Happy Tuesday. Autumn has returned to the Northeast, but still no signs of intelligent life in Washington.
Beware the Grand Bargain and all that it may entail. (Roll Call)
There is, however, a better way. (Business Insider)
When it comes to the looming debt ceiling battle, it's all about the Senate. (Townhall)
Even scientists get the blues: The shutdown is affecting some operations that you may have not considered. (Forbes)
Sometimes we need to get graphic around here: This chart will tell you all you need to know about the U.S. government's spending habits. (Political Line)
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Bill Gross thinks conditions are ripe for a crisis, and he points a finger at Pimco to be at the center of the storm.
Puerto Rico isn't turning out to be the golden opportunity hedge funds and other big money investors once thought it was.
Billionaire investor John Paulson is looking to make more money on health care.
When it comes to municipal bonds, the headlines can drown out the news.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller says that his key valuation indicator is flashing warning signs.
The Fed is in the early stages of an analysis on changes in bond market liquidity, amid signs that liquidity may be less resilient than in past.
Janus Capital acquired a majority interest in Kapstream Capital and said Kapstream's Palghat will support Bill Gross as co-portfolio manager of the Janus Global Unconstrained Bond strategy.