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07/21/2016 - 3:16pm in Fishkind Commentaries
“Unusual.” “Unprecedented.” Even “sort of bonkers." That’s how economic analyst Hank Fishkind describes financial markets recently.
07/14/2016 - 11:17am in Fishkind Commentaries
Economic analyst Hank Fishkind says the latest US employment report shows 287,000 added jobs for June – good news after a couple of shaky months. But the encouraging report comes as financial markets grapple with “Brexit.”
07/06/2016 - 2:50pm in Fishkind Commentaries
Economic analyst Hank Fishkind says there are four major structural changes underway right now that will shape the economic environment over the next twenty years. He tells 90.7’s Nicole Creston about the Big Four and how they will affect us.
06/23/2016 - 11:20am in Fishkind Commentaries
Do you value your privacy online? A recent Pew poll says most Americans do, but that they also feel like they’ve lost control of some of their personally identifying information – or “P.I.I.,” as 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind calls it. That’s your name, email address, cell phone number, and so on. Fishkind has a pop quiz to see how much we understand about the intersection of privacy, the internet, and the economy.
06/01/2016 - 3:37pm in Fishkind Commentaries
Florida’s housing market remains strong, especially in central Florida. But the market has weakened in south Florida. 90.7’s Amy Green talked with 90.7 economic analyst Hank Fishkind about the latest trends.
05/17/2016 - 9:30am in Fishkind Commentaries
With the resurgence in consumer spending, 90.7 economic analyst Hank Fishkind predicts continued growth to boost the overall health of the economy.
05/10/2016 - 3:00pm in Fishkind Commentaries
We’ve heard from 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind that both the U.S. economy and Florida’s look good…on paper. But many people still think the economy is on the wrong track because they’re not feeling the recovery. Fishkind says there are several factors contributing to this disconnect between economic growth and public perception. One is that the rate of growth has been slow, and another is that wages have stagnated. But also, he says, the recovery has been uneven.
05/03/2016 - 11:10am in Fishkind Commentaries
Last week was not a good one for the economy, according to 90.7 economic analyst Hank Fishkind. GDP growth was just .5 percent in the 1st quarter of the year, down from already weak numbers. The stock market sold off sharply and investors moved money into US treasury bonds…where it’s safe, but lower-yield. But Fishkind says thanks to job and population growth – especially in Central Florida – the situation is not gloomy, even though it may seem that way.
04/26/2016 - 2:02pm in Fishkind Commentaries
Housing market data were the big economic news last week. 90.7 economic analyst Hank Fishkind walks us through the numbers, but first, he takes a look at what those numbers tell us and why housing markets are important to the economic outlook in general and particularly in Florida.