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The federal government shutdown is really getting Larry Cihanek's goats—about 65 of them.
The worst calls for an outright depression as the effects of missing a debt interest payment cascade through the economy, markets and Main Street.
Investors are wary of the U.S.'s ability to pay its debt on time, shifting the market for Treasury bills and potentially having long-term effects.
A personal finance portal, WalletHub, has released an intriguing study that ranks the states most and least likely to be hit by the shutdown.
Fidelity Investments said it no longer holds any U.S. government debt that comes due around the time the nation could hit its borrowing limit.
U.S. mutual funds that loaded up on Puerto Rico bonds, are now the target of an investigation by a state securities regulator.
President Barack Obama nominated Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen to replace Ben Bernanke as the chairman of the U.S. central bank.
Janet Yellen's most famous theory explains why she believes in stimulative policies.
Fed members engaged in heated debate before ultimately deciding not to ease back on their monthly bond-buying program, according to minutes.
As the government shutdown enters its second week, a widening circle of consumers are feeling its effects.
D.C. gridlock could leave a void in futures markets, where contracts move on stockpile data. And drilling leases could suffer from curtailed auctions.
Facing a looming federal default, the House GOP leadership will meet with President Obama at the White House on Thursday in a bid to resolve the budget deadlock.
Millions of dollars are potentially at risk if we can't get the product to market in time for the holiday season in Japan, an industry expert said.
Sen. Bob Corker wants to make sure that Fed Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen doesn't enable bad policy should she get the central bank top job.
Leaders are counting on an economic meltdown to pull Republicans into line, but a broad section of the party says a default poses little threat.
As Mayor Michael Bloomberg's long reign draws to a close, some of New York's ealthiest expressed alarm at a future without the billionaire at the city's helm.
News that Janet Yellen will be nominated as the next Fed chief will provide temporary relief to markets.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has told CNBC that the ongoing government shutdown is hitting business confidence, but insisted that the situation would be short lived.
After months of speculation, it's official: Janet Yellen will succeed Bernanke as the next Fed chair, the White House said late Tuesday.
Several states disclosed that they have enrolled tens of thousands in insurance plans, but authorities have not revealed federal numbers yet.
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