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This is the financial exchange with the very Armstrong and chunks of you're exclusive look at business and financial news affecting your day your city your world. Stay informed and up today about economic and market trends plus get breaking business news every day. And now the financial exchange with the Barry Armstrong and chuck Exxon. Well as the summer winds down and we start to. You feel that first winter ball in the air before in 93 he takes over for a couple more days. We turn to the annual. Federal Reserve should indeed. In Jackson Hole Wyoming they called the symposium because. Symposiums and nice word for when you get a whole bunch central bankers to news talk about. What they want to do will over the next year. And so that's really where we're going to start today on the financial exchanges talking about the Federal Reserve symposium meeting now as we speak out in Jackson Hole Wyoming. I don't know what's on the menu but I'm assuming it's something to do would probably pretty tasty. I hope so Crosby the subject matters and to. No that's the subject matter is is it is somewhat dry to say the least of this. I don't get the sense this is not the kind of thing where you go and you know the drinking starts at 10 AM yeah this is you go when you want to start drinking at 10 AM because of what you're listening to but. You can't start until later probably otherwise you sound like an idiot so. Let's talk a little bit about first of all what is this Jackson Hole symposium like what what we're actually doing. Well in all the leaders of the central banks of him. All the major countries get together so we Fed Chairman Jerome Powell and all this counterparts. Are really getting together to talk about the status of the world economy. Did the status of money movement status unemployment and inflation and really just kind of trade ideas on what's going on with all of those very large economies across the world. Now at this meeting we we've heard a number of different outbid president speak and so forth. You know and they they'll give kind of their own slightly different views but none of them really seemed to go too far out of line but we've got a couple statements this morning. That I think your interest and that I thinker entrusting with regards to where people see things going in 2019 as far as interest rate hikes. Now if you go on to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange website the CME they have a tool that shows you where the Fed Funds rate is predicted to be at times in the future. And right now. If you are a betting man the most likely place that you see these rates ending up at the end of 2018 so four months from now. Two additional hikes. And by the end of 20193. More hikes over the course of next years that five hikes over the next sixteen months. But there's a couple little whispers that are starting to come out that make me sick think that the consensus of page three hikes in 2019. Is off and I've been granted I may be biased on this because I've been saying that I think you're going to get one maybe two likes of most next year. But you read a number one James Bullard coming out he's the Saint Louis Federal Reserve president and he came out this morning and said he would quote stand pat. On rates for the rest of this year let alone getting in the next year. And then you had Jerome Powell who is the chair of the Federal Reserve. Who came out and said that he saw further gradual rate hikes ahead as the economy continues to hum. The first word further makes sense the second when gradual suggests. Ha is their potentially change that's coming here and I know people reasonably reading too much into one word you know gradual BO could mean just about anything. The Fed chooses their words carefully they do and and I am of the opinion. That as you get into the second half of next year you are not going to have the same kind of group that we are seeing this year. And I think the Fed is going to have to slow its pace of rates that you would really. Need to see some pretty serious wage inflation I think in artsy. Ivory tight between now between nineteen and it's still the receipt. I can't imagine a scenario receive such. Severe wage inflation. That would cause this made straight nights but. Only time will tell. What. This means if you think that I am right and I'm not saying that you should think I'm right but I'm simply saying hey if this comes to pass what ends up happening. If you see only three more may be four more hikes in the next year what that does that take short term rates up to right under 3%. At that point you say OK I can go to the bank now and I can probably get a one year CD for somewhere round three to three and a quarter percent. I can go and put money into a money market account probably somewhere in the ballpark of two and a quarter two and a half percent so not about bad when it's when it's all said and done there. But mortgage rates which are based more on the ten year treasury probably aren't moving up too much higher than they are today. In all likelihood no. A mortgage if I don't if you're you know if you are correct the only south three or four more. Now which begat. There's there's some real interest in things that complicate this and I don't wanna get too technical but here's the deal when the US goes in issues treasury someone asked the bot that someone as. Actually say I want to finance the US deficit. And one of the things that's interesting and I've talked about the last year. Global demand for US treasuries has dried up in the last four years not seen anyone really adding to US treasuries. Outside of the US. At any point the last four years now on on an basis they may reinvest some of the money that happened there and adding to their stockpiles. At a certain point. You get to the point where. The US continues to see increasing deficits which we are at the moment we're pretty close to a trillion dollars this year in need buyers for. And sometimes in order to attract those buyers you may need to raise interest rates faster Norris at some say look I'm willing to buy because you you're paying me enough. To generate the activity so the Fed could at some point and up between a rock and a hard place where they CG the economy is quite strong and off. For us to hike up to 45 or 6%. International investors were were trying to you know actually sell these bonds are demanding more for months what do we do. And it's really challenging situation. For them to figure out if it's nearly impossible for me to figure out what they will duke has. It's not an economic decision economics is the study of how masses make decisions it's Tate are more people buying cars now than before our wages going up for every one. Economics is not what is going on in general Powell's head I don't know. I've never going to know. Day. I don't know I I think that if interest rates continue to climb up and we're still gonna be the best paying debt for the credit quality out there I would suspect that if we get to this point we where we are issuing more data you've got to have. I don't know ten year paying. Three and a half percent that's still gonna look pretty darn attractive in comparison to say all the European and (%expletive) and Asian debt that's up it may. But keep in mind China doesn't necessarily want to be beholden to the US dollar anymore at this point. You have other countries that are potentially looking to align themselves more with China based on where things are going in the future economically Saudi Arabia's one we've talked about this week from so I look at that the some interest in things happening. When it comes to the financing of US debt. We'll circle back on that a little bit on a somewhat related note we did wrap up another round of US China trade talks yesterday. And it doesn't seem like any real progress was made but I'll make the point paved. No progress is necessarily bad at least there's talking going. Did I mean at least didn't get worse. Excuse it very well could have echoed that yeah. In LA there's a few different parts of all these negotiations. This article breaks into three separate little chunks right you've got. A portion of it that is about Chinese purchasing more US goods which the Chinese officials are actually kind of on board with this yeah yeah we can do that. But we get we can buy more your stuff we're happy to buys were happy to buy more of your staff there's another part that says hey we want the Chinese markets open. Two US investment so we want banks to be able to go in there and make investments in China we want you know other companies feel to go in there. And make investments in China without such severe government restrictions. Once they needed more iffy