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Central Bankers around the world are trying their best to pull the strings of an economic recovery. Does it worry anyone else that the Federal Reserve is working on the same theory as the Bank of China? Also, John Andrews joined the program to discuss the upcoming Western Conservative Summit in Denver, Colorado.

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Hey. . . What do ya know: Gas prices might be going up:

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?play=1&video=3000182866#eyJ2aWQiOiIzMDAwMTgyODY2IiwiZW5jVmlkIjoiaHJMQ2FzYXh0L1dCbjAyMUt6aHlDUT09IiwidlRhYiI6InRyYW5zY3JpcHQiLCJ2UGFnZSI6MSwiZ05hdiI6WyLCoExhdGVzdCBWaWRlbyJdLCJnU2VjdCI6IkFMTCIsImdQYWdlIjoiMSIsInN5bSI6IiIsInNlYXJjaCI6IiJ9

Lots of economic news; and stocks were kind of mixed this morning. One interesting note: Everyone’s trying to figure out where gold (and other commodities) go from here:

http://www.bloomberg.com/video/stocks-mixed-on-eco-data-as-gold-continues-to-climb-2QN7_ITvTKuvmy8JDyoF~Q.html

The most succinct explanation of why the Fed is such a catalyst for volatility:

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?play=1&video=3000182987

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John Ransom

John Ransom is the Finance Editor for Townhall Finance.