Good news on unemployment, economic growth and manufacturing September ends with gains in the stock market, which may be its strongest September performance since 1939. Unemployment claims fell and economic growth and manufacturing exceeded expectations. Chris Farrell sorts through the economic news and looks to the future.11:00 a.m.
Chris Farrell: Chief economics correspondent, Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media. Economics Editor, Marketplace. Contributing editor, Bloomberg Business Week. Chris is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Stanford University. Author of "The New Frugality," "Deflation: What Happens When Prices Fall?" and "Right on the Money."
Robert Reich: Professor of public policy at University of California at Berkeley. Secretary of Labor under President Clinton. Author of 13 books, including "After-Shock," "Supercapitalism," "The Work of Nations," and "Locked in the Cabinet." Commentator for "Marketplace."