McCain seen as best choice for economy (Reuters)
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate John McCain's tax policies have given him an edge as the better man for the economy, various Wall Street experts said at this week's Reuters Investment Outlook Summit. ...
"My personal opinion is I would argue that McCain is probably the better candidate for the economy and that is more or less because of his tax policies," James Caron, head of global rates research at investment bank Morgan Stanley in New York, said at the Reuters Summit this week. ...
David Bianco, chief U.S. strategist at UBS Investment Research, told the summit that Wall Street would welcome McCain with open arms. "My view is that McCain is better for the market," Bianco said.
Wall Street. Morgan Stanley. UBS
That one jumped out at me too. As did this recent Reuters headline: "Obama holding on to small lead over McCain: poll" The poll shows Obama leading 48 to 42. What was the last election with a 6 point spread? 1988? That was twenty years ago. How is this a small lead?