Tonight on Nightly Business Report, despite the drama in DC, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at new records. Plus, what higher rates could mean for the upcoming spring selling season.

“We had a long and detailed meeting,” Schumer told reporters at the Capitol after the meeting.

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Walking into the Oval Office on Friday afternoon, Schumer said “I hope” a deal can be reached.

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the threat of a government shutdown rises and that could throw the market for a loop.

Despite reporting a rise in sales for the first time in 23 quarters, IBM shares fell in after hours trading. Deirdre Bosa reports.

Kate Rogers breaks down the quarterly results from American Express.

Eunice Yoon takes a look at China’s economy after the nation published a report saying the pace of growth accelerated last month.

Bob Pisani takes a look at how a government shutdown could impact stocks.

Contessa Brewer reports that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a plan to open a men’s homeless shelter in one of New York’s most expensive neighborhoods.

Andrea Day reports on a new scheme where unsuspecting victims receive a threatening letter in the mail instructing them to make a bitcoin payment.

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the threat of a government shutdown rises and that could throw the market for a loop.

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the Dow closes above 26,000 for the first time ever.

Plus, Apple makes a $250B pledge to America.

Seema Mody takes a look at the volatility in cryptocurrency markets.

Diana Olick takes a look at the rise in mortgage rates this year and what it could mean for the Spring housing market.