Chilly stock market welcome for Obama and a problem with predictions

| November 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Barack Obama’s re-election victory received a chilly welcome on Wall Street, as the economic realities of the credit crisis remain unchanged regardless of whether America has a Democrat or Republican President. While the giant American fund manager Fidelity correctly predicted in August that rising stock markets suggested Obama would win, as reported in this […]

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Last night’s debate: no clear winner, but the Obama campaign is now spiteful, petulant and lightweight

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The final presidential debate was not a great advertisement for the genre. After a strong start, Mitt Romney appeared content to sit back and give Barack Obama sufficient floor time to dig himself a big hole. The hole proved large enough for both men. This debate added little to our understanding of foreign policy, although […]

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Obama did not ‘underperform': we saw the real man

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Barack Obama was dreadful in the first presidential debate. He seemed confused and hesitant; his thoughts were incoherent. There seems to be confusion among the Left as to how such a thing could have happened. How could such a celebrated orator underperform? The answer is simple: Obama did not underperform. Mr Obama is in the […]

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British politicians have a high-school crush on Obama. Don’t they realise he’s just an opportunistic flirt?

| September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Today’s instalment of Carry on Diplomacy saw American film producer Harvey Weinstein reporting this conversation with Mr Cameron: I witnessed Prime Minister saying to a group of people, myself included, that Mitt Romney had that unique distinction of uniting all of England against him with his various remarks. On behalf of my love of England, […]

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Stock market rebound means Obama will be re-elected, says funds giant

| August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Rebounding share prices mean Barack Obama has a 60pc probability of getting re-elected in this November’s US Presidential Election, according to fund management giant Fidelity but other big investors are not so sure. Less than 100 days before the US election, Trevor Greetham, asset allocation director at Fidelity, cites research by Intrade, a prediction […]

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Obama and Will Hutton live in a world outside of economics. Successful people don’t owe the state

| July 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Will Hutton decides that President Obama is right about something: thereby proving that he must be wrong. It’s one of those basic points about life: if Mr Hutton applauds you then you must be making a mistake. As I’ve said before, there’s going to be an error in any position taken he takes, the excitement […]

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There could still be a surprise sting in the tail for Obama from falling US unemployment

| February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The news this week that America now has a lower unemployment rate than Britain did not make headlines here. Having moved to New York in 2010, an early and slightly bruising discovery was that Blighty is not the country making the loudest and most persistent blip on America’s economic radar. This week’s visit to Washington of […]

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President Obama Speaks at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

| February 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

President Obama discusses the importance of protecting American consumers by making sure that banks, mortgage companies, loan providers, and other financial services providers play by the rules. January 6, 2012.

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On Obama SOTU: New Financial Fraud Commision Could Actually Slow Down Investigations

| February 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tom Ferguson: Financial Fraud Commission could be used to slow down investigations taking place at the State level

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President Obama Praises CGI as Experts Call for Finance to Boost Development

| September 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

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