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Pocket of Strength: Employment in the Mining Industry

Pocket of Strength: Employment in the Mining Industry
Did you know that one of the industries that has seen the best job growth in the U.S. is mining? As you can see below, from the end ...
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Paul Kasriel's Parting Thoughts - Mary Matlin's Economics

Paul Kasriel's Parting Thoughts - Mary Matlin's Economics
Kasriel’s Parting Thoughts – Mary Matlin’s Economics March 29, 2012 by Paul Kasriel, Chief Economist, Northern Trust As many of you know, I will be retiring from The ...
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Equity Gains Likely to Continue, But at a Slower Pace (Doll)

Equity Gains Likely to Continue, But at a Slower Pace (Doll)
by Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist, BlackRock Markets Climb to 12-Month Highs Stock prices rose again last week, although at a more labored pace than has been the ...
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TrimTabs Biderman: Is BLS Data Skewed?

TrimTabs Biderman: Is BLS Data Skewed?
The biggest headline for all financial media today is that the US economy added a much more than expected 243,000 jobs in January, and 446,000 jobs over the ...
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Why Equities Look Cheap, but Healthcare Does Not

Why Equities Look Cheap, but Healthcare Does Not
by Russ Koesterich, Chief Investment Strategist, iShares Call #1: Maintain long-term overweight equities While Friday’s unemployment report was not great, it does suggest that the United States is ...
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Is the U.S. Jobs Crisis Here to Stay?

Is the U.S. Jobs Crisis Here to Stay?
by Leo Kolivakis, Pension Pulse John Talton of the Seattle Times reports, Why the US is in a jobs crisis: The situation is nicely encapsulated by economist Nouriel ...
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10 Predictions for 2011: Scorecard So Far (Doll)

10 Predictions for 2011: Scorecard So Far (Doll)
by Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist, Fundamental Equities, BlackRock The predictions business is always fraught with uncertainty, but although it is still very early in the year, most ...
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Risks and Opportunities in 2011 (Bob Doll)

Risks and Opportunities in 2011 (Bob Doll)
By Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist, Blackrock Despite a disappointing December labor market report last week, the overall tone of economic news continued to be positive, which helped ...
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A More Integrated Latin America

A More Integrated Latin America
By Claus Born, Senior Executive Director, Templeton Emerging Markets Group At the end of November 2010, Chile, Colombia and Peru are planning to integrate their stock exchanges, providing ...
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Emerging Markets Highlights

Emerging Markets Highlights
Emerging Markets Strengths Overseas worker remittance to The Philippines in December reached an all-time high of $1.57 billion, representing 11.4 percent growth year over year. Remittance reached $17.4 ...
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Joe Stiglitz: Bigger is Better

Joe Stiglitz: Bigger is Better
Joe Stiglitz writes in the New York Times: Joseph Eugene Stiglitz (born February 9, 1943) is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He was chairman of ...
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