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Forecast for Oil Demand Cut as Economy Slows (New York Times)
Oil prices fell to their lowest level in more than a year, as the slowing global economy led the International Energy Agency to cut its forecast for global demand.
Taiwan president vows to improve economy, China ties (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou on Friday urged confidence in the economy and pledged to promote peace with China as the island marked its first national day under his government.
For military, bad economy aids recruiting (AP via Yahoo! News)
The tough economy could make it easier to sign up soldiers.
McCain, Obama offer dueling ideas to save economy (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
John McCain and Barack Obama outlined modest steps to counter the faltering economy and plummeting stock market on Friday, fresh evidence of the dominant role of pocketbook issues in their race for the White House.
Ailing U.S. economy brings fears of a crime wave (International Herald Tribune)
It is the question on the minds of many Americans: If the economy sinks to depths not seen in decades, will crime return with a vengeance?
McCain, Obama offer dueling ideas to save economy (AP via Yahoo! News)
John McCain and Barack Obama outlined steps to counter the faltering economy and plummeting stock market on Friday, fresh evidence of the dominant role of pocketbook issues in their race for the White House.
Detroit & Economy: Can GM and Ford Survive? (Newsweek)
Can Detroit survive in this economy?
Obama focuses on economy, rejects McCain attacks (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama said on Friday a mounting financial crisis required coordinated global steps as he focused on the U.S. economy and rejected Republican John McCain's personal attacks.
Japan looks for new ways to boost economy (Washington Post)
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso sought new ways to stimulate the economy on Thursday, as a 14.5 percent dive in machinery orders provided further evidence the global financial crisis is pushing Japan into recession.
Text of Bush's remarks Friday on the economy (AP via Yahoo! News)
Text of President Bush's remarks on the economy Friday, as provided by the White House: