6 degrees of sequestration

Sequester: The good and the bad

Jeremy Hobson Mar 1, 2013
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6 degrees of sequestration

Sequester: The good and the bad

Jeremy Hobson Mar 1, 2013
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The now-infamous sequestration — the $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts — kicks in today. 

Chris Low, chief economist of FTN Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss the bad and the good that might come out of the process.

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