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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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Looking ahead to 2017: Taking stock in a time of change



It’s been more than seven years since the global financial crisis and the economy has continued to grow, albeit without the same vigor as previous recovery cycles. As we reflect on 2016, it may go down as a year when nationalism reared its head again as evidenced by the United Kingdom’s Brexit…

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