White House economic adviser Brian Deese told CNBC on Friday that the investment environment in the United States over the next two to five years looks promising, Reuters reports. „We have seen real progress in reducing home prices over the last six months, including modest decreases in gas prices,” Deese noted, adding that Congress must address the US debt ceiling without conditions or drama. MARKET REACTION These comments do not appear to have had a significant impact on the performance of the US dollar against its peers. At the time of writing, the US Dollar Index was up 0.15% on the day at 102. 0.