How Much Does the Stock Market Influence the Fed?

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Investor and economic writer John Mauldin met with me at the Nasdaq to talk about his new book, Code Red.

In this clip, I ask Mauldin how much the Federal Reserve is influenced by the stock market's reaction, rather than the real economy. 

"It is difficult to contain myself when I answer that question," he responds. 


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