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  • Editor’s Picks / 6 hours ago

    Don't rely on US August payrolls figures

    Bloomberg
    Markets are drooling to see the US jobs report on Friday as a key to the Fed's policy decision this month. But the August figures are usually the least reliable of all, and subsequent revisions to the August data the most drastic of all months' revisions, says Bloomberg View's columnist Mark Gilbert. History suggests that relying on Friday's economic report to gauge whether the Fed will hike rates would be a mistake for traders and policymakers, Gilbert concludes.
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  • Article / Yesterday at 13:49 GMT

    Steen's Chronicle: The old and the new economic order

    Chief Economist & CIO / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Steen's Chronicle: The old and the new economic order
    The current fiat economy whereby manufactured money is pumped into a world blighted by higher costs and lower output is totally unsustainable. Saxo Bank's Steen Jakobsen has devised a new economic model and says the way forward is to adjust to slower growth and get back to the basics of producing goods and services that add value.
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  • Article / Yesterday at 13:00 GMT

    CBO data says Yellen can wait

    Managing Partner / Spotlight Group
    United Kingdom
    CBO data says Yellen can wait
    The latest release of economic projections from the CBO increased its estimate of how many Americans are going to look for work in coming years, as well as how many of those people will find jobs in the private sector. This data point may offer some clues as to the Fed's rate hike plans.
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  • Article / Yesterday at 4:57 GMT

    3 Numbers: Eurozone PPI deflation test, US ADP jobs, factory orders

    editor/analyst / CapitalSpectator.com
    United States
    3 Numbers: Eurozone PPI deflation test, US ADP jobs, factory orders
    The pan-European macro trend is improving, with some relief in stubbornly high jobless numbers. The good news should continue on the inflation front today, with only mild signs of deflation in the Eurozone producer price index release for July. On the other side of the Atlantic, the ADP Employment Report should provide clues on the official jobs report due out on Friday. And US factory orders are likely to show signs of a modest increase in July, against the background of a weak trend.
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