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Uncertainty over debt ceiling hits markets

Oct 14, 2013
A weak start on Wall Street with the federal budget and the future of federal borrowing still unresolved.
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While Washington argues over debt ceiling, the world watches

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.
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The clock is ticking and still no debt deal

Oct 14, 2013
Lawmakers in Washington have until Thursday to raise the debt ceiling.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, sequestration, Congress, Obamacare

Markets upbeat as Washington talks

Oct 10, 2013
Investors seemed pleased that politicians in Washington were discussing a plan, and that lawmakers from both parties met with President Obama.
Posted In: government shutdown, government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling

Markets thrilled with possible debt limit deal

Oct 10, 2013
Some House Republicans are inching toward a debt ceiling deal.
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Congress mulls short-term fix to debt ceiling

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.
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Global financial leaders worry about U.S. turmoil

Oct 10, 2013
Shutdown. Looming default. Change at the Federal Reserve. These are anxious times as global financial leaders gather in Washington.
Posted In: international monetary fund, World Bank, debt ceiling, government shutdown 2013

Why China is worried about a potential U.S. default

Oct 9, 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?
Posted In: China, debt ceiling

The problem with taking default out for a spin

Oct 9, 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.
Posted In: debt ceiling, federal government

Wall Street and the debt ceiling

Oct 8, 2013
How is Wall Street reacting to the debt ceiling debacle?
Posted In: debt ceiling, Wall Street

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