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Ep. 33: Julius Caesar - Jobs, The Fed And The Ides Of March

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This week, like Caesar, we're contemplating the Ides of March.  That's this coming Wednesday.  That's also the day the Fed announces its next interest rate decision.

Traders are almost completely convinced that the Fed is going to announce another rate hike.  We take a look at what is fueling that certainty.

We also check in on Friday's big jobs report.  The numbers came in better than expected.  We go a little deeper and detail what's going on in the labor market.

We've also got driverless luxury from Volkswagen that the Lady's Man would enjoy.  We've got a new product from Yahoo that seems like it’s just automated nagging.  We've got Ford printing out car parts and Subway maybe printing out chicken.  And we've got a new player in venture capital - there's some dirt on his shoulder, can you brush it off for him...