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S&P Record High Comes At A Moment Of Economic Hardship For Many

The U.S. stock market is still riding high after the S&P 500 closed at a record level Tuesday not seen since before the pandemic became a daily part of American life. But how does this gain line up with the current economic reality?

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Diane Swonk, chief economist at Grant Thornton.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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