Episode Summary

Discouraged American workers are showing signs of returning to the labor market, a signal that the Federal Reserve could hold off on interest rate hikes this year and that President Donald Trump may have something more to boast about as he heads toward his re-election campaign. Jared Bernstein, senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and former chief economist to Vice President Joe Biden, breaks it all down with POLITICO's Ben White.

Episode Notes

Discouraged American workers are showing signs of returning to the labor market, a signal that the Federal Reserve could hold off on interest rate hikes this year and that President Donald Trump may have something more to boast about as he heads toward his re-election campaign. Jared Bernstein, senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and former chief economist to Vice President Joe Biden, breaks it all down with POLITICO's Ben White.

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Meet at the intersection of Washington and Wall Street with the most influential minds on the economy. Every Wednesday, Ben White and the POLITICO team will help you understand the economic and financial policies that move markets in the U.S. and around the world.