This just in within the last hour ...
Fitch Ratings put the US government's "AAA" credit rating on 'rating watch negative' Tuesday, saying that the standstill on the U.S. debt ceiling negotiations risks undermining the effectiveness of the country's government and political institutions.
S&P 500 futures fell 9.6 points while Dow Jones industrial average futures sank 60 points and Nasdaq 100 futures fell 7.5 points.
A Treasury Department spokesperson said the Fitch move reflected an urgent need for Congress to act on the debt ceiling.
It kind of makes one pause and wonder, what all these "Defunding Demands" mean for our "individual futures" -- it does me.
Rapidly fading 401K valuations are once again, coming to mind. Thanks Republicans! Here we go again.
When will THEY ever give us hard-working citizens a break!?