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Consumer Blues36:17

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photoWar talk, terror warnings, a harsh winter, and job insecurity. A look at the factors that caused the Consumer Confidence Index to plummet this month, dropping to its lowest point in 10 years, and its significance for the economy.


Ken Goldstein, Labor Economist for the Conference Board

J. Walker Smith, President of Yankelovich Partners, Inc.

Richard Cooper, Professor of Economics at Harvard University.

This program aired on February 26, 2003.

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