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Obama begins to set economic course - Times West Virginian

By germanifa01 - November 25th, 2008, 8:58, Category: General

CHICAGO — Eager to calm economic anxieties, President-elect Barack Obama is rolling out an economic vision that will require congressional cooperation even before he settles into his new desk in the White House's Oval Office. Obama will introduce his new economic leadership team Monday, a key step

Global markets soar as investors welcome Citigroup's $326bn rescue package - Daily Mail
The US government's plan to bail-out ailing Citigroup sent Wall Street soaring on Monday for the second straight session as investors hoped that the worst of the financial industry's problems might finally be over. The Dow Jones industrials surged nearly 400 points, and all the major indexes jumped

Protests force partial closure of Bangkok airport - CNN
All departing flights were canceled after the protesters broke into the passenger terminal, Serirat Prasutanond, the director of Suvarnabhumi airport, said. There are also demonstrators sitting on the road in front of the terminal, video of the protest showed. They are trying to prevent Thai Prime

Paulson Defends $700 Billion Bailout, Urges Patience - CNBC
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said the US economic situation might be much worse than it already is if Congress had not approved a $700-billion financial bailout program. Lefteris Pitarakis / AP United States Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson But he urged patience in expecting quick results from