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(KSL News) This week has seen the stock market on a volatile roller coaster ride. The Dow dropped more than 500 points yesterday, and today it was up 172.
Consumer spending is down, the housing market is still a mess and many wonder what the $700 billion bailout has really done?
Government explanations and reassurances, televised debates and the violent jolts on Wall Street only seemed to confuse the average consumer.
Last week, KSL presented several questions from you to some of Utah's top economists. Their answers and more economic struggles prompted dozens more.
We narrowed them down to 13 insightful questions hoping these answers will clear the muddied waters.
The economist who contributed to this article: