Oct 15, 2013 There will now be a direct trading link between the British pound and the Chinese renminbi -- and that could be bad for the dollar.
Oct 14, 2013 A weak start on Wall Street with the federal budget and the future of federal borrowing still unresolved.
Oct 14, 2013 All eyes around the world are on Democrats and Republicans in Washington, waiting to see if they will come to an agreement over the debt limit.
Oct 14, 2013 Lawmakers in Washington have until Thursday to raise the debt ceiling.
Oct 10, 2013 Investors seemed pleased that politicians in Washington were discussing a plan, and that lawmakers from both parties met with President Obama.
Oct 10, 2013 Some House Republicans are inching toward a debt ceiling deal.
Oct 10, 2013 Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is on Capitol Hill this morning trying to convince lawmakers to end the shutdown and raise the debt ceiling.
Oct 10, 2013 Shutdown. Looming default. Change at the Federal Reserve. These are anxious times as global financial leaders gather in Washington.
Oct 10, 2013 If the U.S. fails to raise the debt ceiling in time, we'll default on loans from a whole bunch of lenders. Our two top foreign creditors -- China and Japan -- have both warned the U.S. government to be careful. What’s at stake for them?