Key Senate leaders Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell working to overcome obstacles on spending, approve bill to reopen government, raise debt ceiling
October 14, 2013
Speaking Downtown on Wednesday night, the former prime minister of Greece defended his austere measures that secured a bailout for his financially crippled country and averted “havoc” in Europe in 2009.
Tribune-Review: October 12, 2013
Asia’s two biggest economies, Japan and China, are voicing concerns about the ongoing government shutdown in Washington and the possibility that Congress may fail to raise the debt ceiling, leading to a government default.
October 8, 2013
The U.S. on Tuesday is unveiling a new $100 bill, a note that still will show touches of long-standing tradition, but also will carry new markers in an attempt to thwart counterfeiters.
October 8, 2013
Today, we witness politicians and government officials lie, evade properly answering questions of vital importance and the media doesn't seem to be bothered about demanding meaningful answers.
Ilias Sourdis: October 7, 2013
A senior Chinese official has warned that the "clock is ticking" to avoid a US default that could hurt China's interests and the global economy.
BBC: October 7, 2013
John Paulson and a clutch of bullish U.S. hedge funds are leading a charge into Greek banks, confident that Greece, long seen as the weakest economy of the euro zone periphery, is on the turn.
CNBC: October 7, 2013
A day after international inspectors began destroying Syria's chemical weapons arsenal, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry praised the Syrian government for complying with the U.N. Security Council so quickly.
October 7, 2013
Daunted by demonstrations and strikes, Greek Americans wouldn’t even go on holiday to Greece, let alone invest there.
Washington Post: October 4, 2013
Investment firm Japonica Partners, which made a surprise offer for up to 4 billion euros of Greek government bonds in June, said on Thursday it was one of the largest owners of the bonds.
Reuters: October 4, 2013