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Three signs from today's jobs report that suggest inflation will remain elevated

Three signs from today’s jobs report that suggest inflation will remain elevated

Friday’s jobs report showed that the booming US economy is creating hundreds of thousands of jobs, suggesting rising prices are here to stay despite the Federal Reserve’s efforts to contain them. The United States added 263,000 jobs in November, according to the federal jobs report released Friday, well above the 200,000 job gains expected by …

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Energy could be a decade's hedge for investors as inflation remains elevated

Energy could be a decade’s hedge for investors as inflation remains elevated

World War II By Arthur Salzer With underlying inflation at a 40-year high of 6.6% in the United States and even higher rates in Europe, many investors are finally starting to take the threat of inflation seriously. Due to the age of most lifelong investors and portfolio managers, the only point of reference they can …

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CPI data shows inflation falling, but still elevated, in October 2022

Inflation eased slightly last month, but remained too high to be comfortable. Annual inflation is 7.7%, down from 8.2% in September. The so-called base rate that excludes the volatile food and energy sectors is up 6.3%, just a hair below the previous month’s 6.6%, which was the highest since August 1982. Economists expected, on average, …

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