Economy

Economic Uncertainty Lingers Despite US Budget Deali
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October 18, 2013 10:00 AM
In New York, investors mostly cheered the last minute U.S. budget agreement that averted a possible default on the national debt, but some economists remain concerned about the country's long-term fiscal health; the long political impasse may have shaken consumer and investor confidence and the deal only postpones legislative action to reduce the national debt. Brian Padden reports.

Economic Uncertainty Lingers Despite US Budget Deal

Published October 18, 2013

In New York, investors mostly cheered the last minute U.S. budget agreement that averted a possible default on the national debt, but some economists remain concerned about the country's long-term fiscal health; the long political impasse may have shaken consumer and investor confidence and the deal only postpones legislative action to reduce the national debt. Brian Padden reports.


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