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Ahead of the latest U.S. government spending bill, Ben White, chief economic correspondent at Politico, says the bill will be passed, as "nobody wants a shutdown".
Two FBI agents were shot at a barricaded home just miles from the protest-wracked St. Louis suburb of Ferguson early Wednesday, police said.
A month of worrisome headlines has markets believing in a more dovish Federal Reserve, according to the latest CNBC Fed Survey.
The face of automation on Wall Street is a computer hooked up to nine blinking screens that goes by the name Quantitative Market Maker, or Q.M.M.
The U.S. services sector retreated in September to its lowest level in three months but employment hit a nine-year high.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector rose in August to its highest level since 2005.
U.S. military involvement in Iraq will continue as the threat from ISIS is more dangerous than that from al-Qaeda, said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. NBCNews reports.
Lawmakers weighed in on President Barack Obama's authorization of "targeted airstrikes" in Iraq.
CNBC's Fed Survey shows market pros aren't very confident the Fed can end its easy money polices without a market crash, a recession or bad inflation.
Philip Howard, author of "The Rule of Nobody," discusses the inefficiency of the U.S. government when it comes to issuing IT contracts and shares his opinions on if the U.S. government is broken.
U.S. public debt remains unsustainable and will reach 106 percent of economic output in 25 years, the Congressional Budget Office said.
Construction on the Department of Homeland Security's new headquarters has fallen behind as Congress recommends slashing its budget.
Judd Gregg, Nuclear Matters co-chair and former U.S. Senator, (R-NH), shares his thoughts on President Obama's immigration plans. Gregg says tax reform and immigration reform need to take place together.
U.S. consumer confidence rose to a six-year high of 85.2 in June, beating estimates of 83.5.
The U.S. reported a $130 billion deficit in May after a surplus in April, but this year's imbalance is on track to be the lowest in 6 years.
Senator Mitch McConnell said Republicans were open to using a tax holiday for multinational companies to pay for highway construction.
If the Fed continues on its current pace, its monthly purchase of bonds will be down to $15 billion by the time it meets in October.
Edward Snowden defended his report of the American government's surveillance programs to spy on its people, and described himself as a patriot.
The U.S. federal government has a contingency plan in the event zombies ever overrun the country, according to Foreign Policy Magazine.
In its secular outlook, Pimco said that the next three to five years suggest an end to bull markets as investors have known them.