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Karl Rove benched by Fox News

Celebrity American political consultant Karl Rove has reportedly been benched by Fox News after an abysmal performance at Election time. Rove was consistently wrong throughout the day in his predictions to the point where it may have cost him his job – for now at least.

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TPP anything but plain sailing

The US is in the box seat for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) negotiations but despite the Americans’ clear negotiating clout – obvious on the outskirts of the TPP talks at SkyCity Convention Centre – things are not plain sailing. The powerful US Chamber of Commerce has made it …

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ANZ Morning Brief – Obama rejects Republican counter-offer on fiscal cliff

GLOBAL MARKETS:  Another quiet session overnight with sentiment mixed and little in the way of key macro events to provide market direction. US fiscal cliff negotiations continue with President Obama rejecting the latest Republican counter-offer of US$800bn in reduced revenues. On the data front, the New York ISM surprised to the …

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Around the Web Special – TPP

Updated  With TPP front and centre on New Zealand’s agenda this next fortnight as Auckland plays host to the 15th round of negotiations, newzealandinc.com is running some special around the webs to gauge what’s being said about TPP around the globe. Updated: TV3 News (New Zealand)   Key says ignore Trans-Pacific Partnership …

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Boehner cites lack of progress, US economy grows

BusinessDesk  Underlining just how much in thrall of Washington global financial markets are right now, US stocks and the euro sold off after U.S. House Speaker and senior Republican John Boehner said there had been “no substantive progress” in talks to avoid the fiscal cliff. Boehner made the comments after …

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Why The Bush Dynasty Is America’s First Family Of Finance

Business Insider – The Bush family is, without a doubt, both polarizing and prominent. With the exception of the Kennedys, the Bushes have the distinction of being America’s foremost political dynasty. Bushes have served in both the executive and legislative branches of our federal government — the family provided a pair …

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