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What We're Reading: The Good Friday edition
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Items Tagged with 'shutdown'

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Senate approves budget

Plan now moves to the president's desk
December 18, 2013
Now, the budget is moving on to the presidential office where President Obama is expected to sign it, based on prior indications of support. The signature of the president will ensure another government shutdown is averted.
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DBRS puts U.S. debt rating under review

October 25, 2013
Despite the ability of the U.S. to service its debts, recent events have changed the opinion of ratings firm DBRS. The company is now questioning the willingness of the country to meet its debt payments in a timely manner.
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Government shutdown costs continue to accumulate

October 18, 2013
Now that the dust has settled from the shutdown, the leftover financial effects are beginning to surface.
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Taper fears killing dollar-denominated credit

Here's the economic drain the shutdown never saw coming
October 17, 2013
The United States economy feels like it's in wildfire mode, with risks suddenly changing course and spreading into other areas. And it's something global corporate investors won't tolerate.
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House GOP toils away on its own debt ceiling plan

October 15, 2013
House Republicans are working through the shutdown and pushing their own proposal to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling.
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Central banks brace for U.S. default

Financial firms create contingency plans
October 15, 2013
With the first major debt ceiling deadline right around the corner, central banks are testing their contingency plans to ensure they can keep the financial markets working if lawmakers fail to come to an agreement.
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US shutdown could spill over to Europe

Japanese investors already selling record amounts of American paper
October 14, 2013
A prolonged economic slowdown in the U.S. would endanger the eurozone recovery — growth is already expected to be below 1%. But there are some bright spots. There is a feeling that a resolution to the shutdown is progressing.
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Sen. Bob Corker: Senate deal is very possible

October 14, 2013
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said Monday a debt deal may be forthcoming with talks between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican leader Mitch McConnell continuing.
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Don’t blame the shutdown for housing's slowdown

October 11, 2013
Upcoming housing data will likely reveal that the housing market is slowing down, but at least one publication is steering clear of blaming the government shutdown.
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Consumer sentiment reaches a 9-month low

October 11, 2013
Consumer sentiment plummeted to it lowest level in nine months as the first federal government shutdown in 17 years undermined the economic outlook of many Americans.
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