Investors sold off tech stocks, and Republican lawmakers cite price increases to argue against higher US debt limit

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The government bond sell-off that began last week on the prospect of higher interest rates ricocheted into the $51tn US stock market on Tuesday, weighing heavily on technology stocks, and Treasury secretary Janet Yellen warned that the US risks running out of money by October 18. Plus, the FT’s Ryan McMorrow chats about China’s latest crackdown on cryptocurrency trading and whether exchanges are cooperating.

Janet Yellen warns US risks running out of money by October 18

US stocks suffer biggest loss since May as bond sell-off hits tech sector

Oil prices rise above $80 a barrel for first time in three years

Cryptocurrency exchanges start cutting off Chinese users

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