Gold prices drop to their lowest level this month.
Economic news this week is gloomy: American markets free fall as we get bad news from Asia. The Dow lost six percent of its value this week. The International Monetary Fund projects less growth from China. World commodity prices drop.
What does this all mean for the state of the economy going forward? Roben Farzad of Bloomberg Businessweek sorts out the economy for us this morning. Farzad is a regular contributor to the Madeleine Brand Show.
Roben Farzad, Businessweek columnist.