MarketWatch's Chuck Jaffe Interviews
Editor Holly Hooper-Fournier
On his daily radio show, Chuck Jaffe interviews some of the financial world's top minds. His program includes a daily dose of "Hold It or Fold It" where Chuck uses listener requests to talk specific stocks and funds with high profile money managers. Click below to listen to the July 11, 2008 interview where Holly makes a timely call for a cash position - the Dow Industrial Average plunged 5,000 points over the next 8 months.
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