Many dismiss gold as a sort of lunatic fringe investment. But prices have continued to climb along with the level of the U.S. debt ceiling. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time …
Congress is in the process of abdicating its power to control the borrowing of the U.S. government, at a time when the national debt exceeds $17 trillion and continues growing unabated. It waived this power twice last year, “suspending” …
The debate in Washington over the debt ceiling is heating up. The U.S. has now hit the $14.294 trillion debt limit approved in February 2010. With our national credit card maxed out, basic fiscal responsibility requires Congress to …
America's newspapers, or at least two of the ones that still exist, are full of stories about how Wall Street isn't panicking about the looming crisis of the debt ceiling. We can show you that in just one chart! The chart was made by HSBC …
I have to admit that I’m a little frustrated with the narrative that’s been built up around Donald Trump’s decision to side with Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi on the length of a debt limit extension. This is for a few reasons, actually. Maybe …
Republicans are planning to attach a provision to raise the debt ceiling to their initial Hurricane Harvey relief package, …
As the public debt of the United States approaches the $14.3 trillion limit currently allowed by law, Congress is being pressed by the Obama administration to change the law and raise the limit. For months, Treasury Secretary Timothy …
The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill "Crazy People," the 88th-best grossing movie of 1990, features Dudley Moore as, in the words of Roger Ebert, “a demented and crazed advertising genius who …