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Is that all? – 98,000 new jobs

The US economy added 98,000 new jobs in March. Of those 89,000 were in the private sector. The unemployment rate fell to 4.5%. (Labor Department)…

Another strong month of job growth

Walgreens reported quarterly results as EPS to rose 4% to $1.36, on revenue of $29.5 billion. Same-store sales at U.S. retail pharmacies rose 2.4%. Prescriptions…

Year-over-year hiring remained strong

The Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for March posted a strong 57.2. Internal numbers were robust, with the employment component…

First monthly decline since October

The S&P 500 lost 0.04% in March. This was the first monthly decline since October, just missing the first five month win streak since March-July…

Consumer spending rose in February

Consumer spending rose in February by 0.1%. Consumer spending accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic activity. When adjusted for inflation, consumer spending fell…

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