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2012 Economy

2012 Scenarios: What if the Economy Heads Back Downhill?

Mike Lux | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

Both in economics and politics, it is incumbent on Obama's team to plan for the worst just in case, and to craft a message that will work in the fall no matter the economic trend lines. There are a couple of major reasons this is especially important.

South American Nation Sees Huge Inflation

AP | Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's Central Bank says the country finished the year with 27.6 percent inflation, the highest in Latin America. The oil-...

Happy New Year! Now, Here Are a Few Things to Worry About

Jared Bernstein | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

I figure you'd want me to give it to you straight, starting out the new year by cataloging a few of the risk factors in play, economically speaking.