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photoAt five o'clock this evening, the CEOs and CFOs of more than 900 of America's largest companies must file papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission that certify their companies' financial statements.

But will making corporate executives swear by the numbers give a much needed boost to investor confidence in a sagging market?

Guests:

James Surowiecki, Economics columnist for the New Yorker Magazine

Jay Lorsch, Professor at the Harvard Business School

Henry Hu, Corporate and Securities Law Professor at the University of Texas Law School

Charles E. Brown, Chief Financial Officer for Office Depot

This program aired on August 14, 2002.

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