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?
Oct 10, 2013 A cadre of so-called "debt-limit deniers" says it’s no big deal if the U.S. fails to raise its borrowing limit.
Oct 8, 2013 How is Wall Street reacting to the debt ceiling debacle?
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.