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  1. What economic indicators are important to consider when investing in the retail sector?

    Learn why the unemployment rate and Consumer Confidence Index are two of the best economic indicators when investing in the ...
  2. Why is the employment figure important to a "dove"

    Learn why the employment figure is important to "doves." Central banks have competing objectives of economic growth and price ...
  3. How does the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics calculate the unemployment rate published ...

    Understand the process used by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to determine the official unemployment rate for the United ...
  4. What are some of the key shortcomings of how the U.S. unemployment rate is determined ...

    Understand how the unemployment rate reported by the BLS fails to account for people who have given up looking for jobs or ...
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