Earnings reports, new wage figures, a decline in unemployment insurance claims, inflation fears, and a pickup in manufacturing are all feeding dramatic gains and drops in the stock market. A panel talks about what the ups and downs really mean and explains the political implications.

Guests

  • Knight Kiplinger editor and chief of the "Kiplinger Letter" and "Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine"
  • Jared Bernstein Chief Economist and Economic Policy Adviser for Vice President Biden and Executive Director of the Vice President's Middle Class Task Force.

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