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2015 Economic Review/2016 Preview

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David Boraks
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WFAE
Greeks and foreign tourists lined up at ATMs in Athens in July, after banks closed amid the Greek debt crisis.

After years of the new normal that followed a harrowing recession, 2015 looked like it was shaping up to be a good year for the economy. Instead, it turned out to be a roller coaster. The economy was buffeted by debt and financial struggles in Greece and the European union. China’s economy slowed and the stock market took us all on a wild ride of its own. We look back on 2015 and ahead to next year with some economists.

Guests
Tim Quinlan - an economist at Wells Fargo Securities in Charlotte.

Matthew Bishop - senior editor at The Economist