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When will US wage inflation take-off?

When will US wage inflation take-off?

Probably the biggest single macro-economic risk to the ongoing global equity bull market is a sudden upsurge in US wage inflation, due to its tight labour market. This could in turn see US interest rates move up much more quickly.  This note examines the risks. US labour market appears very tight The chart below outlines

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How to Lower the Cost of Your Investment Portfolio with this ETF

How to Lower the Cost of Your Investment Portfolio with this ETF

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have become popular investment options in recent years for Australian investors. An ETF is an open-ended fund which is bought or sold on the sharemarket just like any share and is generally designed to track the performance of an asset class or sector. They are known for their low management fees,

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Europe and Japan: back exporters in a catch-up rally?

The performance of European and Japanese shares has generally lagged US shares since the global financial crisis, but they now appear to offer scope for outperformance, especially if the $US remains strong.  Furthermore, due to sector and demographic headwinds, any outperformance seems likely to especially favour exporters. Europe & Japan: Lagging the United States As

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Fundamentals of the Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) Movement

Fundamentals of the Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) Movement

There have been enough debates, discussions and deliberations on what drives human behaviour. Theories have evolved and schools of thought have been devoted to the study of human motivation. Still, ages after Henry Ford designed the famous moving assembly line for manufacturing cars after studying people at work, although the studies of psychology and sociology

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