Obama Lays Out Second Term Policy Agenda

February 13, 2013 0

Washington D.C. In his first State of the Union address since being reelected, President Obama outlined an ambitious second term policy agenda that lays out his policy plans to revive the U.S. economy while advocating for deficit reduction, immigration reform, government […]

Obama: “We’re Now At The Last Minute”

December 29, 2012 0

Washington D.C. President Obama met with House and Senate leaders on Friday afternoon in a last minute meeting aimed at resolving a political stalemate over how to resolve the federal budget impasse and avoid sending the U.S. over the looming “fiscal cliff”and […]

Defiant Boehner Will Ask Congress To Vote On “Plan B”

December 20, 2012 0

Washington D.C. Fears of a political stalemate and budget impasse over the looming “fiscal cliff” between Republicans and Democrats concerning key fiscal policy issues have renewed some jitters in the market.  Republican House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced on Wednesday that he would call for […]

New Counter-Proposals Offered Towards a Budget Compromise

December 12, 2012 0

 Washington D.C. After a closed door budget meeting on Sunday between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) that produced little news, on Monday President Obama provided a counter-proposal to the House Republican budget proposal and Boehner […]

How Did America Get To The Fiscal Cliff?

November 12, 2012 0

U.S. politicians will return to Capitol Hill on Tuesday in Washington D.C. to address the simmering budget battle related to the “fiscal cliff” that has garnered immediate attention in global markets following the end of the U.S. presidential election last Tuesday. […]

Creating A Fiscal Compromise That Works

November 9, 2012 0

After President Obama was elected to his first term as a U.S. President in 2008, he faced a plunging stock market, a shattered housing market, financial and auto sectors on the brink of collapse, and a Capitol Hill […]

Measuring The Economic Impact Of Hurricane Sandy

October 31, 2012 0

New York City, New York After the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on Monday across the eastern coast of the U.S. which was  the largest weather related storm in a century that shut down  New York City, caused widespread damage, and halted […]

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