Carol Burnett accepted the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor last night in front of a sold-out crowd at the Kennedy Center.
Treasury 30-year bonds declined as concern that the U.S. is closer to losing its top credit rating and a report showed that consumer prices excluding food and energy increased for a second month.
Treasuries gained for a second consecutive week as Europe’s debt crisis worsened and the Federal Reserve squelched speculation it would provide additional stimulus while the economic recovery slowed.
Heating oil and gasoline gained on speculation that the economic recovery will accelerate and demand will improve if an agreement is reached to raise the U.S. debt ceiling.
"I had to stay over for this."
- Billy Long on Oct 21, 2013