Stocks mixed, U.S. government shutdown looms

Stocks (^DJI^GSPC, ^IXIC) are mixed, with the major indices struggling to recover yesterday’s losses. The consumer staples (XLP) and consumer discretionary (XLY) sectors are most in the green, and the energy (XLE) sector is most in the red, weighed down by lower crude oil prices. Matt Cheslock 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 Seana Smith is joined by Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer and reporter Ethan Wolff-Mann.

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