Are we really heading into a recession?
We talk to Bankrate.com Senior Analyst Mark Hamrick, who knows as much as anyone about conflicting data: growth is 2.9 percent, unemployment is low, and inflation has cooled down a lot.
So why do so many experts forecast a recession?
As we welcome new co-host Mike Davey to the show, we talk about an inflation issue locally — wages for sanitation workers and what it may mean for upcoming labor talks (or not).
On the fun side, we also get into some wacky social media ranging from M&M’s to a bizarre Tweet by the Associated Press Stylebook about “the French.” (a reference manual in every U.S. newsroom).
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