House Speaker John Boehner’s surprise announcement that he will resign from Congress at the end of October probably makes a shutdown less likely next week.
But it could make for a scary fall for markets and Wall Street.
Boehner’s decision means restive House conservatives—who have been after Boehner for years—may feel they have won enough of a battle to accept a clean continuing resolution to keep the government running into December. And they are likely to defer to Boehner in his last act as speaker.
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