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European election series: European political risk 2017



Editor’s note: This is the first in a new blog series about the forthcoming European elections. Follow the series and watch for the next post that discusses the outlook for the 2017 German elections. The Dutch elections – a Bellwether of European Populism? The European political calendar kicks…

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U.S. economy improves again – February jobs report



This morning, the Department of Labor reported that the U.S. economy added 235,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate ticked down to 4.7%. Headline job growth was above 200,000 jobs for a second month in a row, and average hourly earnings increased by a healthy 2.8%. Here are my thoughts…

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