The government shutdown is officially the longest ever. Here's what Wall Street is saying about its impact on the market and the economy.

Published 6:02 am PST, Sunday, January 13, 2019

A screen above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number of the Dow Jones industrial average, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. 

A screen above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number of the Dow Jones industrial average, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. 

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A screen above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number of the Dow Jones industrial average, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. 

A screen above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number of the Dow Jones industrial average, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. 

Photo: Richard Drew

The government shutdown is officially the longest ever. Here’s what Wall Street is saying about its impact on the market and the economy.

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The government shutdown just became the longest on record, entering into a 23rd day on Sunday. Past government shutdowns have not typically had a meaningful impact on the stock market or economic growth, Wall Street economists and market strategists say. But a partial shutdown dragging on could delay trade talks between the US and China, and contribute to an element of uncertainty that could upset markets.

The government shutdown won’t impact the stock market or the economy — until it does.

That was the crux of Wall Street’s

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