​Shutdown showdown (E10)

The US government shutdown continues and the clock is ticking down to a potential US default. This week Katie Pilbeam checks in with RT’s Washington Correspondent Liz Wahl to get the latest on the American soap opera starring President Barrack Obama and the Tea Party. With analysis from Latin America’s biggest bank, Citigroup and Moscow based investment company Metropol on the ongoing stalemate. Plus – more drama for Bitcoin, involving the FBI and drug smuggling – never a dull moment for the virtual currency! And with RT’s in house investor Sean Thomas calling in sick this week– Katie takes over the business desk!