2008_11_ws07.jpgAfter yesterday's heavy losses on Wall Street, it's believed there's no way but up today: CNBC reports that futures are "pointed to a higher open" and may "claw back from a post-election selloff." Unfortunately, the Labor Department is expected to bring some depressing news about the jobless rate: Economists think it's climbed to a "five-year high of 6.3%" last month, according to Bloomberg News. An economist at IHS Global Insight, Nigel Gaults, sums it up: "Although the economy was the No. 1 key to Obama's success, as of Jan. 20 it will be his No. 1 problem. The damage from the financial crisis is quickly becoming evident."