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Figuring out the numbers without the numbers

Oct 11, 2013
Trying to figure out economic data without official government statistics.
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Private providers fill the void of the federal data pipeline

Oct 11, 2013
Analysts, executives, and journalists are left with a patchwork of numbers put together by private firms and academics in the absence of federal data during the partial government shutdown.
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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.
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Shutdown shakes comfort level of small business owners

Oct 10, 2013
Small business owner Olalah Njenga says even if companies can recover quickly from the shutdown, it'll still weigh in the back of owners' minds.
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Markets thrilled with possible debt limit deal

Oct 10, 2013
Some House Republicans are inching toward a debt ceiling deal.
Posted In: debt ceiling, government shutdown 2013, Congress, GOP
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testifies during a Senate Finance Committee hearing last year on Capitol Hill.

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.
Posted In: debt ceiling, government shutdown 2013

Shutdown stops for no one: Senate's Ohio Clock stands still

Oct 10, 2013
The staff of the Office of the Senate Curator that's responsible for keeping the thing wound has been furloughed.
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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

Hog farmers hope shutdown ends before pigs fly

Oct 8, 2013
A look at how a hog farmer in Illinois is being affected by the gridlock in Washington.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, hogs

A train approaches a cliff. But what day will it go over?

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.
Posted In: debt ceiling, government shutdown 2013

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