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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Four more years of Obama will 'crush our future', says Romney

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 02:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Ames, Iowa

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ames, Iowa Mitt Romney promised on Friday he would be the agent of change needed to restore US economic health, accusing President Barack Obama of a four-year ... policy. “That’s because all Mitt Romney has is a one-point economic plan that he’s been running on for two years: the very wealthy get to play by a very different set of rules than everyone else,” ...

  2. Business - Money - TALKING POINTS

    US Elections and Financial Implications

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by HARTMUT ISSEL

    ... it will likely lead to a change in policy direction- and economic fate. Obama and his opponent, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, have different visions on the role of government in business ... should not have much impact on Chinese equities, as long as no serious trade measures are taken. Asian bonds will be a different story. Given Romney's bias for spending cuts to fix ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US economy report brings mixed signals on jobs

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... than expected, as voters decide between a second term for President Barack Obama or a change to Republican challenger Mitt Romney. With polls showing the candidates locked in one of the closest ... Agence France-Presse in Washington With unemployment up, but more work created, Obama and Romney both seek to score points Economic report brings mixed signals on jobs The final key ...

  4. Business - Economy

    US jobless rate could tick higher: analysts

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 11:54am by AFP

    ... other than an improvement of the jobless rate in Friday’s numbers could harm Obama’s re-election effort, as he runs neck-and-neck in national polls with Republican challenger Mitt Romney ... chances of being re-elected. However, if the unemployment number jumps back above eight per cent, Romney may have the upper hand,” he said. Both sides are expected to spin the numbers in their own ...

  5. Business - Economy - UNITED STATES

    US payrolls spike, give Obama election boost

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 08:49pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... Obama against Republican Mitt Romney. While the rise in the jobless rate was expected, the increase in payrolls beat even the most optimistic forecast in a Reuters poll. The report provides ... the 2007-09 recession remains distant. The jobless rate, which peaked during the recession at 10 per cent, remains about 3 percentage points above its pre-recession level. Romney has made the nation’s ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Corporate US awaits Obama action on deficit

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... executives who lost the bet that Mitt Romney would defeat Barack Obama are bracing for tougher regulation and hoping a deal can be struck with Congress to cut the deficit. Obama's choice ... and is serious about cutting it." Shares of Wall Street firms fell in New York on what analysts said were dashed hopes that Romney would roll back or ease the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act that overhauled ...

  7. News - World

    Obama to make key statement on US economy

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:16pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... House at 1.05pm (2.05am HK time). Obama, who defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Tuesday in a race in which the two candidates offered different visions for jump-starting the sluggish ...

  8. Business - Economy - UNITED STATES

    US unemployment rate drops to near 4-year low of 7.8pc

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... the November 6 poll. The report also had the potential to swing momentum back to Obama after his weak showing in the first of three television debates on Wednesday. Republican candidate Mitt Romney ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time the US stopped bashing China's currency policy

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by BERND DEBUSMANN

    ... for granted. China is a tempting scapegoat for economic problems that began on Wall Street. Both President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, portrayed themselves as defenders of American workers against a rising superpower that uses unfair practices. Romney is history, but his alarmist portrayal of China as a destroyer of American jobs lives on. There's no doubt ...

  10. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Can US come to terms with the trade-offs of free trade?

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Mitt Romney- both of whom have campaigned on tough action against China. Romney has been particularly strong as he seeks to offer something fresh- vowing to formally declare China ... to enter a potentially fraught new period- whether it is Barack Obama or Mitt Romney who wins tomorrow's presidential race. Tweets by @GregTorode ...




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