Summary

When political brinkmanship is in play, economic fundamentals take a back seat.

Could U.S. political brinkmanship cause a government shutdown and technical debt default?

Is the economy at risk in Q4?

By Bluford Putnam

Could U.S. political brinkmanship cause a government shutdown and technical debt default, putting the economy at risk in the fourth quarter?

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