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April Jobs Report – U.S. Job Growth Slows



The April jobs report came out on Friday, May 6, 2016. The report showed that 160,000 jobs were added in April, which was below expectations of around 200,000. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0%, but the labor force participation rate ticked down to 62.8%. One of the bright spots in…

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Conversation to Action: Milken Global Conference – Day 3



(2:30 p.m. PST) Wednesday is the last day of the 2016 Milken Global Conference, and today definitely had an unhurried vibe. There were fewer sessions, some of the crowds had melted away, but the topics of conversation were no less interesting or important. The stand-out session for me today was…

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