President Obama went into his reelection fight facing significant head winds – most important, high unemployment and slow economic growth. But for a multitude of reasons, including Obama’s positives and Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s negatives, Obama succeeded. Here’s our list.
Stocks would rally with a Romney win, because it would signal a change of direction, according to a Barclay's survey of professional investors. Stocks would sell off briefly with an Obama victory as investors would move to bonds.
Last month, the Monitor profiled five undecided voters whose allegiances were especially prized because they live in swing states. Now, less than two weeks before Election Day, we check in with them to see what they’re thinking now.