government shutdown 2013


Federal shutdown threatens to shortchange blood banks

Oct 7, 2013
Canceled blood drives could have a cascade effect on the nation's blood supply.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, American Red Cross, blood banks

Manufacturing work in the shutdown: 'Like being held hostage'

Oct 7, 2013
A look at how the manufacturing industry is being affected by the gridlock in Washington.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, manufacturing

Government shutdown threatens housing market, mortgages

Oct 7, 2013
The longer the government is closed, the more housing deals could be delayed or even wrecked altogether.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, housing market

7 lessons the U.S. government could learn from Marketplace Money

Oct 4, 2013
Our listeners are a smart, helpful bunch when it comes to money. Congress seems like it could use some help...
Posted In: government, Personal Finance, government shutdown 2013

The Labor Department's jobs report that wasn't

Oct 4, 2013
The monthly ups and downs don’t matter as much as the trend, and we know the trend is mediocre job growth.
Posted In: jobs report, government shutdown 2013

Hurricane or government shutdown: Which is scarier?

Oct 4, 2013
We look at just how essential the non-essential employees may be during episodes of severe weather.
Posted In: tropical storm Karen, Hurricane Karen, government shutdown 2013

No jobs report today because of the shutdown, but most forecasting 180,000 jobs added

Oct 4, 2013
Economists are predicting about 180,000 jobs were added last month, but no way to know if it's accurate due to the government shutdown.
Posted In: jobs numbers, jobs report, government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling

How's the shutdown going to affect Twitter's IPO?

Oct 4, 2013
The company has made public its papers for an S-1 Initial Public Offering. But why now in the middle of a government shutdown?
Posted In: Twitter, IPO, government shutdown 2013

Lessons Congress can learn from middle school

Oct 4, 2013
As the fight over the nation's budget continues, we pose the question: Is Congress smarter than a seventh grader?
Posted In: federal budget, government shutdown 2013, kids

Looking at no pay for four days, consumers may cut back

Oct 4, 2013
It’s day four of the government shutdown. For the 800,000 furloughed workers, that’s four days without income.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, consumer behavior