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President Barack Obama says he doesn't expect Congress to breach the deadline to increase the nation's borrowing limit.
If the US were to default, retailers would "see it immediately because the consumer stops spending that day," Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren said.
If Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling, the Treasury Secretary will have to figure out how to make due with a third less in government funds.
The stalemate over U.S. budget talks has foiled U.S. President Barack Obama's plans to travel to Asia this weekend.
Speaker Boehner's spokesperson reacted to a NYT article by saying 'Speaker Boehner has always said that the United States will not default on its debt.'
European leaders have garnered thinly veiled—and sometimes overt—criticism from across the Atlantic for how they've navigated their domestic crises.
Forget the shutdown, Wharton School professor Jeremy Siegel said Tuesday, because markets are more concerned about the debt ceiling.
"The idea of putting the American people's hard-earned progress at risk is the height of irresponsibility and doesn't have to happen," Obama said.
Obama said allowing a shutdown would be the "height of irresponsibility" and that Congress can't shut down his health-care law.
Disputes with the Republican-run House and among GOP lawmakers themselves ensure that the battle will spill into the weekend, and quite possibly beyond.
Dennis Gartman told CNBC.com that he's the most positive he's been on stocks in months.
Low rates helped spur a feeding frenzy of corporate borrowing in September, driving debt offerings to an all-time high.
Gold settled under $1,325 on Thursday, as the dollar held firm after weekly jobless claims data showed an improving U.S. labor market.
A solid majority of Americans oppose defunding the new health care law if it means shutting down the government and defaulting on debt.
President Obama called House Speaker John Boehner Friday night, saying that he won't negotiate on the debt limit.
A new case before the Supreme Court seeks to raise limits on political donations.
President Obama has named Jeffrey Zients as an economic advisor in a shakeup as the White House struggles to gain traction for its economic agenda.
President Obama urged Americans this weekend to back him in launching an attack on Syria, but in Europe, diplomatic pressure increased for a delay to military action.
After news that U.S. missile strikes in Syria could come "as early as Thursday," Cramer suggested some sectors that may help investors protect portfolios amid geopolitical turmoil.
Egypt's deputy prime minister will propose a way out of a bloody confrontation between the security forces and the Muslim Brotherhood of deposed president Mohamed Mursi when the cabinet discusses the crisis on Sunday.
China's central bank will wait until fourth-quarter economic data is out before considering any more rate cuts or easing.
Millennials are out of touch with their financial reality, a report shows, and most still rely on their parents.
The recession has spurred a wave of accidental entrepreneurs who have few other alternatives.
Less than a month into Obamacare's second open-enrollment season, the HHS says "we're off to a solid start."
Grand jury chooses not to indict police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager, sparking off an angry response, NBC reports.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure, the first Cabinet-level casualty of the November elections.