Jericho and Helms and cause there to get the sense that there's probably a deal that could be worked out right but the third part seems to be very very difficult yes that's the piece that. Sir in my mind is by most important and that's. About Chinese industrial policy not going out there and you forcing high tech firms to fair share technology with Chinese firms. You know going up there and stealing proprietary data and information from US engineering firms things like that. That as a piece that the US. Also wants in these negotiations I don't know how hard they're pushing for it but to me that's the one that China is not going to let up on. And so the question becomes inane the phrase that I always come back to I don't know where I first heard it. The good compromise leaves everyone upset yeah. Everyone in any good compromise ever won. Comes out and says. Man we didn't get everything we wanted so the question is will the US be happy getting forty to 60% of what it wants in saying. Hey it's still a net improvement on where we work it's not perfect but can we get to that point. And the question then from China's perspective is hey can we be seen as holding a strong enough lion. If we only give forty to 60% of what the US was asking you know it's you UF two countries that have come out guns blazing saying hey look we are not going to bend on this. Have to find some kind of middle ground is the neither side is going to go all the way over to the others. You do. I think that something will be resolved on this I don't know by a win and but probably. Ended this year beginning an extra I think there's going to be some sort of resolution on its. And quite frankly. Were I in the negotiating room that third item the protection of you know American data and proprietary technology would be the only thing. I'd say look you know let's let's strip out all the other stuff that we're talking about buying more US goods you know US banking and strip that they only care management protection for our company's if we get that. We're gonna be able to figure the other stuff out on only that we and we can deal that we can find people to buy our stuff. If we still in the intellectual property that allows us to make it and no one else. Let's turn more domestically now we've been talking an awful lot about big international issues let's talk about some being local issues now bmg in Springfield opening today. Yeah Bruce Garland. And are going today bronco when he don't I don't Congo and not today. It until I am I'm going to be there within the next two we have seen pictures of us know. It's out gradually and generally I wanna go in blind I wanna go completely blind eye and heading out there. I haven't really bad thing for casinos and it's just struck love to every part of my body but I long casino I don't know why. Outside of Vista is looking at the pitchers. They did a good Joseph out keeping a local vibe there did that yes it doesn't look like of goofy Vegas casino or anything like that part of it's been a little Springfield armory exactly yeah and they they really kept outlook I'm sorry I'm looking forward to cnet's and I just I just love the the outlandish yesterday casino right the openings today is gonna feature a parade of hundreds of the resort's employees in construction workers local officials the UMass Amherst minutemen marching bands and a bunch of Budweiser collides dale a party. While. I want trapeze artists trapeze or if if you don't have a trapeze artists it's not a grand opening so. I I'm thrilled about the central about a from a personal perspective that hey I really want to see this I wanna see what they did I'm thrilled for the city of Springfield. Deaths which has a brand new facility that has you know 3000 jobs in it that are you know going to hopefully boost that local economy there. In so I'm I'm really excited to see what they are able to do with this. At this point in this does bring us to our financial exchange no question of the day poll question of the day actually. This up right now on financial exchange showed dot com what is the question Tucker. That question of the day is when was last time you went to a casino we have forgeries is viewed today it's this year. Last year within the last five years or don't go to casinos. So those are the fortresses that I I voted for the last year Iowa last year yup I went to a Vegas I have not been in the last five so I guess. It. Or you don't go to casino that very often stage so. Once again head over to financial exchange showed dot com and vote in our poll question of the day. Where you take a quick break when we come back daddy Epstein from the economist is gonna join us here to talk about how Tiger Woods continues to be an influence in the world of golf in business. 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You know coast courted Christian preacher the court but quite clear everybody's getting into it. I mean we all know the story an obviously you know Michael Jordan right. Day theme third Tiger Woods smacked by controversy. You know kind of fall from grace is lost all of the sponsors. How far along is he in terms. It winning back some of his sponsors being able to really go out there and dad. Did pick up money for his play at this point is he is he already back to the type of money that he was earning at its peak. Are these are quite back entrance sponsors he's getting there I mean it Nike never a member and yeah. And that worked out well and and then you know the last couple years even though it was definitely not clear yet whether he could really make a comeback via the only a couple of years ago. GW worry about whether you'd ever really feel to play a higher level again. He was signed by Christiane call at the end of 2006. Team design by Taylor made last year. So nothing worked bet on him. Status star who's been an addict and maybe potentially critical element and I think more the former you know it. Is comeback story. Starting to win back and or have already had one back but he struggled currently. And you know a game and the. Yeah and it's kind of one of those fun stories where you didn't mind kind of seeing him fall from grace is because a lot of the stories that were coming out but everyone does love a come back more than more than anything else I mean. And you think of any athlete in history that has been more. Had more of an outsize impact on their sports then Tiger Woods a iced. The type I mean you have to go back and like the Alitalia. And and I think yeah Michael Jordan with that market those hard to compare that the people may think that her out. You know in in this case and might even be because at all and I think people just really don't see that he's not. And ball in my view even you know bigger. But but in a country proportionate. Sent. You know it's a you know eight point five million people watched that last round on Sunday and millions more people who have been in America and of course people around the world. It is is is probably impossible to predict that mean the last few years we have seen definitely did a dip in not only viewership but we've heard about golf courses closing we've heard about. You know retailers like exporting goods really getting hurt I've Blackman who's yes and for golf. Can tiger alone really turn that around. That's a great question I don't know I mean epic twenty years ago people uncritically. Yeah right yet rejuvenated big game. I think if there's always a risk. That all the growing distraction that are available. Two young people today and then there's the argument made many generations but even more true now on our social mediated. Will be directed slow game like call that requires you to actually happy it certainly distracted for errors. Right so I think I think it's unclear I mean clearly they'll be it'll be a good golf. To participate over what it would otherwise be you know but it could get back to its former glory I don't. Hart senate. Gotta have such an economist. Is Tiger Woods resurgence going to read some like blood and the into the golf industry got to thank you coming on now have a great weekend. Thanks. Also Leo's. It certainly has been a lot more exciting just to mean it's nice see that the numbers kind of bear that out in the last couple major tournaments as well. And there's there's just. Tiger Woods has that it factor. That other golfers bill there's in I don't know what it is. But there's something about him that just makes you sit down shut up and walked shark when we. With the PGA championship. We get a group of people together and we were watching electors the Super Bowl cheering yeah. It was unbelievable there's a group of seven people there are few athletes that trance and lives in that way in that it in again putting aside all the stuff that you know apple with him before but did that just make you that demand you watch their performances. He's one of them. It in in I don't know what it is but there is something about him where. You just. EE comes on the screen any debris doesn't even matter if he's being eat if he's good or bad like you just you just want to see. Diane I've I feel accusing Democrat from come back from his injury death after it everybody just thinks the comeback is related to his off field. Issues put his back injury was so significant people forget that he was back to number one in the world and I think 2013. And then this back injury kind of turn out of the game again yet. Quick break here when we come back we're talking about ten at this in Massachusetts. Right here on the financial exchange radio and. 