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No inflation surprises!



Since the global financial crisis, inflation hasn’t behaved as many economists and market prognosticators predicted. For example, core inflation, which removes the volatile food and energy component and is the preferred measure of price changes by economists, has been consistently low. This lack…

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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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