08/04/2017: The Fed’s next course of action
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Last month’s jobs report is officially in: the U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July, with the unemployment rate ticking down to 4.3 percent. Christopher Low, chief economist at FTN Financial, joined us to put the numbers into context and share how he thinks Janet Yellen and co. might react to the report. Afterwards, we’ll discuss the U.S. Virgin Islands’ economic woes, which it’s trying to help solve by imposing $25-a-day timeshare fees.
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