Obama jobs package

Obama to announce help on housing, student loans

The actions come as Obama has faced resistance from Republicans to a $447 billion jobs package he has urged Congress to pass.

Oct 24, 2011, 08:58 AM IST

Obama jobs plan reinvigorates growth outlook

Barack Obama`s jobs package could lift US economic growth by one to three percentage points in 2012, add well over one million jobs and lower the unemployment rate by at least half a percentage point.

Sep 09, 2011, 13:33 PM IST

Obama jobs plan reinvigorates growth outlook

Barack Obama`s jobs package could lift US economic growth by one to three percentage points in 2012, add well over one million jobs and lower the unemployment rate by at least half a percentage point.

Sep 09, 2011, 13:33 PM IST

Global stocks fall as Obama plan fails to spark rally

European stock index futures fell on Friday, following Asian markets lower, as a USD 447 billion jobs package from US President Barack Obama failed to entice investors back into equities amid concerns that it could be hamstrung by political wrangling.

Sep 09, 2011, 12:34 PM IST