will speak to.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneAug 17th, 2017

On 10th Anniversary, Capital Econ Asks Are We On The Verge Of Another Global Financial Crisis?

Earlier this month marked the tenth anniversary of what economists generally agree was the beginning of the Global Financial Crisis. It was the worst economic downturn since the Great Depre.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 17th, 2017

Qatar in Economic Crisis

Qatar in Economic Crisis Qatar’s economy and its people are paying a big a price for Doha’s unbending stance, according to a report published today by the Abu Dhabi-based ‘Th.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 16th, 2017

This Is The Closest That The U.S. Has Been To Nuclear War Since The Cuban Missile Crisis

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Are we on the verge of a nuclear war with North Korea?  It has now been confirmed that North Korea has successfully created a miniaturized nuclear warhead, and last month they tested a mis.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 10th, 2017

4 depressing charts show why many Americans are still haunted by the Great Recession

Thomson Reuters Forecasts for America's economic growth potential have been slashed post-crisis. US GDP remains 15% below the pre-Great Recession trend, according to a study. This helps explain the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

4 depressing charts that show why many Americans don’t feel the economy has recovered

Thomson Reuters Forecasts for America's economic growth potential have been slashed post-crisis. US GDP remains 15% below the pre-Great Recession trend, according to a study. This helps explain the lack of wage gro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

Venezuela"s deteriorating crisis could send oil to $80 a barrel

Thomson ReutersVenezuela’s deteriorating crisis is “going to be the biggest geopolitical story to watch in the oil markets," according to Helima Croft of RBC Capital Markets. The economic, political and security situation in Vene.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 8th, 2017

Pis Aller: We"ll Be Forced To Use Last Resorts Again In Dealing With The Next Economic Crisis

Pis Aller: We"ll Be Forced To Use Last Resorts Again In Dealing With The Next Economic Crisis.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaAug 8th, 2017