S&P 500 and Nasdaq soar to record highs as government shutdown drags on

Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are melting up as the U.S. government shutdown drags on. The utilities (XLU) and energy (XLE) sectors are leading the way up, as the industrials (XLI) and materials (XLB) are the most in the red. Yahoo Finance’s Jared Blikre joins us live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to talk markets. To discuss the other big stories of the day, Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous is joined by Myles Udland, Dan Roberts and Dan Howley. Also joining us today to talk about the price of Super Bowl tickets is co-Founder of tickpick.com, Brett Goldberg.

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