The Street's refusal to impose discipline on Washington—through a tumble that would have instilled some sense of urgency—may be inviting more trouble.
Message to Washington from a top money manager: Don't even think of another fiscal confrontation like the one the country just struggled through.
The move by China's Dagong to downgrade its rating on U.S. sovereign debt reflects the country's frustration over the debt ceiling debacle.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits dropped from a six-month high last week, but remained elevated as California continued to deal with a backlog.
After a several week delay due to the government shutdown, the Labor Department said it will deliver the September jobs report on Tuesday.
"Go out there and win an election" may be the one thing everyone remembers about the government shutdown of 2013.
Google reported earnings and revenue that blew past expectations. Shares rose more than 5% after-hours.
A number of earmarks were folded into the debt deal to deliver unrelated funds to different parts of the country, including the Senate minority leader's state.
Economists are adding up the collateral damage from the budget battle, including one estimate of a $24 billion bite out of the GDP.
Jim Cramer says Washington has "lost control." The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses where to find the best investment opportunities in the market.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., told CNBC on Thursday that lawmakers should try the regular budget process for a change.
Obama signed a last-minute deal early Thursday morning to avert a damaging debt default and to reopen the government.
The director of the U.S. National Security Agency and his deputy are expected to depart in the coming months, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.
Sen. Corker said people talk big, "but when it gets to signing a bill that actually has these things on it, it's hard to find the folks with you."
Facebook is tweaking settings to better protect teen privacy, while also offering an option to go more public.
Many corporate executives and economists seem to agree that the biggest risk to the world's largest economy may be its own elected representatives.
IBM beat Wall Street estimates on earnings but it missed revenue expectations. Shares fell after-hours.
With the latest federal debt crisis over for now, what does the U.S. need to do to get back its AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's?
With the D.C. debacle putting the focus on debt, are investors more cognizant of the debt that companies carry on their balance sheets?
Ridgewells Catering has furloughed workers and lost revenue across the board. Now, holiday parties are starting to cancel.