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Jack Caporal is an analyst and writer with The Motley Fool research team. He previously followed business and economic trends as a reporter and policy analyst in Washington, D.C. You can now find him in Colorado, on either the hiking trail or the ski lift, or keeping up with his hometown Boston sports teams.
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