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Posts by Robin Anderson, Economist, Principal Global Investors

October’s Jobs Report Will Be as Noisy as September’s was…meh.



The September jobs report was late. The shutdown of the U.S. federal government put the release back by several weeks. Then, when the data finally showed up, it was uninspiring…at best. Some might say, “meh.” (For the uninitiated, “meh” is an exclamation used to express a lack of…

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Impact of Government Shutdown on Important Economic Data



Besides the masses of government employees that would be put on furlough if a U.S. federal government shutdown occurs, and the potential market volatility caused by uncertainty over both the budget and over healthcare reform, one of the big problems of a federal government shutdown is that…

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