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Record Wall Street Gains May Take a While to Reach Main Street

The stock market's been setting a lot of records lately. But wages are still depressed, Washington lurches from one fiscal crisis to the next, and even though the latest unemployment figures are encouraging, far too many people are still out of work. What kind of recovery is this?

Economist and founding partner of Beacon Economics Chris Thornberg explains the disparity between Wall Street and Main Street.

The photo associated with this story depicts the "Charging Bull" sculpture in New York City. (Associated Photo Credit: prayitno/Flickr/Creative Commons License)

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