Lew Says Borrowing Authority May Not Last 3 Weeks

Feb. 7 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said U.S. borrowing authority may not last past Feb. 27 and urged Congress to extend the debt ceiling as soon as possible. Extraordinary measures used by the Treasury to keep under the debt ceiling “are likely to be exhausted in less than three weeks,” Lew said today in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio. Peter Cook reports on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." Adam Johnson and Julie Hyman also speak. (Source: Bloomberg)
Fiat, Ford, GM All Miss Sales Estimates
41:50 - March 3 -- Ford’s light-vehicle sales slipped 2 percent while General Motors, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Nissan rose less than analysts had estimated as cold weather slowed showroom traffic. Bloomberg’s Jamie Butter reports on “Market Makers.”
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