Tagged: #boehner

The Day Today 17 Oct

* Senate (81-18) & House (198-87) vote to lift debt limit until Feb 7th and fund Govt to Jan 15  {fifw NSN MUSRY96S972M <go>} http://reut.rs/H5sD9n * Given risk rally ahead of the deal, it’s been a case of “buy rumour/sell fact” this morning * S&P: shutdown cost $24bn and shaved at least 0.6% off Q4…

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The Day Today 15 Oct

* US Senate nearing a deal to fund Govt through to Jan 15th and debt ceiling through to Feb 7th  http://nyti.ms/1ggRVlf   http://wapo.st/1bT9Z2L * Over to Boehner, who’s spokesman (!) cautiously said “If the Senate comes to an agreement, we will review it with our members”  http://politi.co/16JrD4R * CPU/SPD talks continue, to decide by Sunday whether…

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The Day Today 14 Oct

* Now it’s all about what the Democrats want: They’re refusing ‘to sign on to any deal that reopens the Govt but locks in budget cuts for next year’- i.e. remove the sequester  http://nyti.ms/16ZaIO4 * Politico reports that Democrats want $986bn-$1.058trn of funding, compared to the $967bn that the automatic sequestration allows http://politi.co/GNplaW * CBO…

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Back to reality

It’s been a long week. Will they, won’t they – it’s the big storyline in this week’s soap opera live from Capitol Hill. Frankly the thought of a Boehner/Obama clinch is more offputting than a 5% fall in the S&P, but I’m saved from the latter anyway by the fact the the S&P had its…

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The Day Today 7 Oct

* FT: Abe warns of delay in key labour reforms http://on.ft.com/1fU82oF * FT writes the Fed is worried Oct jobs data will never be collected if shutdown persists – Oct 14 is the survey week – which means waiting until Jan for any usefully comparable data  http://on.ft.com/1bBXclk * WSJ: Boehner Ties Deal to Talks on…

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