Stock Market Reporting Bob Garfield, host of NPR's On the Media, explores the origin and accuracy of the media's explanations of stock market moves. NPR and other media outlets often use terms to describe these moves -- profit taking, war jitters, economic optimism -- but there seems little to them.
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Bob Garfield, host of NPR's On the Media, explores the origin and accuracy of the media's explanations of stock market moves. NPR and other media outlets often use terms to describe these moves — profit taking, war jitters, economic optimism — but there seems little to them.