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A key labour-market ratio has tumbled near record lows — and Deutsche Bank’s top economist says the US has to create a whopping 30 million jobs to reach a new all-time high

In April, the employment-to-population ratio – the percentage of those above 16 who currently have a job – fell to an all-time low of 51.3%. That means only half of working-age Americans are currently employed. “To get the employment-to-population ratio back to where it was at its peak in 2000 […]
A key labour-market ratio has tumbled near record lows — and Deutsche Bank’s top economist says the US has to create a whopping 30 million jobs to reach a new all-time high
Markets

A star economist says these 30 risks will define markets in 2019

Deutsche Bank has produced a 30-item list of the risks it thinks will be the most important drivers of financial markets next year. Produced by Torsten Slok, Deutsche Bank’s chief international economist, the list spans everything from a market “fire sale” driven by trading algorithms to Britain leaving the EU […]
A star economist says these 30 risks will define markets in 2019
Markets

Trump’s new tariffs could hit these US states the hardest

President Donald Trump has proposed new taxes on imports of steel and aluminium. States that have a lot of exposure to steel and aluminium imports could be hit particularly hard by the tariffs. President Donald Trump seems set to implement his proposed tariffs on aluminium and steel imports, and they’re […]
Trump’s new tariffs could hit these US states the hardest
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