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Job openings rose a lot…but so did unemployment
Jun 2, 2023

Job openings rose a lot…but so did unemployment

Today's jobs report is in the books, and it showed something that economists didn't expect: a rise in unemployment combined with a huge boost in the number of jobs added. FHN Financial Chief Economist Christopher Low explains what the data could mean, including that the quality of job openings could be falling. Plus, what's inside the debt deal that passed the Senate last night? And finally, economist Monica de Bolle helps break down what's gone so wrong in Argentina's economy. 

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The Low-down on today's confusing jobs report

Christopher Low, chief economist at FHN Financial, talks about what to make of today’s seemingly-contradictory employment data.

How Argentina's economy crumbled

Jun 2, 2023
The nation’s economic crisis, marked by unhinged inflation, has been developing for at least a decade, says economist Monica de Bolle.
Argentina's inflation crisis has its roots in the country's history of economic mismanagement, economist Monica de Bolle says.
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