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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2017-05-11CRUnemployment Rate Q10.0919.5% 0.09601
    2017-05-08CRInflation Rate YoY APR0.01641.58% 0.01840
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    2017-05-08CRInflation Rate MoM APR0.0015-0.42% -0.0010
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