Obama's talk with Mexican president focuses on economy

01/14/2009 | Economist (free content), The

U.S. President-elect Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon definitely had at least one thing in common when they met this week: recession. The two are trying to roll out huge stimulus programs to inject life into their countries' economies. The Economist Intelligence Unit predicted that the U.S. economy will contract by 2% this year while Mexico's economy shrinks by roughly 0.2%.

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