Why is the economy stumbling, again?

The Takeaway

News that the US economy is still underperforming has sent another shockwave of fear through financial markets. Kelly Evans, “Ahead of the Tape” columnist for The Wall Street Journal, talks with The Takeaway about why investors are getting nervous and what is wrong with the US economy.


“The Takeaway” is a national morning news program, delivering the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what’s ahead. The show is a co-production of WNYC and PRI, in editorial collaboration with the BBC, The New York Times Radio, and WGBH.

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