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November Jobs Report – Another Robust Report



The November jobs report was another excellent one, indicating the addition of 211,000 jobs and the Labor Department upwardly revised its earlier estimate of job creation in September and October. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0%. This strong jobs report likely solidifies a Fed rate…

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Coming Soon: Inflating Wages and Higher Interest Rates



In October 2015, hourly earnings of all private employees increased at the quickest rate in over six years, rising at a 2.5% rate year-over-year. As the unemployment rate fell over the past two years, nearing the consensus, fully-employed 5% level, many economists and analysts (including myself)…

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