Economists are eagerly awaiting early holiday shopping figures to determine if the economy could get a boost from the season's consumers. Meanwhile, US unemployment rates remain high, fueling some bleak economic forecasts. In this hour, Forum's panel of experts takes stock of the US economy.
Peter Coy, economics editor for the Bloomberg Businessweek
Stephen Levy, director of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy
Kathy Bostjancic, director for macroeconomic analysis at The Conference Board