State of the Union for jobs: A preview

President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address on January 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C.

One big piece of today's economic news will come from Washington tonight when President Obama delivers his state of the union address. Juli Niemann, an analyst with Smith Moore & Company, shares her thoughts on what Obama will highlight and the state of jobs and the economy.

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Juli Niemann is executive vice-president for research and portfolio management with Smith, Moore and Company.


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