Nov 18, 2011 We speak to Jill Schlesinger of CBS/Money watch about what the ratings agencies are expecting from the government's finances in the coming year.
Nov 18, 2011 The deadline for the super committee looms. Could the U.S.'s problem be compared to the eurozone's?
Nov 18, 2011 It's less than a week before the super committee must reach a deal to cut at least $1.2 trillion from the U.S. deficit. Both sides say they know the clock is ticking, but they're not getting closer to agreement.
Nov 18, 2011 With just five days left before the Wednesday deadline to figure out how to cut the deficit by at least $1.2 trillion, the super committee hasn't been able to agree on where to get the $1.2 trillion. Some say all they've come up with so far is gimmicks offering no real solutions.
Nov 18, 2011 There are five days until the super committee's intended deadline to make big budget cuts for the U.S. If they fail, more ratings agencies could downgrade the country's debt.
Nov 29, 2011 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains why the super committee might not reach a deal by its deadline.
Nov 17, 2011 The super committee in Washington must reach a deal by next week, but that is looking increasingly unlikely.
Nov 15, 2011 With the super committee looking less and less likely to succeed, defense contractors are planning for the worst: automatic cuts.
Nov 14, 2011 A little more than a week before the pre-Thanksgiving deadline for the Congressional super committee to come up with a deficit-cutting deal, and there's still no agreement in sight. Can they really deliver? Or is the super committee a wimpy waste of time?