Peter Jankovskis of Oakbrook Investments in Chicago on the day's trading.
Shutdown Hits US as Working Week Starts
Many US federal services are closed on Monday as politicians try to agree a budget. Demetri Sevastopulo of the Financial Times in Washington explains the impact, plus we talk to Andrea Bustamante from Atlanta, who is one of the so-called 'Dreamers' at the heart of the immigration debate that led to the government shutdown. Also in the programme, former footballer George Weah has been inaugurated as president of Liberia. We hear about the Liberian business community's hopes for his presidency from Rudolph Merrab, president of the Liberia Timber Association. A $2.3m settlement has been reached between a global clothing brand and Bangladeshi textile workers in the wake of the 2013 Rana Plaza factory disaster in the country. Jenny Holdcroft is from the IndustriALL Global Union which brought the case, and explains the significance of the deal. We have a report on the health of the global art market from the London Art Fair. Plus we find out about the avocado shortage in Kenya that has led to the authorities imposing an export ban on the fruit.
Update: Negotiations Continue to Avoid US Government Shutdown
The Senate's bid to avert a US government shutdown races against a midnight deadline.
US Government Lurching Towards a Shutdown
There's a battle in the US Senate to avert a shutdown of the federal government.
Update:Airbus Gets a Lifeline
Plane maker Airbus has secured a lifeline for its A380 with an Emirates deal to buy up to 36 more planes; the BBC's Theo Leggett brings us the latest.
Plus Cary Leahey from Decision Economics tells us what's been happening on the markets.