Economic Report Strong After Markets Slide

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The Dow Jones Industrial averaged plunged 311 points yesterday and the effect has rippled throughout markets around the world. This bad news was quickly followed by good news today after the Commerce Department reported the U.S. economy grew by 3.4 percent in the second quarter. Marketplace's John Dimsdale talks with Alex Chadwick.



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