How Much Does the Stock Market Influence the Fed?

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. 


Have a look: 

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