Will the Slowing Housing Market Hurt the Economy? The housing market is showing further signs of weakness. That has everyone asking whether the weakness will end up hurting the overall economy.
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Will the Slowing Housing Market Hurt the Economy?

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Will the Slowing Housing Market Hurt the Economy?

Will the Slowing Housing Market Hurt the Economy?

Will the Slowing Housing Market Hurt the Economy?

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The housing market is showing further signs of weakness. That has everyone asking if the weakness will end up hurting the overall economy.

Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, deputy Washington bureau chief of The Wall Street Journal, about the real estate market's impact on America's economic health.