The U.S. Senate is reportedly set to vote on a deal to raise the debt ceiling and end the government shutdown. But how damaging would a default really be? How much damage has the crisis done to the U.S. image abroad and what should the two sides be focusing on moving forward?
Zanny Minton-Beddoes, the economics editor of The Economist, will be in New York and answering readers’ questions on these and other issues tomorrow. Please leave your questions in the comments section below.