The Laws of the Debt Ceiling: A look at the looming U.S. debt ceiling, what the law states, and what Obama and the Treasury can do to prevent default.

Will Government Shutdown Affect Housing? Nela Richardson discusses the fallout in the housing market from the government shutdown.

Betty Liu reports on the top reasons American's should care about the U.S. government shutdown.

On today's "Insight & Action," Adam Johnson shows you why you why investors shouldn't worry about a government shutdown as he looks at past shutdowns and shows how the stock market has gone up during that time on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)

As the government inches closer to a shutdown, CNN's Margaret Conley shows us what could be affected and what it could cost taxpayers.

A look at the growing battle between American President Barrack Obama vs. Russian President Vladimr Putin and why the Syria conflict is just beginning.

President Barack Obama answers questions on Syria at a news conference in Sweden.

Preet Bharara charges two JPMorgan traders of conspiracy and fraud saying 'companies themselves need to pay closer attention to the cultures that they create.'

Center for Strategic and International Studies' Andrew Kuchins and Firebird Managements' Ian Hague discuss the deteriorating U.S.-Russia relations

A look at the 10 year treasury yield and why its the most important indicator for stock market performance, and the amount of leverage used by hedge funds.

Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu examines too big to fail banks and the effect government support has on big bank credit ratings.

Harper on Senate scandal: Canadians have been waiting for the Prime Minister to say something about the secret deal that forced his Chief of Staff to quit. Today he spoke publicly for the first time since this story broke.