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Every Tuesday morning at 7:34 on 90.7 WMFE-FM join Morning Edition host Tom Parkinson and local economist Dr. Hank Fishkind as they discuss how the latest developments in the business world affect Central Florida's economy.
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Fishkind Commentary: Recovery's Slow Pace Causes Problems Globally, Nationally, Locally
December 3rd, 2013 | WMFE - An increasing number of economists say global economic growth is too slow, and its lethargic pace is causing serious harm at home and abroad. That's according to 90.7's economic analyst Hank Fishkind. He says the damage of a sluggish recovery can be seen not only on a global and national scale, but on the state level in Florida as well.
While there are many factors involved in the economy's lagging growth, this week, Hank tells 90.7's Nicole Creston that he traces most of the trouble back to one major issue.
Fishkind Commentary: Florida Jobs Numbers
November 26th, 2013 | WMFE- Florida led the nation in job growth in October.
The state's unemployment rate dipped to 6.7% in October from 6.8% in September- and down from 8.2% last year.
Economic analyst Hank Fishkind tells 90.7's Matthew Peddie it's a good sign for the Central Florida economy heading into the holiday season.
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