Politicians put stock market on a see-saw

A jogger on an early morning run passes the U.S Treasury Building in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, a day before the stalemate in Congress over the budget could cause the government to reach its borrowing limit.  (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
A jogger on an early morning run passes the U.S Treasury Building in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, a day before the stalemate in Congress over the budget could cause the government to reach its borrowing limit. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
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