The Stock Market and the Economy
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.
Chief Economist and Economic Policy Adviser for Vice President Biden and Executive Director of the Vice President's Middle Class Task Force.
editor and chief of the "Kiplinger Letter" and "Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine"