Economic Update: The Shutdown Wasn’t Free

SP Capital IQ |

Although the U.S. government is back in business, the shutdown wasn't free. The debacle dragged down growth in the fourth quarter and for the year. 



And, given the agreement expires in just a few months, the risk of another shutdown in the first quarter is very real. In this segment, Standard & Poor’s U.S. Chief Economist Beth Ann Bovino explains what lies ahead.

DISCLOSURE: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors, and do not represent the views of equities.com. Readers should not consider statements made by the author as formal recommendations and should consult their financial advisor before making any investment decisions. To read our full disclosure, please go to: http://www.equities.com/disclaimer

Companies

Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
MKRRF Melker Schorling AB 56.50 0.00 0.00 0

Comments

Emerging Growth

Winston Gold Mining Corp.

Winston Gold Mining Corp is a mineral exploration and development company. The Company is engaged in acquiring, exploring, developing, and operating mining properties.

Private Markets

Ozobot by Evollve Inc

Ozobot is a world leader in compact super intelligent robots that entertain and educate through fun interactive gaming.

XY Find It

Founded by serial entrepreneur Arie Trouw, XY Findables follows a single guiding principle: customers should never lose anything important again. With over 50,000 users around the world, more than 100,000…