As the market endured wild swings this week, various presidential candidates chimed in with their two cents' worth on the matter. However, two political veterans didn't think they had any brilliant insights.
On Thursday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addressed the issue of China, whose slowing growth is seen as contributing to the recent correction.
"The reason we're so susceptible to changes in the Chinese economy is because the Chinese have lent us so much money and have so much of our debt. If China gets a cough, we get the flu because this president runs up more debt than any president in American history," the GOP presidential hopeful said on "Squawk Box."
Candidates such as Donald Trump, Scott Walker and Sen. Bernie Sanders also weighed in on the markets earlier this week on Twitter.
"None of them have really made a great contribution to this debate," former Rep. Barney Frank said in an interview with CNBC's "Closing Bell" Thursday.
"We should not overreact to the gyrations day to day in the market [and] ... we should not overact to what the candidates say about those things."