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  • Automakers look to Obama for aid

    Detroit automakers and their allies in Congress said yesterday that Barack Obama's victory could help U.S. automakers line up federal funding needed for them to survive the current economic slump. Obama made it clear during his campaign that he...
  • Patriots wade into mortgage crisis

     
    A ago, the New England Patriots suffered a black eye over Spygate admitting to having broken NFL rules in their zeal to scout opposing teams. It was a national embarrassment to the entire organization and owner Bob Kraft wound up apologizing......
  • Maryland’s financial regulator nominated for Fed job

    Sarah Bloom Raskin is deeply interested in the economy's effect on everyday life, a driving force in her work to keep Marylanders from being scammed, foreclosed on or caught up in a bank failure. That consumer focus caught White House attention. Raskin,...
  • Don't expect much from next Great Man

    Finally, blessedly, it's over. After the longest, most expensive campaign in American history, the voters have decided who will be the next Great Man to take the helm of our ship of state. Sen. Barack Obama has been swept into the presidency on a wave...
  • When President leads, the world will follow

    THE PRESENCE of British Prime Minister Tony Blair made clear that President Bush addressed not only Congress and the American people last night, but the world. The leadership he put on display was measured, not impetuous. Because Mr. Bush rose to the...
  • We aren't in this alone

    BEFORE TUESDAY'S terror attack, the Bush administration had offended allies and others with unilateralist gestures over an array of issues. The message was that the United States is the world's only superpower, get used to it. Since Tuesday, the...
  • Hurricane washes over U.S. economy

    The port of New Orleans, the Mississippi River and critical railroads and highways that fan out from the Gulf Coast are the arteries of the U.S. economy, maintaining the flow of Midwest grain to the world and supplying raw materials that find their way...
  • Gasoline prices rise due to Katrina

    NEW YORK - Gasoline futures rose yesterday amid expectations that today's weekly snapshot of U.S. inventory data will show gasoline supplies at near critical levels, largely because of a shortage of production in the Gulf Coast caused by Hurricane...
  • Today's action: The view from home

    Stock prices plunged on Wall Street today, fueled mainly by data that showed the economy is not growing as fast as once believed. The report, from the Institute for Supply Management, said that its index of business activity remained steady at 50.5 in...
  • Rally spurs belief bear market is over

    With the Standard & Poor's 500 index notching four straight winning weeks for the first time in more than a year, the stock market rally is gaining more believers. July's spikes in mutual fund redemptions, trading volume and key gauges of investor fear...
  • U.S. economy proved resilient

    Much has been written about heroes in the past year, but the unsung hero has been the American consumer, who almost single-handedly prevented the country from plunging into a deep and prolonged recession. Immediately after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks,...
  • Dollar scales six-year peak vs yen, Aussie falters on weak data

    TOKYO/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar struck a six-year high against the yen and was poised near a two-year peak against the euro, while gathering more bullish impetus on Wednesday as weaker than expected Australian retail sales data sparked selling on...