Wall Street needs to be genuinely worried about what is going on in Washington, President Barack Obama told CNBC in a White House interview Wednesday.
While gridlock in D.C. is nothing new, “this time I think Wall Street should be concerned,” Obama said.
“When you have a situation in which a faction is willing to default on U.S. obligations, then we are in trouble,” Obama said. U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street Thursday.
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