Wall Street

August 1, 2011 - 6:43 AM
In this July 29, 2011 photo, specialist Mario Picone, center, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Markets breathed a huge sigh of relief on Monday, Aug. 1, after President Barack Obama said U.S. lawmakers agreed to a last-minute deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling, preventing the world's largest economy from defaulting.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)