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Inside the Economy: Labor & The Supply Chain

By December 29, 2021No Comments

This week on “Inside the Economy”, we discuss a variety of topics. First, we look at the structural changes happening in the U.S. Labor market. Unemployment is trending down, closer to pre-pandemic lows. However, resignations are continuing to increase. What impact will this have on companies hiring? How will it affect wage inflation? Labor challenges are also contributing to supply chain issues. When will the global supply chain stress ease? Tune in to find out!

Key Takeaways:

  • Oil trends up to $75 a barrel
  • Stock and option volumes continue to climb
  • Junk bond issuances reach record highs in 2021

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