Obama Elected President: Where is the Economy Headed?

With Barack Obama as America’s new president-elect, it seems the question on many people’s minds is “What’s Next?” How will Obama bring about the change that his campaign has promised as he moves through his transition to the White House, many news sources are asking. And although stocks appear to be falling in the U.S. and Europe with the open of trade today, the Asian market is up and so are the moods of millions of people across the country and globally who’s hopes were lifted with this historic election. Still, many are  wondering where this will lead the economy…

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