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Prime-age workforce participation perks up, a potential release valve in a tight labor market

Rhea Thomas |
Wilmington Wire
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The latest employment report showed softer-than-expected job gains in March while wage growth edged up. This raised concerns about the possibility of the Fed having to hike rates in the face of a softening job market if upward wage pressures persist. In our view, however, there is no cause for alarm on this front. The

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Battle Stations: The $1 Trillion Theft of Intellectual Property

Tom Pierce, CFA® |
Wilmington Wire
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March 26, 2018— President Trump tweeted on March 2 and 7, respectively: “When a country (USA) is losing billions of dollars of trade with virtually every country it does business with, trade wars are good, and easy to win.  Example, when we are down $100 billion with a certain country and they get cute, don’t

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