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US to hit longest bull market in history

The US stock market will hit a major milestone, registering the longest bull market in its history (barring a double digit fall between now and then). The UK stock market has also been on a strong since 2009, though its bull run has been broken by a bear market in 2015 and into 2016, though this was relatively short-lived and perhaps is better viewed as a major correction.

Contributor: Laith Khalaf | Published: 22 August 2018

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The risks of Trump’s protectionism

“The more protectionist measures that are put in place…in the US…[are] a threat to being able to diversify the risks across the world because we need free, open borders.” Use the momentum. We really are in the right moment in society to do this”, said Miriam González, on improving boardroom diversity.

Contributor: Inga Beale | Published: 13 June 2018

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Contingent working spikes in U.S.

Response to the Bureau of Labour Statistics (BLS) release of the first official estimate of the nation’s contingent workforce since 2005. According to unofficial estimates, the U.S. contingent workforce—our part-time, freelance and contract workers—comprise anywhere from 0.1% to 34% of the nation’s labor market.

Contributor: Scott Fraleigh | Published: 9 June 2018