Economic Update: The U.S. Shutdown Didn’t Shutdown Everything

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The U.S. government shutdown didn’t shut everything down as many businesses hired new employees in October. In addition, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported significant job creation for the month. In this segment, Standard & Poor’s U.S. Chief Economist Beth Ann Bovino explains what’s driving the data.


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