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Green Means Go

This week’s jobs report surprised on the upside, piling on to the recent data investors, economists and strategists are struggling to parse. See our takeaways.

  1. What does this labor report mean for the Federal Reserve?
  2. How tight is too tight?
  3. What picture is hidden in the mosaic of labor data?
  4. What do bond traders expect from the Fed?
  5. Do these rosy numbers come with any thorns?

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Market Currents from Northern Trust Wealth Management

There are many debates in the investment world. These debates tend to generate alarmist headlines and considerable uncertainty among investors looking to position their portfolios for the future. In Market Currents, host Katie Nixon explores arguments on both sides of these debates by separating facts, myths and theories with the help of industry-leading experts. The resulting insights position listeners to put headlines in context with the evidence and make better-informed investment decisions.

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5 Common Market Myths

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Separate the facts, myths and theories behind today's most debated market trends with expert analysis from industry-leading experts.

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