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Tale sector would have been for retailers is like we've talked a retail all week. Let's start first with the gap what's the story with them so they beat estimates by four cents a share became according profit 76 cents. Retailer revenue is again above forecast but the big issue what is called sales. Really really missed pretty badly down 5% stock right now is down. At this point about 10%. On this news they're still having some success of that old navy brand but big gap brand itself is really really struggling. At this point so. Stock down pretty significantly in this news. Full blocker down 12% they've been bill roller coasters kind of a nice way to put it over the last two years. What's the cause for the decline here today. Oh pretty similar story actually so beating on earnings and revenue but comp sales again missing their expectations so. 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The seek your municipality that a stores don't operate in and that store producing what it's not really larger. Stay action right kind of agree with them on its. I do although I do think it's also in issue what's of the towns are doing so effectively taken the concern here was that. These towns and there are very strict laws put in place by the Stater how much the towns can receive in compensation for one of these stores to open. And so of course the towns are finding ways to go around that they're saying okay yeah I got to do all that that rooming in a review if you make a charitable donation to the towns. XYZ fund. A 100000 dollars a year or you are responsible for all the road upkeep on the factor in the story that your opening in perpetuity. There effectively you know getting around those controls at the state put on which. You know again if we're talking about free market so be it C may go to the highest bidder. But when you talk and that's and that's so heavily restricted. As this. It seems like maybe something is going to need to be done at some point on controlling news this regulations to tell us do this kind of things with other retailers. Good question chuck is good question. Because like my my view is look if it whether they do or don't. Eventually it's going to stand up mirroring what they do with other retailers anyways it like once these are in place once lake. Once a town has won all of us a neighboring towns music Jeep the marijuana that's being produced in the town next to us is coming across our borders because G you can drive between towns without any problem it's okay. So I look at this nice and I just never IA I cannot for the life of me understand. Towns turning down the retail locations for this I don't get a ticket because every parent says gee I don't want drugs my high school. Wake up there are drugs in your high school. There's no drugs and are they are drugs all your high school they're probably drugs in your middle school I don't need to say it but there are late that's the nature of the world you live in today I can if you are gonna stick your head in the sand and pretend doesn't exist. You know doing anyone any favors you got to solve the problem you can't just pretend it's not there so let's say you live. In that field Massachusetts which I know is a town that turned down the ability for retail locations for Maryland's great to have been Milford it'll come right down one not exactly like you're sixteen year old drives to Framingham in Milford and all these other towns that are. I don't know if either of those towns are going to have retail locations but. Fifteen minute drive. If that do what is the point. I don't I don't understand it because every visit over autos it's Canada so what we're doing it's it's because somebody doesn't wanna have a conversation with somebody when they're walking down the street. Going to have accuracy there. By the way Framingham I I grew up in Framingham so I'm always kind of it's near and dear to my heart care it's actually going to be where one is beyond marijuana testing labs is going to be yet is it trainer about that so that's going to be out that way they did punt on recreational marijuana sales in Framingham. They delayed until December to decide what they wanted to do but just if anyone is in the Framingham area that's what's going on. I'll tell you I was in Colorado just this last weekend blue. Whale which would closure experience looking at the shop tunnel last. I did not traveling around my two year old twins had to knock a hole did you like walk to idol that make. My point with all this yes. We drove this ride from Denver International Airport chew. A little mountain technical Estes Park maybe an hour fifteen major I've beaten the number of retail Maryland locations that I saw was. Unbelievable. Really couldn't when he of them on this hour and fifteen minute drive. And to me and thinking is it possible. A durst there there on every single street corner and every single town and one of them went out. It's either a bubble or ever ones coming in from neighboring states that's a lot and and there's potentially demand from that perspective that by the way. Is actually legal care marijuana across state lines and it is not. If it's not approved in your state actually it's legal anyways because it's federal law not state one freaked out in force that it's all clearly it what do you do stop every car also lead on the brink fireworks from state to state and I've never heard that Iran Massachusetts Jim Nat and masters is always been fireworks free and it's always very quiet received a line going off for July were very very quiet on fourth of July but. I look at this whole thing and I say look. This stuff don't eat like it's not going to be that you know pot shops are suddenly you know you don't charged you know millions of dollars near the old ones. Eventually stores Agassi look like we don't wanna do business in your town like fine we'll go somewhere else. Yeah that threat I kind of just wishers a little bit more free market yet and existing zoning laws need to be put into place rate they don't want away. Pot shop next to need playground middle ashore again all of that. But having very strict rules round where they can't can't open how much needs to be charged just let the markets take care just. Put them in all you have to do is put them in taco bells in dominoes in your fine right Ella. There isn't it it if you make event diagram between Taco Bell may cost utters them if you make they've been diagram between Taco Bell customers and people who smoke marijuana it's pretty much a circle yes it's pretty much one circle there's no diagram it's it's a circle that's all it is. Folks after years of no movement at all the Fed has raised the federal funds rate five times in the last sixteen months and two more hikes are expected this year. How will rising interest rates affect your investment strategy. Call now and we'll help you find out. The team at Armstrong advisory group has written a brand new guide about the challenges of investing any rising interest rate environment. 