Guest Host: Steve Roberts

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the NASDAQ jumped yesterday after reports of encouraging comments from Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan. But economic indicators suggest the economy as a whole may be cooling off. A panel talks about the apparent economic slowdown and what lies ahead as the presidential election draws closer to a conclusion.

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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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