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Posts by Bob Baur, Chief Global Economist, Principal Global Investors

Implications on the End of QE in the U.S. – Perspectives from around Principal Global Investors (Video)



The Federal Reserve has brought its era of extremely accommodative monetary policy to a close. Their asset-purchase program, referred to as quantitative easing or QE, has wrapped up. And the end of U.S. QE will have implications for the various asset classes. We sat down with several of the…

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August Job Numbers Surprisingly Disappoint – August Jobs Report (Video)



The August jobs report came out on Friday, September 5, 2014. The jobs numbers were disappointing because only 142,000 jobs were added in August, ending six months of hiring above 200,000. There were some positive aspects to the report though. Here are my thoughts on the report and our outlook for…

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