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Aftermath of the UK Elections Could Result in Conservative Belt Tightening

In recent weeks, the election results were finalized and the 2015 general elections in the United Kingdom produced a single winner! This was contrary to longstanding opinion polls, which had stoked fears of a hung parliament and election stalemate. Of the UK’s 650 parliamentary seats, the…

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May I Have Your Attention Please: Wage Inflation is Here!

The most significant inflation data for the United States over the last month was not the U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) or Personal Consumption Expenditure (PCE) deflator; it was rather the first quarter’s Employment Cost Index (ECI) report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). (The…

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