Chinese trade negotiators suddenly canceled a visit to meet U.S. farmers after they wrapped up trade talks in Washington this week.Marketsread more
President Trump also said he is "not looking for a partial deal" with Beijing, moving away from his suggestion last week that he would consider an "interim deal."Politicsread more
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Palantir Technologies is targeting a valuation of at least $26 billion in a private fundraising round, the first for the Peter Thiel-backed data analytics startup in four...Wall Streetread more
Michael Pack, a conservative filmmaker linked to Steve Bannon, saw at least $1.6 million in donations from his nonprofit sent into the coffers of his independent production...Politicsread more
The New England Patriots released Antonio Brown just 11 days after signing the wide receiver. The NFL Super Bowl champions initially had kept him in the face of a rape claim,...Sportsread more
The Wall Street Journal's report came as a top Ukraine official said President Donald Trump "is looking" for Ukraine officials to investigate business dealings of Biden's son...Politicsread more
A tour bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists crashed near a national park in southern Utah, killing at least four people and critically injuring up to 15 others, authorities...U.S. Newsread more
Gun maker Colt announced Thursday that it will halt its production of AR-15 rifles for civilian sales, but the news might not be as exciting for gun control advocates as it...Guns and Weaponsread more
As thousands of people across the world participate in the Global Climate Strike, several Democratic presidential candidates have shared how they will take aggressive action...Scienceread more
Though the stock market has so far managed to weather the partial government shutdown and a possible debt default, it remains to be seen how the crises might affect individual investors. On a special edition of "Power Lunch" on Thursday, a panel of personal finance experts, bankers and traders answered questions about the shutdown and your money.
(Read more: Here are 7 debt-default doomsday scenarios)
Thousands of federal workers, contractors and others were furloughed as a result of the shutdown. Without a paycheck coming in, they might have difficulty making loan payments, including mortgage or car loans. There's some hope, though, according to financial expert Jean Chatzky and Sanborn Mortgage President Michael Menatian. In these clips, they offer advice about what to tell lenders.
Planning for retirement is never easy. Between the shutdown and threat of a debt default, things have only gotten more complicated. Chatzky explains to CNBC what effect the current crises might have on your 401(k) and other retirement investments.
That's what some retail investors might be saying while watching the budget standoff in Washington. But is it a good idea to just get out of the stock market altogether? Professional trader Kenny Polcari of O'Neil Securities and personal finance expert Liz Weston share their opinions on CNBC.
On the other hand, is this a buying opportunity? The panel weighs in.
For more questions and answers, read the #AskCNBC Storify below. If you're on a mobile device, click here.