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2015 Economic Review/2016 Preview

David Boraks
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.

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

Matthew Bishop - senior editor at The Economist