Despite predictions that the government shutdown would trigger a stock market crash, the Dow has remained steady throughout the week as it shrugs off the shutdown. Evidently President Obama has a problem with this. He used an appearance on CNBC this afternoon to suggest that a bit of panic is in order.
POTUS telling Wall Street to react: "I think this time is different. I think they should be concerned." // Dow may drop big tomorrow?
— Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) October 2, 2013
If the Dow drops Thursday, we may trace it straight back to the president’s comments.
Update: Video of his comments here.