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Congress’ budget deal looks set to take some potential sources of uncertainty off the table for the next few years, but the longer-term problem of the debt remains.
Lawmakers reached an agreement to end the first government shutdown in more than four years, but the deal sets up another showdown in less than three weeks.
How has a government shutdown affected the stock market? Compared with other events, previous shutdowns have barely moved stock prices.
Lawmakers consider an extension of government funding to head off a government shutdown this weekend.
The new tax law may not lift all boats, but taxes are just one of the many factors affecting companies and stocks.
The Republican tax plan is now law. Here’s what investors need to know.
Mike Townsend gives an update on the status of the tax bill and whether we’re likely to see it signed into law this week.
Schwab experts discuss how Congress will deal with the potential government shutdown and pending tax legislation.
Trump’s acceptance of a short-term deal to suspend the debt ceiling and keep the government running could complicate some already contentious policy debates set for this year.
Lawmakers face key deadlines in September, and the political uncertainty is likely to drive increased market volatility.

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