Here’s what could happen to the stock market if the government shuts down
|01/19/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- If the federal government shuts down Friday night, financial regulatory agencies will be working with a skeleton crew in the middle of a busy earnings season.
- Despite this, stocks have fared well in recent government shutdowns, data show.
Unless Republicans, who control both the House and Senate, are able to pass a spending bill by midnight Friday, the US government will enter a partial shutdown, with all nonessential services going into a freeze.
Historical data suggests that a big market move shaking stocks is unlikely, but a shutdown would still be concerning to investors.
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