Debt Ceiling Deadline Looms
STEVE INSKEEP, Host:
NPR's business news starts with a debt ceiling deadline.
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INSKEEP: Some financial firms, though, say there could be a little bit more time. Barclays, UBS and Wells Fargo, according to the Washington Post, all say extra tax revenues coming in unexpectedly could give the government a few more days to avoid default. But all acknowledge that time is short - with the House and Senate now preparing to vote on competing plans to raise the federal debt ceiling.
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