Some positive news leading up to Friday’s jobs numbers

Diane Swonk Sep 5, 2013
HTML EMBED:
COPY

Some positive news leading up to Friday’s jobs numbers

Diane Swonk Sep 5, 2013
HTML EMBED:
COPY

Unemployment figures for the month of August will be released Friday morning. One early piece of positive news came out on Thursday: the number of people who had to file for unemployment benefits fell again over the last week. Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss.

Click the audio player above to hear more. 

There’s a lot happening in the world.  Through it all, Marketplace is here for you. 

You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible. 

Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.  

Need some Econ 101?

Our new Marketplace Crash Course is here to help. Sign-up for free, learn at your own pace.