The following video is from Friday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and Motley Fool analysts Ron Gross and Charly Travers dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

The U.S. federal government remains shut down today as the budget standoff continues and another battle over the debt ceiling looms just around the corner, with both sides deeply entrenched, and neither giving ground. In today's lead story on Investor Beat, Ron and Charly discuss the shutdown and the coming debt ceiling debate and tell investors who gets hurt worst by the ongoing conflict.


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