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Fishkind Economic Commentaries

Fishkind Conversations: Digging For Data Gold In Home Sales


Believe it or not, if you want to keep on top of economic trends, you’ll find one of the most reliable indicators in what is perhaps an unexpected place. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind says data for the sales of existing homes are one of the most important and reliable indicators for the economy, and there are more surprises hidden in the existing home sales data for March.
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Fishkind Economic Commentaries

Fishkind Conversations: Why Some Central Florida Counties May Vote To Raise Their Own Taxes


Two Central Florida counties may soon join about two dozen other counties across the Sunshine State in taxing themselves. Voters in Osceola County may join Volusia in considering increases to their local-option sales taxes to fund infrastructure projects, like improvements to roads and bridges. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind explains why voters would consider a proposal to raise their own sales taxes.
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