Sep 26, 2013 The government is considering raising the debt ceiling -- again. But what exactly is the debt ceiling: Watch an explainer to understand what's at stake and what it means for you and me.
Sep 26, 2013 If Congress fails to raise the debt limit, the next question is how to pay the bills.
Sep 25, 2013 The U.S. cannot pinpoint just when it will hit its debt limit, and while a giant unexpected expense could cause a problem, it's revenues that make the deadline tough to figure out.
Sep 25, 2013 The 2013 government shutdown looms on Tuesday. But if the government closes its doors, shouldn't it cost taxpayers less?
Sep 23, 2013 How will the markets react to another government shutdown deadline?
Sep 19, 2013 But there's a catch.
Aug 27, 2013 Brace yourself. The debt ceiling showdown is coming back.
Aug 27, 2013 The Treasury Department says the U.S. will run out of money on some unknown date in October.
Aug 20, 2013 Home Depot is out today with strong earnings. American sales are up 11 percent from last year.
Aug 15, 2013 The rate of foreclosures in July was down 32 percent from a year earlier, according to RealtyTrac. That sounds like good news, but it masks a stubborn reality.