Raising the Debt Ceiling
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Credit agencies heighten warning on U.S. debt
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
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
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'
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?