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Emerging Markets at an Inflection Point



The sixth annual asset management survey report from CREATE-Research and The Principal®, titled Not All Emerging Markets Are Created Equal, will be introduced world-wide on June 16, 2014 in the London Financial Times, and The Principal’s® Website. The report explores whether emerging economies…

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Don’t Judge a GDP Report by Its Headline



From the initial estimate of first-quarter GDP to the second one released today (May 29), we moved from stagnating economic activity (0.1% rate of growth) to a contraction, a 1% decline to be exact.  This marked the first time since 2011 that the U.S. economy had a quarter of declining economic…

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