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December Jobs Report and Market Turmoil



This month’s report covers both the excellent December jobs report and the turmoil facing markets this week. The December jobs report was another excellent one, indicating the addition of 292,000 jobs and the Labor Department upwardly revised its earlier estimate of job creation in October and…

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Avoiding Distraction during a Market Overreaction



Global markets are overreacting to poor manufacturing data and market issues in China. China slowing, but U.S. equities still a bright spot. Important to focus on long-term fundamentals. Global markets are overreacting to poor manufacturing data and the trading-related situation in China. But while…

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