The government shutdown may have ended weeks ago, but its impact is still rippling through the U.S. economy. Standard & Poor's estimates the shutdown cost about $1.5 billion a day - money the sputtering U.S economy could ill-afford to do without. But it's worse than that. Here's the full impact of the shutdown -
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- The Full Cost of the Government Shutdown
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- How Much Does the Government Shutdown Cost?
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By themselves, they don't seem to mean much: 630,000, 700%, $3.65 million, 19. But once you see them in context, you'll realize why these numbers matter. Besides, where else can you read about frontier markets, Bitcoins, and a phantom Twitter stock
While the U.S. government shutdown may merely be an afterthought or an inconvenience for some people, it's costing the economy and taxpayers plenty.
So how much does the government shutdown cost?
The daily tab for the government shutdown is a whopping $160 million.