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Traversing an environment of persistent low interest

Clime Asset Management

In a world post-2000, we find ourselves operating in the ‘new economy’ following the tech bubble and the GFC. Accordingly, the rules of the game have changed. Investors need to consider persistent low interest rates and low inflation, employment and labour participation shifts, and technological advancements, as well as ageing... Show More

US wage increases have remained weak despite the apparent improvement in labour market demand implied by the unemployment rate

John Robertson

US wage increases have remained weak despite the apparent improvement in labour market demand implied by the unemployment rate. The chart (for US private sector production and nonsupervisory employees) offers a 50 year perspective on what has been happening. Friday's US labour market report for April offered some better than... Show More