MIDDAY-Midwest Digest-12/26/16

Market volatility index, gift cards and the impact of a soft ag economy on rural towns.

Max Armstrong offers a look at the market volatility index, or VIX, and what it's saying about investor confidence. He shares some insight regarding those gift cards everyone received this Christmas - you want to use them.

And finally, he offers some insight into how the weak farm economy is impacting rural communities.

Midwest Digest is a twice-daily look at news from around the Midwest. Veteran broadcaster Max Armstrong offers news and commentary for the region.

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