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I like they were talking about the story brits they had a minor fire at car factory in California burned scrap violence and some plumes of smoke and this guy. Tesla is the only company that this could happen to where it would make. In a story in the Wall Street Journal. That that's because they're building cars in the tent. Yeah that that's part of a bag and like that we're talking about abuse. If port had a tiny little fire one of their factories. Nobody would care. GM any of the what companies how often do you things like this happen probably frequently. It is that I is a minor fire for years but don't probably frequently act I think the correct answer is we don't know we don't. We don't knows and test them panicking cars in 08 years we can. Posed as GM and Ford been around a long time. It's but you know Mike raises a good point though guy and again we don't know if the if you know there's a two alarm fire at a Ford plant it there could've been but we don't know Ryan you know it's it doesn't care where we're not going there and drive around you know Michigan and Indiana and Kentucky says okay let's look at all these places. So we after lie and you know kind of what's reported here. This could be a problem that he need to test it also might not be like there is a chance that's the case what's interesting is what I think it says about Tesla. In it Amy little bit of bad news that comes out exactly what comes news for them and that is not a good thing for publicly traded company yeah there was a fire at a supplier. For forward if you're called back in May was at the one that knocked up production would have to shut down the FC EO of Ford F 150. I do remember that made some headlines does a supplier yeah. In that knocked up production this is something where like. But my view on this probably get dumpster caught on fire like glitter a literal dump fire and it somehow made news in a scrap and scrap there was it wasn't even like the production line that I am. You know again I I kind of statements I find it very inch stating the fact that were reporting on it alone. Is an indicator of the scrutiny Tesla is under in that something that's very difficult to escape. Also one Tesla investors saying hey I don't want you to take the company private I want you to state public and the reason why those targets a one investor OK Ike and I've ever brings that poor it's not like Joan Smith throws to our I'd objects that are. Catherine what who's the chief investment officer of art in vast. In the own a bunch Tesla stock said okay we don't want you go private they own a quarter percent of the company. So it's not insignificant in noted there there he's fairly substantial order owner of the company. And this is also keep in mind that this this investor. Is also probably about as bullish on Tesla is I've ever seen from any one. Ms. wood is. Arguing that the companies would be worth between 700 in the bear case within the next five years in 4000 dollars per share in the bull case. Catherine I don't think you have a whole lot toward. No I don't think this company is being taken you know fully private anytime in the near future. Let's take a break here and when we come back to be talked Mets seniors closing 46 more stores as well as where they are and also. Coffee farmers struggling to adapt to climate change on Columbia what and on coffee shortages bad golf resort is bad for you Gloria. We'll talk about that Michelle suffer Tucker were coming back in two minutes we'll talk about it. Join our brand new tax club by texting the word buried 263566. To send your first and last name and get involved today you're listening to the financial exchange radio network. 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The property taxes and maintaining is all done by the light Tenet but you know. But I I want to stay on the five year waiting period just for minute because so many people think that it doesn't apply either to the lights as they arrangement like you mentioned Barry. And also too when they make you hear people I can give 141000 dollars a year away because I I can do that and not pay any gift taxes. That's true. That's an IRS regulation. You'll pay any gift taxes but you will have a five year waiting period for Medicaid eligibility. So it does apply to almost all transfers and including. A life for state arrangement. So yes it does apply. Folks Cushing and all and is making a brand new guide available and it's very helpful for those of you were thinking about giving your house who use like the state compares the advantages and disadvantages. From electricity to an herbal herbal trust the phone number to receive the guide is 8668485699. You can download the guide right now. 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Most people money down excited. And I also I'm excited for Springfield in this been along time coming for managers and field. And you know I know oftentimes people you know you talk about Massachusetts a Boston this Boston that. They get Springfield it's due okay it's you know aids needs time to balance things out in the state a little bit and I think this could hopefully. Peace and that helps a little bit here so our poll question was when was the last time you went to a casino. What are the result. Yeah the majority of her listeners don't go to casinos apparently does 50% of voters I don't go to casinos Smart listeners. Yeah I guess there. At that avail because that's the cigarette and I've often said that we of the smartest list ownership Alito via this is it is proof and evidence of that sort casinos unfortunately you are listening to someone who loves casinos irrationally and so I have been in the last second place 42 point 7% said they went to a casino last year. And then within the last five years and arts 18%. And debt last. 9% with this year but that would mean you know on you know on the sexiness that means half our listeners have on the last five years or sign up. They go. On the matchup all very few this and it only 9% of people have gone this year. And what what I'd be curious to ask you may wish to do this is a later date. I know a lot of people don't go to casinos to the zoo look it's not for me I am curious what percent of our listeners should plays the lottery. Is that's not viewed as gambling by a lot of people but obviously it is gambling. That's a great question too good question that would save that one firm and put that one and I know that we have a prediction board this isn't a prediction but put that one somewhere and in our little my brain is it put it in the cloud and ten was an odd will it rained down at a later date. Sears closing 46 more stores nationwide the stock price. Continues to fall it is only take a look at what it is today. Today it is actually flat today it's down at one dollar and eleven cents a share as mistaken by buyer at the change in your pocket. You can't it's 90% off. And so close a 46 more stores how many in new Englander receiving closing. Well we got to a New Hampshire to a Massachusetts. Which one Kmart in Connecticut. And there's anything in Vermont term mean no. Black. On assists 46 and Sears Grand Prix. Store is closing thirteen of which include kmart's. Mercer could still kmart's out there so. There is but by the ways and they had no idea. It if you if you do the math outs and and I was curious though I'd I did the math that there's 800 in 94 stores that are open today. Seers yes oysters and Kaymer not and combined okay. The market cap of Sears stock is a 120 million dollars. So what this means. Is that if you wanted to go out and buy a Sears store today in in in not saying the storm and take on that all the debt associated with it and everything. The value of each stores 134000. Dollars. This company better. It's I mean it. I don't know how the real estate have more than more than the the company they'll let out a long time ago they're better off dead and it's I just. You know that they're trying to hold on but bears. If he gets the point where your employees are depressed just coming into work every day because they say gee there's no future you know it's. They're better dead than alive and they that's eats its sad to see that as this was. People forget nicely this a lot. Sears was. One of the most innovative companies out there and what I mean by that they're mail order catalog they had back in the 1930s. And forties. Incredibly innovative. Big credit you can order just about anything from that catalog it or Amazon before Amazon existed. And data and adapt they did not adapt and it's it's sad to see on one level but this is how. Creative destruction works now capitalists here because if you do not adapt. You do guy come to think of it I don't together then on answers website. Once. In my life I just one. So you have to neither did the court just now no doubt been somewhere in Europe has a look what good obsession not crumpled up it was a looked like 1995 notes it's still loading for me now. Still loading its its dial it up there reminds me of a home or load oh Home Depot or Lowe's website it's not that went it's still loading for me. It. It doesn't matter because they didn't come with these web site uploaded the bad decade after they need loaded oh they have free delivery if you order 400 dollars an op oh that's good. Useful. Because you know nobody's offered free shipping notice immediately useful. 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He's the money matters radio network WI BMW 11:20 AM and W 275 CM FM current cost him the money matters radio network. I folks it's chuck and Mike from the financial exchange and we're talking today about how to invest in a rising interest rate environment specifically. With regards to say what kinds of sectors performed well. McKenna sector struggled when rates are going up Michael we talk about the interest for everything mortgages credit cards. Yes they are technically paying out a little bit more on CDs and bank deposits as well but they usually more than make up for that on the on the charges and a when we look on the downside because as much as there might be good news and some sectors there's always another area that ends of struggling what parts the economy and what types of stocks might struggle. 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This is the financial exchange with the Barry Armstrong in chunks of you're exclusive look at business and financial news affecting your day your city your world stay. Informed and up today about the economic and market trends plus get breaking business news every day. And now the financial exchange with the Barry Armstrong and chuck Exxon. Friday years we grab while he wheat on the financial exchange and one start off this hour talking a little bit about housing and specifically the state of the housing market right now we've had a couple piece of housing data come out this week. We've had existing home sales we've had new home sales. They've both been a little bit disappointing. And so were you dig into it is it actually a warning sign on housing. Maybe it's just that housing is quite as hot as it used to be checked out a Mike Armstrong we got Tucker silver run in the show here. And Mike let's talk a little bit about. Where we stand on housing right now. Are you nervous at all house. I'm not nervous about it crash but I think anyone that is anticipating. The continued run up that we've seen the last five years. Is probably out of their minds. Hey Betty and you can't really be expecting. The continued appreciation that we've seen the last five years just that it can almost craziness in housing market that we've seen. But that doesn't mean hey around that you know are run for the hills it's all gonna fall apart it just means we might have slower more normal growth go full. So I tend to agree with you I don't think that you're going to see the housing market explode like we did back in not 2007 just because. We don't have the same issues that are that are leading to a you don't have the same level over leveraging none of the same level. Of borrowers who were you know not income or asset qualified to buy properties. But you do have a situation where I do have concern isn't with regards to housing just by itself. But whether or not that lends itself to the fact that hey you might have a slowdown coming in the economy in the next eighteen months and that's something that we duet. Yeah I'd I think that's a potential the other thing that thing's going to lead to continued. Each but you know more tepid recovery in the housing market. Is at least talking to people I seem to be seeing a lot more of these low money down mortgages. Weathered the first time homebuyers there's always been there but the military credits. I mean Tucker you guys are home shopping right now do you have any sense of how much you plan on putting down on your first proper and your first property. You know I've talked to some people say you know put down 6% or whatever by you know I talked to some elect John Maroney said. You know what just take advantage of duke just 3% down payments on more kind of go back and forth CN YA and traditional back in the day it was 20%. Two jet that that was what people did. By I'm seeing more of this which these new believe that we're seeing some loosening of the credit restrictions. Which could help again long term that might be bad for the housing market that short term next three years could continue to support it. Or talk a little bit about the reasons why 20% so difficult because Tucker I feel sympathy for you in this case and you know. We hear people who bought property back in the seventies and eighties a lot of time they'll say oh all you have to do is be diligent in the wall ball and I get that you do have to be adult and safer. Not saying you are not saying you're not Tucker arm but here's the issue. Since the mid 1980s. Interest rates have come down from the mid teens to effectively get 0%. Over much of the last seven or eight years. What that does okay every 1% lower debt interest rates go on mortgages means that property values can go up by 10% because it's 10% more affordable that's the basic way that the math works and so what you see is that if interest rates over the last 35 years have come down 15%. Which they have. Okay what that means. Is it allows people over that time to buy a 150%. More house using the same amount of income that is in terms of cost so if previously if if 35 years ago. You had you were making X number of dollars a year and you can afford a 100000 dollar home now you could afford 250000. Dollar home on the same exact income so what it dies is it makes it more difficult. To build up a 20% down payment that is incomes. We know this because all the data tells us this. Incomes have not increased by a 150%. Over that same time they just happened it's not how the math is worked. And so the problem is Tucker you might be putting away. Five or 10% of your income in order to try to build a down payment. But the problem is the property markets run away from you and so because of that the money you're putting aside all we might equal 89% of home we're used equal eighteen or 20% of grain and as a and and that's the problem today that EC getting to 20% for first time buyers as a result of guy you know I'm leaning more towards 3% camp. You know yeah speaking to exactly where you're sang dip into it in and that's the problem and I don't think a lot of people understand that that that that's a key issue here. In that the the ratio of home sales prices to incomes has increased dramatically. In the promise that makes a lot more difficult to see that 20% it takes longer to in every that you wait. Also the market continues to run away from you know net. Am Owens' student loans. We'll net now you just complain that that's a take take ally take all you're complaining pants and and let's get back to Ria had to take up my pants. Came out wrong. Phrase I would like that let's talk about Mexico in the United States we thought we had a chance at getting aid deal done. On trade between these two countries earlier this week. Doesn't look like we're there quite yet but still an area are clearly sign it's feels close if I was really close based on every. They were here so both sides have agreed that 75% of cars now are gonna be manufactured in North America from the current 62 point 5% so that's the first peace agreement. And it sounds like. They've. Kind of come to some sort of agreement on around the portion of the car that must be built. By employees using higher wage that was that was the big complaints in all the stuff just getting down in Mexico where wages are much lower. It sounds like we're getting. Which it doesn't necessarily mean that those jobs are coming back to the US but that if they stay in Mexico. They have to pay higher wages which potentially means they can buy more goods from the United States then. Which is this has always been the promise of globalization. Is pay if we have factories everywhere that everyone can buy goods from the United States because that we may. It didn't work out that way because companies took advantage of workers they took advantage of American workers and said hey look we're gonna outsourcing jobs and get rid of them not provide you with any opportunities. And then they took advantage of foreign workers by saying yeah we're not gonna pay you anywhere near what we're paying US workers we're gonna pay whatever we can pay here. And so globalization. Did not develop the way that it was sold to a lot of people that's why we're in the situation we're in today. It does feel like we're close office if feels like we're close with Mexico I'm optimistic that we get something in the next week or two here. Debbie did. And if that happens then presumably candidates going to agree to it as well OK it could be. Today could be just one less thing to worry about going into mid term elections for. The State Department. Easing a restriction or easing a warning rather for. Travel to Cuba reducing it from a level three warning meaning the travelers should reconsider their trips down to a level two warning. Which just recommends increased caution if traveling to Cuba. It. This such a weird. Story that has never been concluded when this all come out where the US officials looked like they were targeted. A year and a half ago if they were attacked and there are spinning like dizziness and was like salvaged only son in the attack. The weirdest thing I've heard of him like a long time we still had no well I'm sure somebody knows what's what actually happened there but the public certainly and us. When I hear the word sonic attack have you ever been any in like any really loud place and some mallet I'll give an example like if your out at a bar. In the base hits like this weird no where you feel like your organs are actually rattling inside of you pick and yet that's what I pictured being like except worse. It sounds terrifying yeah it sounds absolutely horrified. To this point the US consulate. Pretty much isn't processing like passport applications. They're not letting their families live down there with them a Yates it's very much closed down in Cuba. But. I. Again lowering at least the threat level with two to traveling to Cuba right now oh by the way Hamlet of flights are now 325 round trip to Cuba but that's about one stop. Where's stop. A shark to Charlotte from the interest. We're gonna take a quick break when we come back with talk a little bit about EU you can go to Cuba if you want when we come back what keeps erupting. 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Or visit them online at Z deposit dot net. That Z deposit dot net member FDIC leader bank. Step ahead. Joining us on the line now is Mike Lewis he is the author of win to jump and Mike was on with us. Back about pro eight months ago when nine he first published his book earlier this year in January. He joins us now again because is due to interest in things with his company Mike thanks for joining us. It paperwork to back our. Absolutely Mike I know he had this book published earlier this year my first question is what we've been doing since then spent eight months what what's been going on what even busy winter. Well it that the incident that they were on that book toward. And political puppet show. Included about thirty or forty different different not around the country and to forward it. Dubai with an event with at a there Australia and Asia is the bigger than the Dropbox. Partner of the brand communities. We could pop up which it every type of thing it Inca at upright cool universe these. It was in the world and that it was maybe the most fun I would never whatever edit that the look at it the better. Oh very cool now the book that you wrote I know well you know we talked about it a little bit when it was published. What's it about who who has a targeted at an in what's the key theme that you want to you know discuss with regards to. Yet it's really a book about anybody who's thinking that taking any potential in her life but the personal art. I don't know whether that our professional that they are people within their company or maybe even bring out started. Small business before going to another company and then the book at forty something stories of people from all walks of life who have made this big change. Are people who have. I figured out the nitty gritty and country apart but the poncho. What does that look like the states have budget plan and they are hooked up to put the risk on the table. Have a little bit different and it really change quite good news or go it not so much you know it is that if not help avoid or collegiate. That are reaper is with which rock solid guy and and he studies. A 43 people that you can relate to or requirement for Europe at that book is now turned into a podcast which is also call went out and then we've got. I've art in you'll never that well which brings it all together lied in first Internet and bought into the couple weeks we've got a special earth hour. Well and and let's talk about that a little bit because you know most the times people publish a book they go on the book tour in the and they say geez that was fun a little tired now let me take a little time off. You instead of putting together these these events now you're there they're called jump callebs and what what exactly do you do at the what what exactly happens in one of things. Well what we parents are you know the world a country and talk about this book that really. About bringing people together to share ideas and story or did you just one. You're good nor have our own opinion burger won a lot. In need other people are breaking bread and here it's been in but hey how are you doing what what's your next step. I think in today's world at the heart of our net org here you'll have important that we started this for years ago Carol Stanford into you know we had. We green and brand like all by involved we. Created a place where the prop up farmers market with booed in every hundred that it would jump. We have is that keynote at that like Cheryl and other woke our leaders and it as well repeat. 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Very good Mike great to talk you again and good look at the event who hoped to see you there actually a couple weeks. Spirit here are outstanding that is Michael Lewis he's the author of when to jump in once again that offer if you did want to get the 20% off there. You can go to win to jump dot com and use the code money VIP when you're checking out. It give you 20% off there. Let's move over now to trivia and we do trivia every day on the financial exchange you can Texas at 63566. And we will do the ninth answer with the correct answer is going to be the winner on this one. What we're given weights it's a fifty dollar gift certificate Arnold's lobster and clam bar on US route six east and mass. And also. This big also usually this is like O leader were also taken in a pair of grounds passes to the Dell technologies championship. Come and TPC Boston for August 30 to September 3 it's kind of a big one there. Gets fifteen under and free with a ticketed adult who go to dale technologies dot com for tickets and more information. And our our normal trivia writers out today normally we do things that are business related and so forth but. I decided to wing it because I wanted to wing it it's Friday and we're just gonna do that. And and I tend to of movie trivia and I'm not talking about the kind it's actually important on talk about the kind of he's really on imports this is going to be a little bit of a town that's essential that this one a this one's gonna be a little bit off agreed if we have more than fifteen correct answers. I'm gonna be impressed. So we have more than two correcting me cash so 24 years ago not today the movie speed came. And speed is one of my favorite action movies of all time on big key on Ries and just because I love Kia arteries. Sandra Bullock to a season that as well as well as Dennis Hopper playing on the villain and hundred fell in love tennis Canada on Dennis top Jeff Daniels also sadly dies the movie but. All spoiler spoiler. It's toward four years old days when I felt that we probably say now but the trivia question today Texas at 63566. If you have the right answer. What is the number of the boss the key on a Reeves ends up trapped on in the movie speed. And it's a tough one. What is the number of the boss they Keon Reeves ends up trapped on Ian the movie speed if you try to Google it. You're gonna take too long to text is at 63566. And if you're the night listener with the right answer. You can win keep our prices you've given hints as to how many digits the numbers four digits. It's four digits that's that's what jet that's all I'm going the states and battling out there as to what like 101000 per British yes there you there's 101000 possibilities. So we'll see if we get any answers are more users are two we're gonna see if we get any direct answers on this. But will will see where we go from here. Let's talk a little bit about coffee in a story that I thought Tucker was going to keel over from apparently. Colombia has had all kinds of issues with the climate in their coffee growing regions this year. And so. There's problems with coffee production talker. And they are the third largest coffee producer in the world Columbia is only behind Brazil and Vietnam as this this could be an issue. Especially most of the Colombian coffee farms are these pretty small family owned things so it's not like they're going to be. Earliest it would be much more difficult for them. To build up infrastructure to prevent the sorts of issues that they're facing. Mudslides. All sorts of different issues that these companies service. Let's take a quick break and then we're gonna come back and talk about one of the dumbest ideas for delivering coffee that I have ever seen right here on the financial exchange radio now. The financial exchange is alive on FaceBook so make sure to like your page and watched the guys break down the latest on the markets every day beginning at ten on the financial exchange radio network. Many of you listening today are probably retired or getting close to retirement age so have you taken the time to think about what happens if you or your spouse gets sick and needs nursing home care. 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They tend to be in adversely correlate the price an abundance embers are correlated to the interest rates prevailing interest rates that are out there in this generally make sense you know if if interest rates go up and suddenly you can go by that same bond that's paying higher rate of interest that the price of your bond is going to be less valuable this gets inflated the longer term than bondage so if you have a ten year bond. That price impact is going to be a lot more significant than a five year. So effectively that the part of your portfolio that you typically think to be safe money and most stable. You might have to make some adjustments in order to make sure you're not losing principal during this time if you have the intention of selling as rates are going up. That's absolutely correct and if you haven't made those adjustments already this year you've likely seen in impact to your bond portfolio. 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Leaving here for the financial exchange on the financial exchange revealing them work. Trivia question in the last segment from one of my favorite action movies of all time the movie was speed the question was what is the boss numbers that Keanu Reeves finds himself trapped on in the movie speed. We got like seven the answers to this by the earlier if we got a lot of ranch is now the late ones were probably people who are willing and they didn't win obviously. But we got a lot of right answers on this one the number was 2525. That was the boss that he was stuck on and who had the rating answer. Taught from Hamden Connecticut took the ninth correct answer in her tree contest has brought you by Arnold's lobster and clam bar located on US route six in east in Massachusetts. Coastal magazine voted Arnold's the ninth best seafood dad of all time in the entire country. To get down Arnold's and check out their great food for yourself call 508. 2552575. Or visit them online at Arnold's restaurant dot com for more information. So. IBM came up with something truly useless here they came up with the drone that can detect when you need coffee and we'll bring you coffee. That's helped see the part that fascinates me is how can detect that you need to cost me well and and part of it is I I don't think it can't. I must its lights it is tackle made it to your schedule coffee here's what base that we here's what it says and I quote from the article. The drone would assess someone's recent sleep quality via fit bitter similar tracking device. Using biometrics blood pressure pupil dilation facial expressions in wake of time and that it could cross reference medications interact with caffeine and if granted get you know get access to medical information and then decide if you need coffee. I think of so many better uses for this sort of technology. Hey somebody's falling asleep that we feel we can now alert them and instead of a liberator essentially. It. Why. Don't wanna drug delivery coffee now. And it seems like it's logical whatsoever it's it's boiling hot coffee for some reason when when I think of drone delivering coffee I don't even pictured dropping like I would week. You know when. The wildfires out in California where there's rain all this. I see that is thrown just brain talk down on crowds. Just like I suspect that's so repressed way to go IBM. Exist dumping coffee all over everybody's the masses you all the problems that exist in the world. In a company worth billions of dollars it has all kinds of resource that child fought those decides it wants to deliver coffee via. Helicopter effectively is what it is like this is literally a child thing you know an ice cream delivery to I want ice cream I wanna try to protect. It's literally the same thing except it's adults and I don't know our best and registers best and brightest they used to be no. This is IBM. I a giant company I just don't notice it it just what are we doing it's it's not good it's it's. Good let's talk about which college majors are most likely to lead to jobs we know that. You know the goal of colleges when they were originally founded was not to get people jobs because jobs didn't exist 200 years ago the way they do today. But obviously today's world we are paying 120000 dollars a year for a public education and 60000 dollars a year for private education. Getting jobs kind of important be able to pay all that money back at some point yeah what. Careers tend to have the best job prospects this is according to career path. Yeah I I didn't see anything in here that shocked me maybe it may be one of them is ruled the spread but account is being here now who diligently not new French new music narrow our history known irritations. Snow underwater basket weaving no. Counting pretty steady. Every day you'd generally always need accountants nobody minds these past the CPA. Bodies. Business managers that that was the one that surprised me a little bit to you know biz management sort of generalities did little floppy. I computer science obvious. They list of finance here avenue. Not so sure that finances getting geared to your job information systems absolutely. Math yeah. Mechanical engineer huge. And nursing nursing I think there seem to be number one I would wanted to guaranteed job for life nursing has got to be up there terms of that cost benefit there. It would seem like it wouldn't it out. Folks it's not too late to get a great rate on a home mortgage leader bank specializes. 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Final fibrosis that ranked yeah so far has been pretty good that that court that ruled the concern as I've also weren't positioned the drug. Mobile attend a bib who know make a cute. Oh that's all right. Hold on what one more time in a dark again. That by at least magic it's monologue net senator. That's a lot of that's my guess. Moments aluminum. I. That's a tough investment. Let's invest in some limited for an ounce. Like that went with. I mean that's that's when my favorites all time. Long story short didn't do it there are hoping it would do you failed in trials and had to sell it for. A 507. Million dollar loss. A tough loss not to mention all the research and development into pour into the dirt to discover whether or not going to be successful. Yeah and in in the company that is job buying it Sierra oncology is trying to focus it in different areas saying okay. You've been testing in this you know with with certain problems. There in the Sierras coming in saying actually we think this might work for something like Anemia. As well as enlarged spleen is potentially so how strict they think this happens. Which part you take complete washout a drug that you acquire. Not a lot for 500 million dollars but I think it happens an awful like I think their companies that spend and weakness companies that buy you know drug patents for PM nah not patents even but. Drug development pipelines for you know 203040 yet again happens 900 million dollar half a billion dollars like that's that's a tall one the stump via don't get me wrong I ulyetza big enough company that they can deal with that the but it still doesn't feel good when you wake up in the morning say that that's that's what ended up happening here. JPMorgan Chase there sapphire credit card line that they want to pick originally about five years ago when they've expanded over the last couple years. They are going to be re branding a lot of their checking accounts with that sapphire brand. Yeah I mean it makes sense they were successful and it's and their really trying to push out its new trading platforms they have so gay and getting people signed up for but he added the new sapphire checking account. Either requires a semi 5000 dollar account balance or 25 dollar monthly fee to. Pretty steep but it includes completely free ATMs and unlimited trading. On the JPMorgan putt from which. Pat how frequently trade. May or may not make sense for. Yemen appeared tenants in this Angie and rebalance its quarter there not necessarily something you need there if aggressiveness and Hannity trader. Okay it makes makes a little more sense in that case. Eight this was I think. The chase sapphire car was one of the early ones that was doing heavy cash back seem a little blue everywhere two and a half percent cash back just like that where that they were all else is doing they were given the huge sign of bonuses also like 100000 points has gone into doing those anymore. But JPMorgan took him a ton of losses just to get