Specialist Jason Hardzewicz, left, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. The stock market is opening sharply lower as the U.S. government

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Specialist Jason Hardzewicz, left, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. The stock market is opening sharply lower as the U.S. government heads into a second week of a partial shutdown with no signs of a budget agreement in sight. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) less 

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Mon, Oct 7, 2013 4:38 PM EDT