Wall Street's Disconnect with the American Economy

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On this rebroadcast of today's To the Point, guest host Conan Nolan takes a critical look at how Wall Street is operating these days and profits being made from financial “innovations” while credit remains tight and unemployment high. We also look at the tax-cut deal between Congressional Republicans and the White House. Also, British police refuse bail and send Julian Assange to jail, and students from Shanghai blow away the competition in an international test of math and science skills.

Banner image: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange before the closing bell December 1, 2010 in New York City. Stocks were up nearly 250 points on positive economic reports. Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images



Conan Nolan


Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis