Debt Debate

Treasurer: Downgrade Expected To Have Little Effect On Calif.State Treasurer Bill Lockyer on Monday said there's no reason the ratings downgrade of the federal government will have an immediate effect on California but cautioned the state is still on the mend.
Budget Deal Could Jeopardize Bay Area High Speed RailFunding for high speed rail, which remains uncertain, could be further jeopardized by the budget deal that avoided default.
Tech Report: Debt Debate Could Help The Smartphone IndustryThe debt ceiling debate in Washington could benefit the smartphone industry. One of the provisions in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s plan would be to raise million-of-dollars for debt reduction by auctioning off some of the airwaves.