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I don't know of any investments that someone could profit by from this. Bonds? I know nothing about bonds. Stocks? I'm guessing the smart money on Wall Street had this plugged into their portfolios Friday afternoon.

Monday morning will be busy/chaotic unless some agreement is reached over the weekend.


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House-passed bill to avoid a government shutdown sinks in the Senate as funding deadline passes

A House-passed stopgap bill that would avoid a government shutdown appeared to fizzle out in the Senate late Friday night, leaving Congress negotiating frantically as the midnight deadline to fund the government passed.

The measure was set to fail in a procedural vote that was still open in the Senate early Saturday morning. Five Democrats — Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Doug Jones of Alabama and Claire McCaskill of Missouri — had backed it, though their votes could change. Four Republicans — Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Jeff Flake of Arizona, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of Utah — opposed it pending the vote becoming final.

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More at:
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/19/government-shutdown-bill-fai...

I expect my stocks to do little if anything as a result of this. And if they do ... well I'm in them for the long haul so I'm planning to make NO changes.

Desert (CVX, XOM, T, BNS, BKH, ED, ATGFF, NI, NWN, TRP, WRE, WGL, WTR, XEL, DUK, O, SO & KO) Dave
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