Lessons from the Pros

Nov 14, 2013 Issue

Education Resource

How Much Did the Government Shutdown Actually Cost?

With the latest U.S. government shutdown behind us, it is worth asking if it had a serious, lasting, or permanent effect on the economy. Traders would most likely say no: the S&P barely skipped a beat on shutdown day, and when the government re-opened 16 days later it was up 2.3% for the period. (SPY Read More »

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