Watch Live: Obama Addresses Nation on Economic Instability

Monday, August 08, 2011

President Barack Obama delivers a statement about the economy as the nation grapples with the first downgrade of U.S. debt in the country's history, and will give an update on military operations in Afghanistan.



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Stanley Cooper

To anyone who thinks that the S&P downgrade had any real effect on the markets:

Aug. 08 2011 01:48 PM

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