US debt crisis
The price of gold is at a record high as confidence in dollar falls.
And our elected politicians should call the bankers' bluff.
The Nobel-prize-winning economist castigates the credit rating agency on his blog.
This package of measures will compromise growth and push the US economy back into recession.
Obama puts tax rises back on the table - but will his words be matched with action?
The immediate crisis has been averted, but the president has capitulated on nearly all of his key de
Obama's "deal" isn't a compromise. It's capitulation. And there were alternatives.
US president announces deal that will raise debt ceiling and slash spending by trillions.
What the American papers have to say about the on-going political crisis.
The current crisis threatens to derail the global economy, as well as Barack Obama's presidency.