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Archive for February, 2015

One of the most widely recognized economic indicators is the unemployment rate. There exists a relationship between unemployment rates and recessionary periods, which finally links to stock prices. Institutions and individual investors alike pay special attention to this number to get a bearing on current market conditions that may help them with their investment decisions.

The unemployment rate, as shown in the image, is typically higher during a recession. Over the past 65 years, the U.S. economy has experienced 11 recessions and has seen unemployment rates skyrocket 11 times, peaking at 10.8% back in November 1982. The unemployment rate, a lagging indicator, typically peaks towards the end of a recession and gradually declines as the economy recovers. Read more

mh kfRFM will be well represented on the upcoming broadcast of WCMU’s Ask the CPAs.  Mike Harter is set to host and Keith Frame will be a panelist on Thursday, February 26th at 7:30p.m.  If you would like to participate by asking questions, you can do so by one of the following ways:

Viewers can call in from 7:30-8:00 p.m. during the live program at 800-727-9268

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@Ask The Specialist 

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 Visit the CMU Public Broadcasting website for more information!!