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Business - Economy
8/2/2023 10:46:12 AM
Fitch downgraded the United States' top-notch credit rating by a step on Tuesday, citing a growing federal debt burden and an "erosion of governance" that has manifested in debt limit standoffs.

Business - Economy
6/5/2023 12:50:35 PM
Markets built on a global rally Monday after a mixed US jobs report lifted hopes the Federal Reserve will skip an interest rate hike this month, while oil extended gains after Saudi Arabia slashed output.

Business - Markets & Companies
6/1/2023 7:09:04 PM
Wall Street stocks saw a mixed opening on Thursday after US lawmakers voted to pass a deal on the debt limit, marking a crucial first step to avert a catastrophic default.

World - International
5/31/2023 10:48:37 PM
US politicians raced to secure backing for a cross-party deal to raise the national debt limit and avert a first-ever default as they faced a growing backlash from conservatives ahead of a crucial Wednesday evening vote.

Business - Economy
5/22/2023 1:25:46 PM
President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will meet face to face Monday after a weekend of on again, off again negotiations over raising the nation's debt ceiling and mere days before the government could reach a “hard deadline” and run out of cash to pay its bills.

Business - Economy
5/22/2023 12:24:06 PM
Most markets rose Monday ahead of US debt talks between President Joe Biden and congressional leaders, with both sides still apart but also confident a deal can be reached to avert a catastrophic default.

Business - Economy
5/21/2023 2:14:58 PM
President Joe Biden said Sunday that Republicans in the US House must move off their "extreme positions" on the now-stalled talks over raising America's debt limit and that there would be no agreement to avert a catastrophic default only on their terms.

World - International
5/20/2023 9:33:12 PM
Debt limit talks between the White House and House Republicans stopped, started and stopped again heading into a weekend where President Joe Biden and world leaders watched from afar, hoping high-stakes negotiations would make progress on avoiding a potentially catastrophic federal default.

World - International
5/20/2023 10:44:39 AM
President Joe Biden was seeking to rally regional cooperation against China on the margins of the Group of Seven summit Saturday, while confronting a stalemate in Washington over how to ensure the U.S. avoids default.

Business - Economy
5/19/2023 8:57:06 PM
Debt limit talks came to an abrupt standstill Friday after Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said it's time to “pause” negotiations, and a White House official acknowledged there are “real differences” that are making talks difficult.

Business - Economy
5/15/2023 11:33:48 AM
Asian and European markets mostly rose Monday as investors kept an eye on the talks to raise the US debt limit to avert a "catastrophic" default.

Business - Economy
2/1/2023 6:30:24 PM
The United States hit its borrowing cap of $31.4 trillion in January, prompting the start of measures to avoid a default as Democrats and Republicans head towards another clash on raising or suspending the country's debt limit.

World - International
1/19/2023 5:45:58 PM
The US Treasury could start taking "extraordinary measures" Thursday to prevent a default on government debt, as Congress heads towards a high-stakes clash between Democrats and Republicans over raising the borrowing limit.

Business - Economy
7/6/2018 1:30:16 PM

World - International
10/30/2015 3:09:41 PM

Business - Economy
10/16/2013 12:06:51 PM
Fitch Ratings says it could cut the sovereign credit rating of the United States if the debt limit is not raised in time. The firm will take a final decision by the end of the 2014 first quarter

Business - Economy
10/8/2013 8:44:08 PM
AP shows what's at stake if US government fails to raise federal debt limit by 17 October

Business - Economy
8/1/2012 4:11:35 PM
Several Spanish regions refuse to accept the central government’s clampdown on their finances raising suspicions over Spain’s ability to meet its deficit targets

Business - Economy
7/26/2011 1:03:34 PM
Ongoing talks among US leaders over the government debt limit weakens the dollar with a knock-on effect on global energy prices

Business - Economy
7/23/2011 3:12:16 PM
With an August 2 deadline fast approaching, Obama warned that polarized lawmakers must have a plan for raising the $14.3 trillion US debt ceiling

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