Economy

The Biden administration is increasing efforts to protect borrowers from student loan forgiveness scams, while still not offering further details abou
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As oil producers in the OPEC Plus alliance meet Wednesday, they'll discuss cutting supplies. That could lead to higher gas prices and hints at new pol
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OPEC mulls a cut in oil production. The fight over Mar-a-Lago documents goes to the Supreme Court. And the U.S. tries to support Iranian protesters wh
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Bronzeville, a neighborhood of Chicago, was the epicenter of a Black renaissance before it fell on hard times. Now, it's booming again. Here's the sto
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More than 1.2 million people struggled to put food on the table at some point last year in the Washington, D.C. region. Tens of millions more are stru
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Amid heightened uncertainty about the global economy, all three U.S. indexes are in a bear market as the third quarter comes to a close.
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Earlier this month, Merriam Webster added over 300 new words to the dictionary. A number of econ terms were on the list.
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Inflation is on everyone's minds right now. Gen Z Americans are experiencing it in different and sometimes surprising ways.
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A new inflation report shows prices rose more than expected last month. The Federal Reserve is likely to keep raising interest rates in an effort to c
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The British Prime Minister Liz Truss and her finance minister finally broke their silence after a disastrous week for the economy that many are blamin
NPR - 6 days ago
Ian roared ashore in Florida as a Category 4 hurricane. EU officials are concerned about explosions at Nord Stream pipelines. Britain's pound weakens
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The Federal Reserve is cracking down hard on inflation, in hopes of avoiding a repeat of the 1970s, when price hikes were so sustained, they got baked
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Customarily, the Fed and other central banks do as much as they can to keep markets calm. This time they're the reason behind the volatility.
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Inflation watchdogs are acting to rein in runaway prices. They're hoping to avoid a re-run of the 1970s, when inflation went unchecked for so long it
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As travel restrictions ease in Japan, the country's ancient former capital, Kyoto, is anticipating a return of tourists. But it may not be enough to s
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The volatility in U.S. markets is rocking stock, bond and currency trading in other countries. Many blame the Federal Reserve for the wild swings.
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The volatility in U.S. markets is rocking stock, bond and currency trading in other countries. Many blame the Federal Reserve for the wild swings.
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Yellen says the Biden administration is emphasizing action on climate change to make a more resilient American economy. What does that look like for t
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The number of women in the workforce has finally returned to pre-pandemic levels, which is good for the economy. But after time away from the job mark
NPR - 7 days ago
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen about the Biden Administration's plans to help the economy absorb supply shocks, whi
NPR - a week ago

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