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Credit agencies heighten warning on U.S. debt

Jul 14, 2011
As politicians quarrel over a deal to raise the debt limit, Moody's joins Standard & Poor's in warning it might cut the U.S. credit rating.

The debt talks: Democrats, Republicans and you

Jul 11, 2011
The latest in the political discourse concerning the debt ceiling, and what people on the streets are saying.

The difference between a $2 trillion and a $4 trillion deficit cut

Jul 11, 2011
Mark Zandi, chief economist with Moody's Analytics, explains the political differences between the two options for deficit cutting, and what it would mean to miss the August 2 deadline.

Deadlocked debt talks may move past 'grand bargains'

Jul 11, 2011
The national debt debates halted over the weekend as Congressional Democrats and Republicans reached a stalemate over tax cuts. As the deadline for a solution approaches, are investors getting nervous?