It's still not likely, but the odds of a new recession are rising.
Amid fears of a global slowdown, the Federal Reserve is facing a new threat much closer to home.
The United States is about to hit the debt ceiling again. But this time, there's a twist.
CBO is out with a new estimate of how long the current debt limit will last.
There's a lot of confusion this morning about whether the shutdown deal includes an obscure provision that effectively ends the debt-ceiling forever.
Barack Obama is not impressed with the debt ceiling deal. But the question for the year ahead is whether Republicans will turn toward dealmaking, or away from it.
A Wonkblogger debates himself on whether to be pleased or disgusted with how the American system of government made it through the debt standoff.
This is what has happened to Treasury bills over the last 10 days
We probably won't breach the debt ceiling. We probably will get to do this all over again in three months.
The real crises are likely to occur a little later, sometime between Oct. 22 and Nov. 1.
How the United States's creditworthiness stacks up against the rest of the world.
Here's what markets were suggesting Tuesday about the likelihood of a U.S. debt default.
The credit rating firm puts us on watch for a possible downgrade. Can you blame them?
Here's Fitch's announcement it is watching the U.S. government for a possible credit downgrade over the debt ceiling standoff.
This is the concept that House Republicans need to keep in mind as they figure out their path forward in the debt negotiations.
It's all in the timing.
Even if the United States never defaults on its debt, a debt-ceiling crisis could still lead to economic havoc and delayed Social Security checks.
"The United States was the one bright spot in the world recovery." Maybe not anymore.
The debt-ceiling deadline is coming Thursday. Here's our explainer on the whole crisis.
Congress has until Oct. 17 to raise the debt ceiling. Here's what happens if they don't.