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222,000 jobs in June



This morning, the Department of Labor reported that the U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June, well ahead of expectations. The unemployment rate increased to 4.4% because more people were looking for work, a sign of confidence. Wage growth continues to be a concern, only growing 2.5% in June,…

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Catch up on the first quarter in seven minutes



Watch our seven-minute recap of the first quarter of 2017. Hear from experts across the investment boutiques of Principal Global Investors as they discuss asset-class outlooks for 2017, jobs reports, and Federal Open Market Committee minutes. Full versions of each featured video and more can be…

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