9 Posts About Financial Markets And Government Shutdowns

1.) This table shared by @hertcapital shows what happened to the S&P 500 during every government shutdown since 1970:


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2.) Here’s a chart from @andrewunkown that shows the S&P 500 returned 12% and then 4% the last time the government shutdown:

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3.) This graphic shared by @vindog also shows what happened to the S&P 500 when it shutdown in 1995 and 1996:

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4.) Another great share from @AndrewUnknwon, here’s how the last government shutdown impacted GDP:

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5.) Here’s a comment from @ukarlewitz is very important to remember when comparing this government shutdown to previous government shutdowns:

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6.) This comment from @GregGuenther notes some important similarities to the Fiscal Cliff:

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7.) In a response from @MercenaryJack he points out a bearish comment from Hussman:

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8.) This blog post from @reformedbroker looks at the last several government shutdowns. It’s a great read:

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9.) The backtest master himself @paststat
crunches numbers on every government shutdown he can find:

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