Jun 6, 2018

What global trade tensions mean (or don’t mean) for the markets

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(Markets Edition) With news that Social Security and Medicare will have to dip into their reserves, we'll talk to an academic who says we're in even worse shape than news reports are stating. Afterwards, we'll look at a new survey…

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CEOs say trade uncertainty is restraining hiring and investing

Jun 6, 2018
CEOs aren’t feeling as optimistic about the economy as they did earlier this year. A quarterly survey from the Business Roundtable shows CEOs have lowered their expectations for hiring, spending and sales over the next six months. They’re nervous about the…

(Markets Edition) With news that Social Security and Medicare will have to dip into their reserves, we’ll talk to an academic who says we’re in even worse shape than news reports are stating. Afterwards, we’ll look at a new survey that shows CEOs aren’t feeling as optimistic about the economy as they did earlier this year, and then we’ll explore why the potential of retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods aren’t playing out more in the markets. (06/06/2018)

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC