Russia Warns It May Play The 'Iran Card' Over Ukraine Sanctions

A senior Russian diplomat signaled a possible shift Wednesday in Russia’s position on the ongoing Iranian nuclear talks amid tensions with the United States and other Western countries, according to The Associated Press. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted by the Russian news organization Interfax as saying the recent sanctions announced by the European Union […]

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ANALYST: There's A 40% Chance Of A Debt Ceiling Default, And The Path Forward Is A 'Total Mystery'

“Analysts are beginning to warn about the possibility of a debt-ceiling crisis, as Congress is still in the midst of debating a continuing resolution to avoid a government shutdown. Chris Krueger, a D.C.-based analyst for Guggenheim Partners LLC, wrote in a market commentary Wednesday that there is a 40% chance of “technical default scenarios” as a result […]

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