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2017 Global Economic Outlook



In our 2017 outlook, we examine the outlook for the United States, greater Europe, China, Asia, and emerging markets. We’ll try to shed some light on monetary policy and interest rates, and investigate the global asset class implications of these views. As we wind our way around the world, we…

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September Jobs Report – Steady in September



The Department of Labor reported today that 156,000 jobs were added in September, providing support to the idea that the U.S. economy is in a mild upturn. The unemployment rate ticked up to 5.0%, which is actually a positive since more people returned to the job market. Here are my thoughts on the…

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