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September 18, 2018 Article 1 min read
Noteworthy news over the past month.

Image of a man in a suit reading a newspaper.U.S. consumer sentiment hits 11-month low, inflation in focus, Jim Baird quoted in Nasdaq, August 17, 2018.

Why planners should reconsider REITS for HNW clients, Brian Schultz quoted in Financial Planning, August 20, 2018.

Consumer Confidence Reaches Highest Level Since October 2000, Jim Baird quoted in Axios, August 28, 2018.

U.S. Consumer Confidence Races to Near 18-Year High, Jim Baird quoted in Reuters, August 28, 2018.

U.S. Consumer Confidence Surged in August to Near 18-Year High, Jim Baird quoted in the Wall Street Journal, August 28, 2018.

Second Quarter Even Stronger Than it First Looked: GDP Raised to 4.2 Percent From 4.1 Percent, Jim Baird quoted in MarketWatch, August 29, 2018.

Markets Now: It May Be the Summer Doldrums, but Stocks Are Rising, Jim Baird quoted in Barron’s, August 29, 2018.

US Consumer Confidence Surges in August to 18-Year High, Jim Baird quoted in The Guardian, August 29, 2018.

Layoffs Just Reached a Half-Century Low, Jim Baird quoted in The Wall Street Journal, September 6, 2018.

Intraday Update: Dow Slips as Tech, Emerging Markets Stumble, Jim Baird quoted in Nasdaq, September 6, 2018.

U.S. Adds 201,000 Jobs as Worker Wages Accelerate to Nine-Year High, Jim Baird quoted in MarketWatch, September 7, 2018.

Jobs Report Beats as Wage Growth Soars at Its Fastest Pace Since the Great Recession, Jim Baird quoted in Business Insider, September 7, 2018.

Consumer Inflation Climbs Again in August, CPI Shows, but Pave of Increase Slows, Jim Baird quoted in MarketWatch, September 13, 2018.