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Government shutdown 2013
Lawmakers announce bipartisan budget deal
The $85 billion agreement would set new spending levels for the next two years and create $63 billion in so-called 'sequester relief.'
Contractors still feel squeeze of shutdown
Businesses that rely on government subcontract work are wary of budget cuts potentially set for next year, even as they continue to deal with the fallout from last month's partial government shutdown.
We are the great and powerful USA. Ignore the dysfunction behind the curtain
A conference in Washington kicks off to convince investors from across the world that the U.S. is an attractive place to invest.
Barge owner talks oil and uncertainty
Marketplace checks back in with Austin Golding, co-owner of Golding Barges Line in Mississippi.
Economic indicators that make you go 'hmmmmm'
Pending housing starts are disappointing and industrial production is up. Business spending was less than expected last week.
Ahead of deadlines, a bonanza for special interests
Lobbyists pound the pavement ahead of two big deadlines.
Silicon Valley loves Washington gridlock
Does Silicon Valley have, in the words of a New York Magazine writer, a "dysfunction fetish"?
Better late than never: Government jobs report
A lackluster jobs report has many economists worried about a slowing economy, especially since the partial government shutdown.
Markets await delayed employment figures
Delayed figures on unemployment are expected to hold steady.