people kind of into the ecosystem and betting that they can. You know get him into new situations where that actually in making money off them. Wait no I Google's self. Wolf way MO Google's self driving car. At least it was Mike had a difficult or. Might take flight ticket. So Google has self driving car unit called Wayne had been making probably probably the most progress out of any self driving car in terms of development always made this point on Friday it's got to Hungary where I just copilot my my brain and mouth to stop working together now from shows. Chuck governor drew went anyway so way Mo is going to be investing money in China in setting up a Chinese subsidiary despite the fact that Google doesn't really operated search engine in China which I hate. Hate this which part of that they're going to China with this technology. Why they are the leader in this technology being the only ones that seem to have even close to correct and what does China have a very. Strong history stealing intellectual property yes. Why are you doing it in in they don't need to be in China they don't they're not right now for search why do they feel the need to be here the driver was vehicle. And far be it from me today questioned the CEOs do because you know what decade they've done just about everything right in terms of developing their company and make profitable company. Hate seeing high tech companies which we figured they're doing it isn't a congestion over the currencies unit you know the better testing ground I guess. Yeah. I don't know what you do to our users say is a golfer decent chance that five years now this Chinese companies in the exact same technologies. And thank him down called game you know to process. It something that you have to be nervous about Coca-Cola in this was a shocking headline that I saw they lost 500 different drinks last year that's crazy. That's over one a day which is kind of insane when you think of it from that perspective kind of wants some ice cucumber flavored sprite in Russia we sheiks in Brazil in the thanks sesame and wall on the drinking. That's. Your Samie rule must salty lemon tonic water in France. Did you find that and the it was at a mango flavored like hopi drinking India. Knew him stepping on Matt mango. Paul. On my soda love Paul George Lewis at my retirement so what do you might I carbonated just by Coca-Cola. Make vitamin water as a sooner but it. And I did chips yeah it's it's it's not Maine go hope we Coke. That's does that does that sound like out orders they are in the world bubbles but I think it's what's amazing is none of the we hear about any of these because they're not marketed are brought to the EU national book is our taste obviously different from other part down world. But it just shows the amount of money they're spending globally and it's it's it's not just to centralize our indeed units. We got to develop things every different part of the world has teased or different is this is great. I think repko great. More than half its revenues come from outside the US and yet they're innovating overseas they're making. Probably pretty small investments in these you know these brands in different countries and if they work out over gonna market worldwide. Absolutely let's take a break when we come back whole Monica from CNN money's gonna join us to talk about what was in their prospects going forward right here on the financial exchange radio network. 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Advisory services arbiters securities America advisors think Gary Armstrong representative Armstrong advisory group in the securities America companies are unaffiliated. What's hot and what's trending. Your world of finance and find out from Barry Armstrong and chuck signed up on the financial exchange radio network. Joining us on the line now is Paul will Monica from CNN money and talk a little bit about wolves today Paul thanks for joining us here. Paul looking at Lowe's they reported a quarterly earnings that it was earlier this week. And both for them at home people seem to be better than expected here what's what are what are you getting a sense of when you look at these companies. Yeah pretty healthy housing market you know there's some concerns are whether or not we are partly be you know peeking never I think outing is still. Being pretty strong and you know consumer spending generally involved been. Very robot. Not to be yep the economy's in pretty good shape that we yet. I've been hearing about a lot in that he is that definitely getting close on people and most other. Competent retailers that approves them when hectic confident that we say you know companies that aren't. JC Penney steers and of course keep Andy at a place that market now and one half. You outcome people which probably a Smart there's. All what are they doing in order to compete against Amazon and specifically. I wanna talk about on the commercial side of things because everything that I heard was that the last couple years Amazon was starting to try to get into. And that's what's the construction business but delivering building materials to contractors and things like that Howard's Home Depot trying to compete against that type of business. I honestly think they've you know the threat of Amazon. In this particular part retail alone an awful lot really does. As if and keep have being able to continue. You know doing extremely well without impressed. Professional builders as well is that your idea like consumers might you know decide that. He's the the types of products that you need. Peru renovations and yet garden supplies it might be you appeared to go to restore. Look at them just a word on that. And helping but you know the big issue with bullet right now and on. Sale. At deep. So looking at that and into it's kind of dig into there. It is that that a potential area where they still have room for growth is just a stock that's up about 40% since this time last year. How much further can this stock wrong. Yeah and I think they're there's definitely on him and hear her for mark now there's only be in which that company her cup on. Really shaking being adopted she just brought in not yet or they're going to be bring in yet a lot who while well let joined the company wants. Yet should at. Week yet foresee our current policy yet. The outcome so close that it was going to be huge thing is you know. Ellison really mean. And on. Cutting back into war the order to use stale that the the why. Story inventory coming back up power woman I've. They also unfortunately for you know the more than 4000 workers this particular change they're closing down worker supplies which spot via. Store that they ought. You know just a few years ago has at a hundred stores until art art and that is that is the option. Year there. I'm also really think about it a lot of things get back. You mentioned not overly concerned about Amazon the space is there anything that does concern about his business going forward. I definitely I mean I still think that it is not yet we year. Whether it blows we will be able to use you know catch up he wind up supporting. Sales growth that is better than I opera ball and then of course but how big market and it's really more macro concerns more than anything else right out to respect. Gary Perry LT. People seem to be outwardly that span of ounces but. If you know interest rates go all out war and expect these. Are all BBB a picture or rush them or tactic. Start the aid that's potentially a problem for about it don't be that you know likely to be brought all of. Very good Paul thank you for the time and have a great weekend we'll catch up next week. Week after. You're leaving us report app. Well good luck and to enjoy I hope you it's a long weekend next weekend then yes thank you very much outstanding that's Paula Monica from CNN money. Talking about lows that ticker on lows by the way if you did want to look at them up. Pretty simple actually LOW low sell. You want to look on your own let's take a quick look at markets just as we head towards. Mid day here Dow Jones up a 160 points at the moment the S&P is up seventeen in NASDAQ up 63 so broad based. Growth in markets today at this point. If we take a look at some of the individual sectors. That are present there. Best performing ones that we have today materials and energy both up north of 1%. Consumer staples down slightly today so looks like this is somewhat of a risk on Sunday. I don't know why is there could be going on today Netflix is up about 4% publisher wise. And they got upgraded. To battle that I know. That is all the time we after the day and the week but we'll be back on Monday with more financial exchange have a great weekend and we will see you in a couple days.