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Economic Uncertainty Lingers Despite US Budget Deal

In New York, investors mostly cheered the last minute U.S. budget agreement that averted a possible default on the national debt, but some economists remain concerned about the country's long-term fiscal health; the long political impasse may have shaken consumer and investor confidence and the deal only postpones legislative action to reduce the national debt.   This ongoing uncertainty hurts businesses like Studley Incorporated, a commercial real estate firm that manages some ...

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