Markets Confused by Mixed Economic Signals Oil prices are rising at same time that the Federal Reserve has cut interest rates, leaving the markets wondering which way the economy is headed. America's economic health may rest on the ability of the housing market to stabilize or rebound.
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Markets Confused by Mixed Economic Signals

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Markets Confused by Mixed Economic Signals

Markets Confused by Mixed Economic Signals

Markets Confused by Mixed Economic Signals

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Oil prices are rising at same time that the Federal Reserve has cut interest rates, leaving the markets wondering which way the economy is headed. America's economic health may rest on the ability of the housing market to stabilize or rebound.

New York Times columnist Joe Nocera speaks with Scott Simon about this week's conflicting economic indicators.