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Long-term mortgage rates continue rise; 30-year breaks 3.5%

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates continued to rise this week ByThe Associated Press January 20, 2022, 6:34 PM • 2…

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Brainard vows to help combat inflation as No. 2 Fed official

Lael Brainard pledged in written remarks to help the Federal Reserve fight a spike in inflation while still supporting the…

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US hiring may have rebounded last month before omicron surge

Inflation is surging and new omicron infections are spiking, but America’s employers are thought to have kept right on hiring…

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Insider Q&A: Kroll Institute’s Megan Greene

Forecasting economic change in a pandemic was always going to be hard By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer January 3,…

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Inflation is painfully high, but some relief may be coming

NEW YORK — Inflation is painfully high, but this hopefully is close to as bad as it gets. Consumer prices…

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Survey: Business economists foresee persistent inflation

The nation’s business economists have sharply raised their forecasts for inflation, predicting an extension of the price spikes that have…

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This Week: Consumer confidence, Beige book, Nonfarm payrolls

The Conference Board delivers its monthly index of U.S. consumer confidence Tuesday By The Associated Press November 29, 2021, 6:00…

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Europe’s Christmas markets warily open as COVID cases rise

FRANKFURT, Germany — The holiday tree is towering over the main square in this central German city, the chestnuts and…

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Global shares slip amid signs of optimism on global economy

Global shares are mostly lower despite that latest rally on Wall Street By YURI KAGEYAMA AP Business Writer October 29,…

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Economic institutes slash Germany’s growth forecast

Germany’s leading economic institutes have slashed their forecast for Europe’s biggest economy ByThe Associated Press October 14, 2021, 8:55 AM…

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