Premarket stocks: Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ is rising as US debt talks drag on


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A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. New York CNN — The United States government is inching closer to its so-called debt ceiling X-date, when the Treasury could run out of cash and extraordinary measures to pay all government obligations, and both political parties remain at odds with no concrete solution to avoid a default. And while the odds of the US government actually defaulting on its debt still...