Dow, Economy Slow Down On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average index experienced its largest single-day drop in almost two years. The decline comes on the heels of decreasing consumer spending and slowing job growth. Host Liane Hansen speaks to David Wyss, chief economist for Standard and Poor's, about the cooling off of the U.S. economy.
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As Dow Swoons, Economists Grow Concerned

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As Dow Swoons, Economists Grow Concerned

As Dow Swoons, Economists Grow Concerned

As Dow Swoons, Economists Grow Concerned

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On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average index experienced its largest single-day drop in almost two years. The decline comes on the heels of decreasing consumer spending and slowing job growth. Host Liane Hansen speaks to David Wyss, chief economist for Standard and Poor's, about the cooling off of the U.S. economy.