A Big Loser From The Government Shutdown… China

The U.S. federal government shutdown has ended, for a while anyway, but its lasting impacts are already being discussed with the economic loss suffered projected to be in the many billions.

A Big Loser From The Government Shutdown... China

But the U.S. government shutdown will not only diminish growth domestically. As the largest economy in the world, American imports are a major driving force of other nations’ GDP.

Seth Klarman Tells His Investors: Central Banks Are Treating Investors Like “Foolish Children”

Volatility"Surreal doesn't even begin to describe this moment," Seth Klarman noted in his second-quarter letter to the Baupost Group investors.  Commenting on the market developments over the past six months, the value investor stated that events, which would typically occur over an extended time frame, had been compressed into just a few months. He noted Read More


A survey conducted by Global Sources asked Chinese exporters how the U.S. government shutdown has and will in the future affect their businesses. 43% of those surveyed reported having already had their orders reduced. The best plan of action to cope with the impacts of the shutdown seems to be “wait and see”.

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