Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Bloomberg Customers

U.S. economy

Get Smarter. It's the Economy Election

Get Smarter. It's the Economy Election

Photograph by Kai Nedden/laif/Redux

While both parties have expressed opposition to the “meat axe” approach to deficit reduction, they remain divided on a workable alternative. However, similar budget sequesters in 1988 and 1990, which were reduced or erased by subsequent legislation, may offer insight into a likely outcome.

—Jonathan Masters, Council on Foreign Relations: “What Is the Fiscal Cliff?” Aug. 1, 2012

The campaign is engaged and I have been reading up. Some analysis is complex, some nuanced: Real subtleties between the parties on the future of fiscal America.

Masters pens a tour-de-force of simplicity with two killer charts.

November is upon us. Get smarter. It’s the Economy Election. Discuss.

Keene hosts Bloomberg Surveillance 7-10 a.m. ET on 1130 AM in the New York metro area and nationally on SiriusXM 113.

blog comments powered by Disqus