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Top 10 Economic Trends for 2017



The final weeks of 2016 are upon us and the annual traditions are in full swing – holiday decorations, family gatherings, New Year’s resolutions, and more. Here at Principal, one annual tradition is to share our global economic outlook for the upcoming year. Last week we published our 2017…

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November Jobs Report – Nothing New in November



The Department of Labor reported on Friday that 178,000 jobs were added in November, roughly what the 2016 average has been. The unemployment rate ticked down to 4.6%, which is the lowest since 2007, however the labor-force participation rate and wage growth were both down. Here are my thoughts on…

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