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Fed inflation worries at last meeting left wiggle room for faster tapering of bond purchases

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‘WIN’ buttons look like a terrible inflation hedge, but here’s what they say about the battle against rising prices

Surging inflation is stirring memories of the 1970s on Wall Street, but isn't doing much to bolster the value of one of the era's notorious political artifacts.

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Opinion: Powell and Biden are rolling the dice on inflation and growth

Wasting capital seems to be a preoccupation in Washington these days.

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Nearly half of Americans say inflation has caused them ‘financial hardship’

As Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says it's time to retire the word 'transitory,' a new Gallup poll gives insight into the effects of rising prices.

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Fed’s ‘dot-plot’ likely to show more than one interest rate hike in 2022, Daly says

San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly said Thursday that she anticipates the Fed's "dot-plot" of interest-rate projections to show more than one hike in 2022.

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Global supply chains may be efficient, but they also risk boosting inflation and inequality

We know about the inflationary cost of broken supply chains, but we must also see how outsourcing helps businesses overpower both workers and the common good.

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What Powell must do next after admitting that he was wrong about ‘transitory’ inflation

To overcome its policy mistake, the Fed has to detail how it got the call wrong on inflation for so long, and then quickly wind down asset purchases

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This former central banker says stop throwing fuel on the inflation fire with easy-money policies

The world is at a turning point: With labor no longer abundant, global conditions may be shifting from deflationary to inflationary.

Powell says Fed may end its asset purchases a few months early

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday he thought a discussion of a faster pace of tapering was appropriate given the strong economy and inflation pressures.

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Fed’s Powell calls omicron variant a risk to economic growth

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday the emergence of the omicron variant poses a risk to economic growth and adds to the uncertainty for inflation.

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Why it matters to you that Jerome Powell will serve another term as chair of the Federal Reserve

Powell has a big influence on the prices you pay, your job, your retirement, your mortgage, the stock market, climate change and much more.

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How one rate hike by a small African nation could derail Powell’s Fed inflation-fighting plans and sink stocks

Investors need to stop obsessing about the Fed taper and pay attention to the dozens of central banks that have raised rates so far this year.

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10 reasons not to panic about inflation just yet

Maybe inflation is here to stay, maybe it isn’t

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5 things NOT to buy on Black Friday

Supply-chain issues and high inflation are complicating Black Friday deals this year, retail experts said.

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Not everything is a deal on Black Friday: What to buy and what to skip for 2021

Here are a few things worth buying this Black Friday, and those that you may be better off waiting until they’re on sale in a few months.

Two-year Treasury yield posts longest rising streak in over a month as investors consider need for tighter Fed policy after inflation data

Short dated Treasury yields rose again Wednesday, ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, as investors assessed a barrage of U.S. economic data, while longer dated yields fell.

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Fed Daly says open to supporting a faster tapering of bond purchases, if economic trends continue

San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly said Wednesday she is open to a faster taper of asset purchases if economic trends continue.

Uh-oh, another U.S. inflation gauge shows prices soaring at fastest pace in 31 years

Another key barometer of the cost of living showed inflation rising at the fastest pace in 31 years, underscoring a growing problem for the financial well-being of households and the broader U.S. economy.

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U.S. consumer spending sizzles in October – and it’s not just all high inflation

Americans are paying higher consumer prices due to surging inflation, but they are also buying plenty of goods and services to underpin a U.S. economy recovery.

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Consumer sentiment at decade lows amid ‘rapidly escalating inflation,’ UMich survey finds

The University of Michigan’s gauge of consumer sentiment rebounded to a final November of 67.4 from an initial reading of 66.8, but below the October reading of 71.7.

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U.S. economy grew rapidly in November, Markit surveys show, but shortages persist

U.S. businesses grew rapidly in November, but they are still being hampered by ongoing labor and supply shortages that are feeding the biggest burst of inflation in 31 years and constraining an economic recovery.

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The Fed should raise interest rates now to stop inflation, instead of relying on tapering the balance sheet to do the job

The Fed thought it would have plenty of time to reverse its easy-money policies, but the surge in inflation makes that idea obsolete.

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This is how long the average earner needs to work to buy a new car

A new study shows that new cars take more of our time than ever before. With car prices at an all-time high, here's how long you have to work to pay for one.