Global Investing

Trading Obama and McCain contracts

September 30, 2008

Which one to bet?Politicians are busy blaming betting in financial markets for the recent market turmoil, with Jean-Claude Juncker, chairman of euro zone finance ministers, urging investors to stop playing a “casino game” with their shares this week.

Wait on stimulus package, says former White House budget chief

September 5, 2008

The economy is a key issue in the presidential election, but Congress should hold off on a second economic stimulus package for now, a top supporter of Senator John McCain said Thursday.