US economy

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30 Apr, 2009

Last-minute negotiations to save the US car giant from bankruptcy appear to have failed, reports from America suggest

Tokyo Stock Exchange
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30 Apr, 2009

Investors flocked to buy stocks worldwide yesterday after signs that American consumers are starting to spend again

Barack Obama
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17 Apr, 2009

From the economy to foreign policy the new president has little between here and the horizon but a sheet of very thin ice, which is already starting to crack

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27 Mar, 2009

While the Treasury Secretary gets pelted with mouldy cabbages, especially by Paul Krugman, the President charms the nation

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23 Mar, 2009

Accusations that he was a Wall St ‘shill’ mean that Jim Cramer, the embodiment of the ‘greed is good’ era, is finished

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20 Mar, 2009

The president is dancing on the edge of a volcano with denials of knowledge about bonuses at AIG – and he’s already been burned

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13 Mar, 2009

Like Roosevelt before him, Barack Obama will be forced to lurch to the left to save the country from wider economic desolation

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04 Mar, 2009

Leaders around the world see the worldwide slump as an opportunity to spend billions on creating ‘green-collar’ jobs as a way of kick-starting their economies

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13 Feb, 2009

As the country goes into meltdown and California prints IOUs, Americans are already questioning if the president can save them

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30 Jan, 2009

But on the economy the president is just playing the same old tune, helping Wall Street and the banks to enrich themselves further

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