Mid-day Update

02/23/17: The possibility of a century-long bond

Mark Garrison Feb 23, 2017
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Mid-day Update

02/23/17: The possibility of a century-long bond

Mark Garrison Feb 23, 2017
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may be taking on an unusual financial plan: ultra-long bonds. Diane Swonk from DS Economics explains the rationale behind the proposal. Afterwards, we’ll look at how educators are trying to fight against the stigma of vocational training and find a new generation of skilled workers. 

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