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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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Getting Set to Move?: Reaction to Fed Minutes (Video)



The minutes from July’s FOMC meeting came out on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. The minutes focus on the timing and implementation of the Fed’s exit strategy. Here are some of my thoughts on the release.  Follow Principal Global Investors on LinkedIn…

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