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Economic Update: The Shutdown Wasn’t Free

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
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S&P Capital IQ, a business line of the McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), is a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment and commercial banks, investment advisors and wealth managers, corporations and universities around the world. We provide a broad suite of capabilities designed to help track performance, generate alpha, identify new… trading and investment ideas, and perform risk analysis and mitigation strategies. Through leading desktop solutions such as Capital IQ, Global Credit Portal and MarketScope Advisor desktops; enterprise solutions such as S&P Securities Evaluations, Global Data Solutions , and Compustat; and research offerings including Leveraged Commentary & Data, Global Market Intelligence, and company and funds research, S&P Capital IQ sharpens financial intelligence into the wisdom today's investors need.

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.

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