US National Debt

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...

According to HIS Inc., a Lexington, Mass-based research firm, the U.S. government shutdown was responsible for some $1.6...

The S&P 500 fell 0.9 percent today.

Approximately 800,000 federal workers were furloughed when the government shut down began last Tuesday.