ElectionDay2008 http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/13483/all en Journalists Credit Obama for Stock Gains, Ignore Losses http://mrc.org/articles/journalists-credit-obama-stock-gains-ignore-losses <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; As stocks rose on Election Day 2008, the media were more than happy to credit investors’ excitement over Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama’s chance of winning. But when stocks tanked in the days following Obama’s election, concern over Obama’s economic policies was the last possible culprit.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/journalists-credit-obama-stock-gains-ignore-losses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Media abc AgenceFRance-Presse AP BarackObama BetsyStark BiannaGolodryga cbs ChrisCuomo CNBC crashof1987 DowJonesIndustrialAverage ElectionDay2008 forbes JFK KatieCouric LosAngelesTimes MelissaLee NBC nosedive Obamaeffect Recession SteveSchaefer stockmarket tailspin TerrySavage TheStreet.com unemployment USAToday WallStreetJournal Wed, 12 Nov 2008 18:36:43 +0000 admin 25775 at http://mrc.org