In this segment from The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson sit down with Fool contributor Morgan Housel to discuss the current macroeconomic environment. Morgan points out two of the most important economic factors to look for when gauging the health of the economy: housing construction and auto sales.
Many investors see the government's debt load as potential drag on the economy in the future. Morgan continues the debate in The Motley Fool's new free report. "Everything You Need to Know About the National Debt" walks you through with step-by-step explanations about how the government spends your money, where it gets tax revenue from, what the future of spending looks like, and what a $16 trillion debt means for our future. Click here to read the full report!