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  1. The Markets

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    Americans are experiencing déjà vu all over again. Sure, the prospect of another fiscal showdown doesn’t electrify a crowd like a Rugby World Cup final against the Aussies. All the same, investors’ response to the possibility the U.S. government might partially shut down on October 1 was muted. Some U.S. stock markets gave back a little for the week; others moved higher. All remained up year-to-date.