Jul 5, 2018

America and China come together for women’s softball

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(Markets Edition) The private-sector added 177,000 jobs in June, according to a report today from the payroll processing company ADP. And tomorrow, we're getting the government's jobs report. We'll find out what we should expect from Diane Swonk, chief economist…

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American professional women's softball team gets a financial assist from the Chinese

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Women’s professional sports leagues generally don’t get the level of fanfare or media buzz that men’s leagues do. And because less attention means less money from sponsors and ticket sales, those who work on the business side of women’s sports…

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Moving the United States away from carbon-emitting energy sources is getting a push from a clean-energy advocacy group setting a goal to secure $1 trillion in new investments into renewable energy by 2030. How big a lift would that be?…

(Markets Edition) The private-sector added 177,000 jobs in June, according to a report today from the payroll processing company ADP. And tomorrow, we’re getting the government’s jobs report. We’ll find out what we should expect from Diane Swonk, chief economist at the from Grant Thorton, who’s anticipating some impressive numbers. Plus: A look at how a women’s softball team in the U.S. got some financial assistance from the Chinese Softball Association. Today’s podcast is sponsored by Alliance for Lifetime Income (retireyourrisk.org/advisors) and Michigan Economic Development Corporation (planetm.michiganbusiness.org). (07/05/2018) 

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