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Economic Perspective on April 2018 Job Report

5/ 10/ 2018

By John Beuerlein, chief economist, Pohlad Companies The initial reading for 1Q-18 GDP is 2.3 percent, down from the 4Q-17 reading of 2.9 percent. This was somewhat expected as first-quarter GDP has exhibited weakness in five of the last six… Continue Reading

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Economic Commentary – April 2018

4/ 9/ 2018

By John Beuerlein, chief economist, Pohlad Companies The employment report for March (released April 6) indicated that hiring slowed in March after a strong February. Payrolls increased 103,000 versus expectations of 185,000 and an upwardly revised 326,000 in February. The… Continue Reading

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Jeffrey Weidell featured in REBusiness Online’s Finance Insight: Buying, selling and rehabilitating opportunities in today’s market

3/ 19/ 2018

Jeff Weidell, NorthMarq Capital president, doesn’t take a myopic approach to lending in today’s interesting environment. The amount of change, number of opportunities and potential challenges that abound keep his eye focused on the puck, while acknowledging where it’s been… Continue Reading

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Economic Commentary – March 2018

3/ 12/ 2018

By John Beuerlein, chief economist, Pohlad Companies  The monthly employment report has taken on increased significance due to the Fed’s focus on job growth and inflation in developing monetary policy. The February payroll report released Friday, March 9 by the… Continue Reading