Reports of corporate layoffs and rising unemployment rates are making headlines, but at the same time the stock market is up and so is the government surplus. A panel talks about how all these often contradictory economic indicators are affecting American consumers.

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  • Chris Carroll associate professor of economics at John Hopkins University
  • Delos Smith senior economist with the Conference Board
  • George Hager business reporter for USA Today

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