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March Jobs Report Beat Expectations



The March jobs report came out on Friday, April 1, 2016. The report showed that 215,000 jobs were added in March, beating expectations of 205,000. The unemployment rate ticked up to 5.0% but that appears to be a positive indication due to the increase in the labor participation rate, which edged up…

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What Upsets: Like College Basketball, Underdog Investment Options Can Win Too!



For my first blog post, I decided to lead off with the two most commonly discussed topics around the office water cooler — weather and sports. At the start of spring each year, we see several predictable phenomena in various parts of the country; the grass turning green, birds migrating back…

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