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Rep. Paul Ryan, left, and Rep. Pete Sessions, right, arrives for a House Republican Conference meeting.

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Rep. Paul Ryan, left, and Rep. Pete Sessions, right, arrives for a House Republican Conference meeting.

Ryan: Republicans Eye Short-Term Debt-Ceiling Increase at Retreat

The House’s Republicans, assembled at a retreat outside Williamsburg, Virginia, are discussing the “virtues” of passing a short-term increase in the federal debt limit. So says Rep. Paul Ryan, the House Budget Committee chairman from Wisconsin. “We are discussing the...

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Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade.

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Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade.

Fed Exit Looks Harder w/ New Buying

Federal Reserve watchers such as Michael Feroli at JPMorgan Chase & Co. expect the central bank this week to bulk up its balance sheet again by adding $45 billion dollars of monthly Treasury purchases to its standing program of $40...

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