Debt woes hit the dollar - again - and Asian currencies lift off. Time for your daily FX Fix.
Analysts at Barclays Capital expect the United States to lose its AAA credit rating as a compromise plan is passed by Congress that leads S&P to cut its rating on US debt.
As the high risk-game of chicken over raising the US debt ceiling draws closer to possible economic collision, one economist is warning that any deal that wins approval from the right-wing Tea Party movement will pass neither the Senate nor the president.
As the debate over raising the debt ceiling in the United States lurches onward, one analyst tells CNBC that if America wants to keep taxing its people like it's the 1950’s, it will need to significantly cut back on spending.
America loves its coffee — and doughnuts, as was evident by Dunkin's IPO — but premium tea retailer Teavana is expected to get some love from investors when it prices its IPO after the close Wednesday.
That August 2 deadline just keeps approaching, and Washington seems no closer to a debt deal. Here's how to trade the impasse.
Worries about the debt ceiling derail the dollar, and kiwis fall after trade data disappoints - it's time for your daily FX Fix.
One of Ronald Reagan's best-known advisors on economics told CNBC that the former President would have started negotiations much earlier than President Barack Obama has.
Gold just keeps hitting new highs in this scary world. Here's how to use currencies to trade the rise.
Can a bailout fund whose backers include some of the countries it may be called upon to bail out really succeed? The NYT reports.
Deadlocked debt-ceiling talks dent the dollar and send the Swissie soaring - it's time for your daily FX Fix.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner told fellow Republicans on Sunday that he is considering a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution as part of a bill that would raise the debt ceiling, a source who heard his message said.
President Barack Obama and top congressional lawmakers Saturday attempted to salvage a deal to avoid a catastrophic debt default after a collapse in deficit talks left both sides angry and frustrated.
President Barack Obama and congressional leaders are scrambling to find a way ahead on a debt deal after House Speaker John Boehner threw negotiations into crisis by walking out less than two weeks before the deadline to avoid a potentially catastrophic default.
Those debt talks were moving along - until their latest stumble. Here's how to trade the ups and downs.
Now that the euro's relief rally is history, look elsewhere for your next trade.
Does Wall street have a problem with President Barack Obama? Not if his fundraising or reelection efforts tell us anything.
Greece's bailout gives a lift, but the dollar is missing the fun - time for your Friday FX Fix.
Lawmakers in Washington are racing to reach a deal to save the country from defaulting on its debt, but on Wall Street, financial players are devising doomsday plans in case the clock runs out. The New York Times reports.