Financial Review

Jobs Report Friday

The economy added only 20,000 new jobs in February. The unemployment rate dipped to 3.8% from 4%. Today, we talk with Mark Hamrick, Senior Financial Analyst with www.Bankrate.com. Later, a conversation with economics professor Dr. Lee McPheters from ASU. Also, Joe Mizzi from Robert Half International.

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Timothy Fiore – ISM

February Manufacturing Report. The Institute for Supply Management said its survey of top manufacturing executives fell to 54.2% last month from 56.6% in January. Timothy Fiore, Chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee joins us with analysis of the report.

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Feb. 26, 2019 – Links

What we are reading today: China’s Chief Negotiator Literally Laughs In Donald Trump’s Face During Trade Talk – Esquire. A lack of understanding. These Three Things Are Contributing To China’s Bullish Stock Market – Forbes. It is an extension, not a solution. Story spiked: Kim’s Hanoi hotel masterstroke undone as White House press evicted – ABS-CBN. Stumbling out of the gate. Report: Michael Cohen plans to publicly accuse Trump of criminal conduct in office, during dramatic testimony before Congress – Business Insider. Set the DVR. Trump on brink of defeat on border emergency – Politico. May’s Brexit deal, no-deal or delay? PM offers MPs a choice – Reuters. The Health 202: ‘There is no story I think they can tell that would justify the price increases.’ – Washington Post.  Seven Big Pharma execs travel up to Capitol Hill to see how their lobbying dollars are being spent. Housing starts sink 11% to two-year low in December, but rising permits point to rebound – Marketwatch. AT&T defeats U.S. appeal to kill its Time Warner deal – Los Angeles Times. When a judge tells you that your appeal is a bad idea, it is probably a bad idea. 5G Makes the World’s Biggest Smartphone Conference Look More Like CES – Marketwatch. Your phone is obsolete. Elon Musk keeps slamming the SEC on Twitter. He has 2 weeks to respond in court – Los Angeles Times. Just say no to tweets. Yellen delivers harshest criticism yet of Trump, who declined to hire her …

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