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Fishkind Conversations: Florida’s New Jobs Numbers Slip, But The Sky Isn’t Falling


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90.7's economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates

90.7's economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates

Newly-released October data for Florida’s labor market shows 5,700 new jobs, a much smaller gain than each of the previous six months. Also, the unemployment rate ticked up a little – by .1 percent.

Economic analyst Hank Fishkind tells 90.7’s Nicole Darden-Creston that one slower month does not mean the sky is falling, though, and October’s numbers often suffer from sheer bad timing.

 


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Nicole Darden Creston

About Nicole Darden Creston

All Things Considered Host and Reporter

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 ... Read Full Bio »

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