Janet Yellen—the Federal Reserve's No. 2—should be easily confirmed as the new chair, two former Fed economists told CNBC on Wednesday.» Read More
Here's the heated debate on CNBC about the government shutdown and Obamacare by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., and Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C.
The contentious wrangling highlights a greater problem for the US: the country's trillion-dollar federal deficit, writes Michael Yoshikami.
House Republicans and Senate Democrats were locked in a war of wills Monday night that threatened to shut down the U.S. government.
Here's a comprehensive look at the impact if the federal government really gets shut down.
A detailed look at how a tax on medical devices divided so many over the White House's Affordable Care Act.
Op-ed: The impact of default on America's superpower status would be like a nuclear bomb, said former ambassador Andras Simonyi.
Obama signed a last-minute deal early Thursday to avert a damaging debt default and to reopen the government.
Global markets cheered as the US appears to have dodged potential economic catastrophe but what happens now? Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian weighs in.