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Guest Host: Steve Roberts
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- Brian Wesbury chief economist at the Chicago investment bank Griffin, Kubik, Stephens & Thompson
- Knight Kiplinger editor and chief of the "Kiplinger Letter" and "Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine"
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