Oct 8, 2013 On a day of dueling press conferences over the federal shutdown, private observers say the date we may exhaust our borrowing authority may be later than expected.
Oct 4, 2013 Economists are predicting about 180,000 jobs were added last month, but no way to know if it's accurate due to the government shutdown.
Oct 3, 2013 There are 800,000 government workers who aren't being paid. But how about the hundreds of thousands of government contractors?
Oct 2, 2013 Worries about the shutdown lead to more worries about the debt ceiling.
Oct 2, 2013 Although we often think of our debt as owed to foreign countries, in reality, America owes a lot of money to ourselves. Even regular Americans indirectly own a large chunk of our national debt.
Oct 2, 2013 President Obama meets with top finance executives Wednesday to discuss the debt ceiling.
Oct 2, 2013 Bank executives head to the White House to discuss the government shutdown and efforts to raise the federal debt ceiling. How much influence do the bankers have?
Oct 1, 2013 But failure by Congress to raise the debt ceiling would get a much stronger reaction than we're seeing this morning.
Sep 27, 2013 Whenever debates over the budget rage in Washington, leaders can't help but say the government should balance their budget as well as a household. But that analogy might not always hold water.