Markets initially shrug off partial government shutdown – LA Times
Oh yes, Obamacare goes into effect today – Fox News
Some glitches reported as traffic snarls up sites – Reuters
Basically for now it’s like “an eBay for insurance” – Atul Gawande
Uh-oh. The Bureau of Economic Analysis site is down – BEA
IHS says shutdown will cost the U.S. economy $300m per day – Bloomberg
Orchestra talks collapse, celebrated conductor quits – StarTribune
American Crystal to default on $71m gov’t loan – Fargo Forum
Slumping sugar prices cost taxpayers $53m – StarTribune
German firm Siemens (rival of GE) to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide – Reuters
Obama disagrees with Tyler Cowen on inequality – Marginal Revolution
Apartment market tightens as home prices rise – WSJ