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Market Insights – Market Reaction to High Employment for November

Employers added 228,000 jobs in November, 221,000 of them in the private sector. Both are nicely above their averages over the last six months, 164,000 headline and 162,000 private. Almost all the major sectors and subsectors were positive. Mining and logging was up 7,000 (slightly above the average for the last year); construction, 24,000 (well…

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Where to put money now? Here’s what you need to know in 2018.

By Reid Johnson, President, Lake Point Advisory Group The investment world has changed. As Heraclitus put it so many hundreds of years ago – well before stock markets and interest rates – “There is nothing permanent except change.” It was true then, and it stays true now, especially in the midst of fluctuation. With rising…

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