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Job growth slows – May jobs report



This morning, the Department of Labor reported that the U.S. economy added 138,000 jobs in May, below expectations of 185,000. The unemployment rate dropped to 4.3%, which is the lowest since May 2001, but was primarily caused by a fall in the labor force participation rate. In addition to the weak…

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Short and Sharp – Risky business



Readers, welcome to my new regular column, Short and Sharp. This column consists of fortnightly articles, focused on current market discussion topics, taking a strong point of view and without using a lot of ink – short and sharp. Fears of impeachment and potential delay to legislative agenda in…

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