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Monday, 19 January 2009

Rescuing economy tops Obama's 100-day agenda | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A calm manner, rhetorical gifts and the promise of new ideas all contributed to Barack Obama's rise to the U.S. presidency as Americans put their trust in him to rescue the economy from its worst crisis in decades.

Now the public and the financial markets want to see if he can deliver.

When he takes the oath of office on Tuesday, Obama will inherit a deepening recession, a shattered financial system, a housing-market meltdown and trillion-dollar budget deficits well into the future.

Well aware that stemming the economic decline is the No. 1 priority for his first 100 days in office, Obama is diving in.

Rescuing economy tops Obama's 100-day agenda | Reuters

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