Money traders work under a screen flashing the U.S. dollar against the Japanese yen at a foreign exchange market in Tokyo, Monday, July 25, 2011. Markets around the world were watching nervously as ... more 
Money traders work under a screen flashing the U.S. dollar against the Japanese yen at a foreign exchange market in Tokyo, Monday, July 25, 2011. Markets around the world were watching nervously as congressional Democrats and Republicans struggled through another day of difficult talks but failed to agree on cutting U.S. spending and raising the debt limit, a necessary measure to prevent an unprecedented Aug. 2 default. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Shizuo Kambayashi
Sun, Jul 24, 2011 10:36 PM EDT