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Mid-day Update

07/26/2017: Why doesn’t the stock market seem to care about all the drama in Washington?

David Brancaccio Jul 26, 2017
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Mid-day Update

07/26/2017: Why doesn’t the stock market seem to care about all the drama in Washington?

David Brancaccio Jul 26, 2017
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There’s a whole lot of turbulence in Washington, yet the markets are going up. There’s uncertainty. The economy is doing all right (but not fantastically). And company earnings reports are just OK. So what gives? Julia Coronado, an economist at Macropolicy Perspectives, joins us to chat about the strange nature of the stock market. Afterwards, we’ll talk with the Eurasia Group’s Ian Bremmer about the new sanctions bill against Russia, which has bipartisan support here in the U.S., but isn’t getting a warm reception in Europe.

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