By Bernie Becker - 10/25/13 09:13 AM EDT
Neither Democrats nor Republicans are seeking the elusive grand bargain.
Political polarization is weighing down the economy.
Fed seeks to ensure banks have enough cash for a crisis.
British economy grows at fastest clip in three years.
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