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The Weekly Wrap
This week, Marketplace host Amy Scott speaks with Bloomberg’s Jordyn Holman and ADP’s Nela Richardson about the jobs report, retail and consumer expectations.
At the current rate of job creation, the economy will return to pre-pandemic employment levels this year.
Irene Kesselman, owner of Ali Cat Toys, said her store's inventory is high leading up to Easter — partly because she wants to avoid future inflation.
One factor that may have contributed to this growth? Jobs in accounting, IT, consulting and similar roles can still be done remotely.
But up to 14 million homes were built before fire safety measures took effect. Some insurers now offer discounts for risk reduction.