Government

What A Government Shutdown Looks Like Online

The government shut down today. This means that, along with many other important things, lots of government websites are down. The economic sources we at Planet Money look to every day now look like this:

BEA is down i i
BEA
BEA is down
BEA
FTC i i
FTC
FTC
FTC
Export Import Bank i i
Export Import Bank
Export Import Bank
Export Import Bank
Commerce Department i i
Commerce Department
Commerce Department
Commerce Department
International Trade Association is Down i i
ITA
International Trade Association is Down
ITA
Census i i
Census
Census
Census

For more on what the shutdown means for econ nerds, see this WSJ piece trying to figure out whether the big monthly jobs report will still come out on Friday.

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