The following video is from Thursday's edition of Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill, and Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Taylor Muckerman, dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

House Republicans have offered to raise the debt ceiling for an additional six weeks, prompting a rebound in the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq. Is this a sign of progress, or does this only kick the can further down the road? In today's lead story on Investor Beat, Jason and Taylor take a look at the continuing government shutdown, how investors should react, and which types of stocks may be affected.


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