Markets are starting to worry about the debt ceiling, in one chart

September 24, 2013

This, from financial services information company Markit, is a measure of how worried investors are that the United States will default on its debts. Note the trend over the last several months, and note how, on Monday, it changed.


Source: Markit

 

Jim Tankersley is the editor of Storyline, where he explains complex public policies and illuminates their human impact. He's from Oregon, and he misses it.
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