TITLE

Obama's 85 Percent Odds to Win White House

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Scott
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;10/31/2008, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reveals that several voters favor U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama over John McCain, according to polls and prediction markets. The University of Iowa's Iowa Electronic Market has futures contracts for the probabilities of Obama winning the presidential elections on November 4, 2008. In Dublin, Ireland, prediction market Intrade has odds running at 84 to 16 in favor of Obama. There is voter discomfort over Sarah Palin, the running mate of McCain.
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36603091

 

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