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Economic Take is a podcast covering the latest on the economy with JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking’s Head Economist, Jim Glassman.

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Economic Take is a podcast covering the latest on the economy with JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking’s Head Economist, Jim Glassman.

    About That April Jobs Report

    About That April Jobs Report

    Last week’s perceived shortfall in April employment definitely had people talking. Jim sees more in the latest fundamentals that are likely moving the U.S. closer to the Federal Reserve’s “maximum employment” targets than most might think.  
     

    • 5 min
    Watching the Next Big Economic Story

    Watching the Next Big Economic Story

    This Friday’s April jobs report could be the economic headline of the week. But Jim reminds us there’s always more happening behind the data. How emerging demographic and migration patterns are likely shaping the U.S. economy’s post-pandemic narrative.
     

    • 8 min
    Looking at New Inflation Worries

    Looking at New Inflation Worries

    The Fed meets this week amid continued signs of economic recovery—and a rising chorus of inflation concerns. Jim takes a closer look at historic policy actions during recent financial emergencies and explains why current pricing worries could be short-lived.
     

    • 7 min
    A Wakeup Call for Business Loan Demand?

    A Wakeup Call for Business Loan Demand?

    A pickup in capital investment can explain a lot about the future expansion business leaders are planning. First-quarter business loan growth looked drowsy at best, but Jim thinks that’s not the full story. He looks at four economic developments that restricted credit needs in 2020 that are likely lifting now—meaning new business lending momentum may already be underway.
     
     

    • 5 min
    Where the Economic Conversation Might Go Next

    Where the Economic Conversation Might Go Next

    After a disruptive pandemic year, the nation’s economic discussion seems headed back to more familiar territory on expansion, markets and income equality. However, Jim examines key developments over the past year that could actually produce a brighter picture on these issues than seen even before last year’s lockdowns. 

    • 7 min
    The Economy Gets a Spring Break

    The Economy Gets a Spring Break

    The nation added 916,000 jobs in March amid continuing improvement in COVID-19 vaccinations and in key spending sectors like autos and travel. But Jim says this recovery road trip is likely far from over—and employment may have to pass some big mile markers to get home by year-end.
     

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

MSavola ,

Jim Glassman’s Economic Take, Podcast #86

We all share Jim Glassman’s and Fiona Greig’s hopeful thoughts for continued recovery in our economy from COVID impacts. This podcast presents a constructive overview of recent historical consumer spending and the recovery achieved so far in national output and in our labor market.

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Jim Glassman’s Economic Take is a good bit

Great, quick bites of applying current events to the economy

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Quick, digestible & interesting

Perfect economic bullet points to start your week, no matter your level of expertise.

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