US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from California, at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, US, on Monday, April 17, 2023.
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Investors are increasingly on edge as debt ceiling talks have yet to produce a deal, with just seven days until the Treasury’s June 1 default deadline. Going down to the wire in 2011 was disastrous for the stock market — something nobody wants to repeat this time around. We put together a chart that highlights the risk of traveling that path again.