US National Debt

Despite what doomsayers might have you believe, should the United States be unable to extend its debt ceiling...

Not since 1933, when Germany unilaterally decided to renege on debt, has a western power pulled the plug...

Headlines on Wall Street, Washington and throughout America have focused understandably on the government shutdown and the pending...

As the U.S. government shutdown enters its 11th day, it is starting to affect more than just the...

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average both closed up by 2.2% to mark the biggest...

Rather than people viewing Treasury bonds as a safe haven to guard against possible U.S. government default on...

The U.S. Treasury can avoid a debt default even if Congress fails to raise the government’s $16.7 trillion...

Commodities investors are feeling pain. Oil and metals slid as the dollar rose amid concern the U.S. budget...

Stocks fell today, sending the S&P 500 to its largest two-day decline since June amid fears that the...

Some Republican members of the House of Representatives have proposed prioritizing interest payments on U.S. debt as a...