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Making Sen$e with Paul Solman: Why obsessing over economic indicators may hinder economic improvement

Updated: March 6 2014,
Author: barreladmin
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The monthly jobs report is big news on the first Friday of every month, swaying the financial markets and prompting immediate analysis. But should these numbers matter so much? A new book, “The Leading Indicators,” argues we overvalue data like the GDP and inflation. Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to author and analyst Zachary Karabell.