4329 Economic Outlook

March 9, 2018 Economic Outlook

Mar 9, 2018  | Ep4329

President Trump made good on a promise to put tariffs in place for foreign aluminum and steel. As rural America held its breath in anticipation of a trade war, Wall Street sold the rumor.--

The Dow Jones Industrial Average moved higher as the market absorbed the news. Adding to the surge were investors switching focus to the potential for talks with North Korea.

The creation of 313,000 new jobs last month added fuel to the fire.

The new jobs kept the unemployment rate at 4.1 percent for the 5th month in a row.

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