Archive for January 26th, 2012

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U.S. Economic Performance Under Obama and Bush43

January 26, 2012

With the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign heating up, traffic has risen noticeably to an article on this site that was posted in August 2008, which compared growth, inflation, and the performance of share prices, the dollar, and job creation under different presidencies since the Kennedy administration.  Some of the figures upon which that original study […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Markets Pumped by Fed Decision and Greek PSI Rumor

January 26, 2012

There is a stronger risk appetite today. The euro touched a 5-week high of $1.3176 and is 0.3% stronger on balance. The dollar has also slipped 0.6% relative to the Australian dollar, 0.5% versus the kiwi, 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% versus the loonie, 0.2% against the yen and 0.1% vis-a-vis sterling. The German […] More