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Fishkind Economic Commentaries

Fishkind Conversations: Stimulus Or Not?


Mixed economic messages are coming from the White House today. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is expressing concern and urging Congress to pass another stimulus package, while Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin forecasts a full recovery to 2019 levels by next year. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind weighs in on who he thinks is right, and what it means for Central Florida.
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Fishkind Economic Commentaries

Fishkind Conversations: Florida’s Unemployment Rate Skyrockets Due To Coronavirus Shutdowns


The latest jobless numbers in the United States are dire, with Florida’s unemployment rate headed north of the national 20 percent and Orlando’s jumping even higher. That’s according to economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, who says the financial news will get worse before it gets better, in a sharp – but short – recession.
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