The Week in Review from Valeo Financial Advisors (September 4, 2015)
September 4, 2015    Disclosures    POSTED IN  Markets

U.S. Economy

  • Despite slower job growth in August, unemployment fell and wages slightly improved Reuters and Washington Post
  • Key statistics of the August jobs report WSJ
  • Using the broad U-6 measure of the unemployment rate to more thoroughly understand the current headline unemployment rate CNBC
  • Manufacturing growth falls to 2-year low while construction spending reaches 7-year high CNBC
  • US trade deficit falls to lowest level in 5 months CNBC

Around the World

  • Central banks around the world struggle to reach inflation goals Bloomberg
  • Impacts of Chinese deflation abroad Economist
  • India’s economy is facing less adversity than its neighbors but suffers from internal problems Economist

Personal Finance

  • How millennials can improve their credit scores Reuters
  • Always fact-check Social Security advice Reuters
  • Lowest Labor Day weekend gas prices in 11 years USA Today
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