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How Long Before We Reach 6.5% Unemployment?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the nomination of Jack Lew to be the next Treasury Secretary, dire projections about the length of time until we reach the magic 6.5% unemployment and what it will take to get us there.

Will Obama Have to Raise Taxes? Tim Geithner Thinks He Will

Monday's edition of Coffee & Markets concerns Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's appearance this weekend, where he wouldn't rule out reversing President Obama's promises on tax increases as part of an economic recovery strategy.