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The market impacts of missile strikes and payroll misses



In addition to our monthly payroll report reaction, today we discuss the U.S. missile strike in Syria that occurred last night and the implications for markets. Here are my thoughts. Follow Principal Global Investors on LinkedIn _________________________________________________________ Unless…

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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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