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What Low Gas Prices Say About The Economy

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What Low Gas Prices Say About The Economy

Economy

What Low Gas Prices Say About The Economy

What Low Gas Prices Say About The Economy

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In the short term, cheap gas is a godsend. But in the long term, it's a disaster. How much lower can — or should — the price go? Host Scott Simon talks with oil analyst Philip Verleger about what lower gas prices indicate about the national economy.

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