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The attacks on the World Trade Center closed down Wall Street. Stock markets are scheduled to reopen on Monday. But for many industries the landscape has changed. Diane and a panel of economic experts talk about last week’s terrorist strikes and their short and longterm implications for the U.S. economy.
- George Hager Business reporter for USA Today
- James Glassman Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and host of TechCentralStation.com
- Robert Hartwig Chief economist at the Insurance Information Institute
- Robert Shiller - duplicate record Professor of economics at Yale University and author of "Irrational Exuberance" (Princeton University Press)
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