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.
http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/MARK_HAMRICK-02-01-2019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:02 — 18.3MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSA conversation with Mark Hamrick, Senior Financial Analyst with BankRate.com.
http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/MARK_HAMRICK-SEG_2-03-02-2016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:10 — 3.3MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSMark Hamrick from Bankrate.com talks with Sinclair Noe about the February jobs report.
http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/SINCLAIR_NOE-SEG_1-03-01-2016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:16 — 6.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Financial Review by Sinclair Noe for 03-01-2016 DOW + 348 = 16,865 SPX + 46 = 1978 NAS + 131 = 4689 10 Y + .09 = 1.83% OIL + .14 = 33.89 GOLD – 6.60 = 1232.70 It was the best one-day percentage gain for the S&P 500 and the Dow since Jan. 29. The Nasdaq Composite saw its biggest one day gain since August. The S&P 500’s rally today leaves it lower by just 3% year-to-date, and the Nasdaq’s advance brings its loss for the year to 6.4%. Biotechnology, which underperformed by a huge margin yesterday, came to life today with the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index ETF (IBB) surging 4.4%. The small cap Russel 2000 broke through its own 50 day moving average for the first time since December 9. However, it rose 2.0% vs. the S&P 500’s 2.4% gain. Elsewhere, regional banks, cybersecurity, high-yield bond ETFs, and energy names also impressed. The Utilities sector, which is hurt by higher rates, was by far the worst performing S&P sector today. Today is Super Tuesday. The polls will begin closing at 7 PM eastern time. A total of 595 Republican delegates are up for grabs in 11 states of the 1,237 needed to clinch the GOP nomination in 11 states; Donald Trump is expected to win 10 of the 11 states, with a close race in Texas, where Ted Cruz holds the lead. Sanders and Clinton are facing …