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In the run-up to their worst three-day stretch since October, stocks added back to the week’s massive losses Thursday (May 13) despite the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealing that the nation’s manufacturers paid steeper-than-expected prices last month-a cautionary sigh for consumer prices as inflation concerns continue to mount.
"The increased demand driving prices higher is not necessarily a bad thing," Mace McCain, the chief investment officer at $5 billion (in assets) Frost Investment Advisors, said in a note Thursday. "Some inflationary pressures could be good for the market, bringing new capacity online more quickly and resulting in a more robust rebound. Increasing wages may also result in more productivity as the labor force returns to work.”
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