BREAKING: White House meeting with congressional leaders POSTPONED. @BresPolitico and I am reporting.
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) October 14, 2013
Senate GOP aide: "Full conf mtg later this afternoon to share all the details of what McConnell and Reid are discussing, nothing's firm."
— Robert Costa (@robertcostaNRO) October 14, 2013
White House makes it official: The 3 p.m. meeting with Hill leaders has been postponed "to allow leaders in the Senate time" to negotiate.— Mike O'Brien (@mpoindc) October 14, 2013
This could be good or bad news depending on the "why". It could be postponed due to a deal being struck in the Senate, or postponed because no chance of a deal in the Senate...
Could be a good sign: WH postpones 3PM meeting with Congressional Leaders to give Senate Leaders Reid/McConnell more time for their talks.— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) October 14, 2013
meanwhile here are the markets