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04/26/2017 - 10:52am in Fishkind Commentaries
Economic analyst Hank Fishkind is bracing for what he says will be a “pivotal” week for financial news on the both the national and state levels. He’s also sifting through Florida’s newly-released jobs report.
04/11/2017 - 4:45pm in Fishkind Commentaries
Population in the Sunshine State is still ballooning, job numbers are still growing, there’s even an investment boom underway in Central Florida, as economic analyst Hank Fishkind told us last week.
04/04/2017 - 4:48pm in Fishkind Commentaries
There’s an investment boom going on in central Florida, with theme parks pouring billions into new attractions. Walt Disney World is adding new sections based on the “Star Wars” film franchise and the movie “Avatar,” and Universal Orlando is building Volcano Bay and an attraction based on the “Fast and Furious” series.
03/28/2017 - 3:52pm in Fishkind Commentaries
Three sets of numbers came out last week: employment numbers, Census numbers and housing numbers. Hank Fishkind dug into the data and tells 90.7’s Catherine Welch what they say about Florida’s economy.
03/09/2017 - 11:55am in Fishkind Commentaries
Last week in his address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump emphasized the need to get the economy growing faster to create more jobs because 94 million Americans are not working. 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind says since there are 254 million people in the US, this would mean 37 percent of the population is not working.
02/21/2017 - 2:29pm in Fishkind Commentaries
State lawmakers are already taking up parts of Gov. Rick Scott’s $83.5 billion proposed budget for the 2017 fiscal year starting July 1st. Scott’s plan focuses on cutting $618 million of mostly business taxes to promote job growth.