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Money Talking: What Matters More to Voters, Gas Prices or Jobs?

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A lot of people say gas prices will affect the election. But, in fact, the unemployment rate is a lot more important as a political predictor. New York Times¬†columnist Joe Nocera and I examine the connection between economics and elections — as well as how lousy we all are at predicting risk, and the top financial news of the week — on the latest installment of our new radio show, “Money Talking,” which you can hear by clicking on the play button below.