27 October 2008 12:00 [Source: ICIS news]
Economy casts shadow over ballot measures
The financial crisis may keep voters from supporting some of the dozen-plus bond measures in eight states.
Health plans could face obstacles
As McCain and Obama tout their health plans, Congress is likely to be looking at more-limited ways to expand coverage.
Global financial storm hits
The global financial storm rolled across the Persian Gulf, as
Money & Investing
Job losses compound the downturn subscriber content
A rash of new job data show the labor market is the worst it has been since the two prior recessions, worrying economists who usually expect the weakest picture at the end of a recession.
Retailers expect gloomy holiday subscriber content
Retail executives say they expect same-store holiday sales to fall from year-ago levels despite plans to offer more discounts and promotions.
Chrysler, GM seek federal aid subscriber content
A harsh reality has emerged for GM and Chrysler: Without a merger and possibly an assist from the federal government, two of
End of battle centres on turf Bush carried
Senators John McCain and Barack Obama are spending time in states once solid for the Republican Party, a sign of Mr. McCain’s dire position in the final week.
Democrats in steel country see colour, and beyond it
John McCain hopes for an opening in
Credit crisis slows economy in once-hot
Asian markets head down amid currency concerns
Intensely nervous after Friday’s mass sell-offs around the world, Asian stock markets started the week lower.
Poll shows Obama with an 8-point lead
Democrat has widened margin against GOP rival, with many respondents linking McCain's image to Bush, according to a new Washington Post poll.
Amid uncertainty, gun sales up
Increase is attributed in part to economic woes and fears that Democrats will enact new gun controls.
Overcoming a long-held wariness by many Americans about living in the
For firms owed money, factoring is fast cash
Bank loans have been harder to come by, but that doesn't mean companies' need for funding has dried up. To get cash, small and medium-size businesses increasingly turn to firms that get them money they are owed more quickly.
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Hunt begins for long-missing students
The federal government is mapping burial sites at former residential schools as researchers try to identify how many of the estimated thousands of native children who went missing from the schools are buried in unmarked or anonymous graves.
Police seek man seen fleeing
Ricardo Montejo was at home minding his own business Saturday morning when crazy things began happening in the apartment above.
Financial crisis moves to Gulf Arab nations
World markets slide further; Nikkei at 26-year low
World markets resumed their slide Monday, with
BUENOS AIRES HERALD
Thousands of people yesterday marched to
US launches rare attack inside
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