U.S. Fiscal Showdown
Lawmakers are scrambling to come to an agreement to boost the debt ceiling ahead of the October 17 deadline the Treasury Department has marked as the point it could run out of cash to pay America’s bills. FOX Business has all of the market-moving developments covered.
- Shutdown began Oct. 1
- Debt limit deadline ends on Oct. 17
- Treasury has $30B cash on hand to pay debts after Oct. 17
- At least 14 government data reports affected.
- Number of furloughed workers
- 800,000, with 300,000 Pentagon workers recalled to this point.
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