Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen gestures as she testifies during a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, February 27, 2014 in Washington, DC. - 

Leigh Gallagher from Fortune magazine and John Carney from the Wall Street Journal joined us this to talk the last week's news in finance.

Up for discussion was the uptick in consumer spending that was accompanied by consumer confidence best described as, "meh." And we delve into the Fed's recent stress tests of the nations banks.

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