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October Jobs Report – What Happened to the Slowdown?

The October jobs report was an excellent one, showing the addition of 271,000 jobs and a 0.1% drop in the unemployment rate. Along with the strong employment numbers, we saw a super-gain in average hourly earnings. The question now is what does this mean for consumer spending, and for a Fed rate…

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New Data from The Principal Shows an Upswing in Client Wage Growth

Retirement-client data from The Principal shows that our wage growth continues to be well ahead of U.S. government surveys and that broad wage growth may finally be starting to accelerate. Principal Global Investors’ economists’ research confirms this upswing; in fact, our…

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