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CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Jack Lew says the Treasury will extend into "extraordinary measures" to enable the government to continue paying bills.
Could the U.S. Treasury Department withhold tax refunds if a government default was near? Mark Patterson, Center for American Progress senior fellow, weighs in on the debt ceiling mess on Capitol Hill.
U.S. bonds were largely flat as traders sifted a batch of key corporate earnings and data to determine whether optimism was justified.
Treasury Secretary Lew calls bitcoin a "phenomenon," but says the government needs to make sure it doesn't become a funding haven for criminals.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew comments on the "phenomenon" of bitcoin. "We have to make sure it doesn't become an avenue to funding illegal activities," Lew says.
Congress should act as soon as possible and make sure there are no more self-inflicted wounds, says U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, discussing why lawmakers need to act in a timely manner to increase the nation's debt limit so the government can pay its bills.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports that Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has sent another letter to Congress to urge them to act quickly on raising the debt limit before the February 7th deadline.
Adam Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics president, discusses the challenges for the European Central Bank and growth prospects for the euro zone.
Germany's reliance on export-driven growth was a hot topic when U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew arrived in Berlin on Wednesday.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Tuesday, with investors awaiting the publication of trade data.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has renewed calls for Europe to pursue growth-boosting policies rather than austerity in a conference in Paris.
CNBC's Tom Mackenzie looks at what to expect from U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's tour of Europe.
The Obama administration says the government may not be able to pay its bills as soon as February if lawmakers do not raise the federal debt ceiling.
Pot-related businesses keep springing up, and one of them is WeedMaps.com, which could be called the Yelp of the medical marijuana business.
The US government ended up losing $10.5 billion on the General Motors bailout, but it says the alternative would have been far worse.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's address later today on financial reforms.
In a speech Thursday, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew will make it clear that more measures may be needed to strengthen the global financial system.
Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has taken a job as president of the private equity firm Warburg Pincus.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is saying it's time to get rid of the sequester, but replace it with other spending cuts. CNBC contributor Keith Boykin, and Noelle Nikpour, author of "Branding America," weigh in.
Leaders from both parties insist a new government shutdown must be avoided although a plan to dodge it is still elusive and Sen. Ted Cruz is urging a repeat.