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Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen has spent the last two days on Capitol Hill assuring Congress that the economy is under control, saying that the Fed will not reverse course on interest rates.
But market indicators don't seem too convinced. Stock prices continued to fall on Thursday, reflecting persistent concerns about global economic weakness.
Is another recession on the horizon? For answers, we turn to Heidi Moore, business editor at Mashable.
What you'll learn from this segment:
- Whether another recession is on the horizon.
- Why the markets have been so volatile.
- What the Federal Reserve is doing to protect the economy.