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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 3:02 am

Quotations of the day

By The Associated Press

"We've made tremendous progress. Perhaps (Tuesday) will be a bright day." - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on a possible breakthrough to end the two-week partial government shutdown and raise the federal debt limit.


"Doomsday is nigh, and everyone shrugs." - Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist at ConvergEx Group, as economists seem to believe Washington will find a way to avert a default.


"Both would probably say: `Don't spend a whole lot of time listening to your stockbroker.'" - Allen Sanderson, a University of Chicago lecturer in economics, on Eugene Fama and Robert Shiller, two of the three Americans who won the Nobel prize in economics.