Mid-day Update

PODCAST: A forecast to Friday’s Jobs Report

David Gura Mar 4, 2015
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: A forecast to Friday’s Jobs Report

David Gura Mar 4, 2015
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First up, we’ll talk about what the jobs report is likely to look like on Friday. Plus, Ukraine’s central bank is raising its interest rate from 19.5 percent to 30 percent. The hike comes as the government is seeking a $17.5 billion assistance program from the International Monetary Fund. Inflation is rampant and the national currency has tumbled since Russia annexed Ukraine’s southern Crimea peninsula and pro-Russian separatists took up arms in the country’s east.  We look at the reasons behind the hike in the interest rate. And gas prices sure seem to go up a lot faster than they go down. On the West Coast, 37 cents a gallon just last week. We explain.

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