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Fishkind Conversations: A surprise batch of good economic news

Hank Fishkind. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Hank Fishkind. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

Economics is often referred to as the dismal science, and since the start of the pandemic it’s been more dismal than usual.

But economic analyst Hank Fishkind says a handful of new financial reports and developments are giving Central Floridians reason for optimism as we head into 2022.

Fishkind tells WMFE’s Nicole Darden Creston that the good news starts with the October jobs report and what it reflects for our tourism-based economy.

Click the Play Audio button to hear their conversation.

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from extraordinary hurricanes to historic space flights, from the people and procedures of Florida’s justice system to the changing face of the state’s economy.
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