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Analysis finds that inflation will require the average US household to spend about $3,500 more in 2021...
As Americans suffer the severe economic consequences of soaring inflation, the average U.S. household will have to shell out about $3,500 more in 2021 in order to match their consumption levels from prior years, according to an analysis by the Penn Wharto
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-16 04:34 UTC
A huge study of 20 years of global wealth demolishes the myth of 'trickle-down' and shows the rich are taking most of the gains for themselves...
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The bottom 50% of the world holds 2% of wealth, while the top 10% holds 76%, according to a huge data set that leading economists compiled for years.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-08 02:30 UTC
Supply chain shortage threatens chicken tenders...
A favorite food is the latest to be impacted by supply chain issues that have shelves empty and prices soaring.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-03 16:00 UTC
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen: Expect inflation to improve by 'the middle to end' of 2022...
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen: Expect inflation to improve by 'the middle to end' of 2022
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-25 05:00 UTC
Markets bet inflation is hot enough to spur reluctant rate hikes...
Investors are stepping up bets that the world's key central banks will raise interest rates sooner than they'd planned, and faster than they'd like. Global bonds are headed for their ... Click to Continue
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-22 14:19 UTC
Gas prices at highest point in 7 years. How Biden administration plans to lower costs...
President Biden's administration is considering releasing oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, among other things, as gas prices reach a 7-year high.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-08 22:47 UTC
World's Top LNG Exporter Qatar: Gas Prices Have Hit Unhealthy Level...
Natural gas prices have reached unhealthy levels for both producers and consumers, Saad al-Kaabi, Qatar's Energy Minister and CEO of Qatar Petroleum, the world's top LNG exporter, said on Thursday
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-08 22:46 UTC
Job creation slowed in September, with just 194,000 jobs added...
The Delta variant and a tight labor market held back job growth, with public school hiring lower than expected.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-08 13:52 UTC
One more worry for stressed consumers: Global food prices hit a decade high...
The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, food prices are higher than they've been in ten years.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-08 13:51 UTC
Costco Limits Purchases of Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, and Bottled Water amid Inflation, Supply-Chain Issues...
Costco is setting consumer limitations on purchases of essenitial household items amid inflation and supply-chain complications.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-25 01:01 UTC
US default would wipe out nearly 6 million jobs, Moody's says...
A US default would be a "catastrophic blow" to America's economic recovery from Covid-19, setting off a downturn that would rival the Great Recession, Moody's Analytics warned in a new report. If the US defaults on its debt payments and the impasse drags on, the ensuing recession would wipe out
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-23 03:45 UTC
Americans Panic Over Soaring Inflation, Buying Conditions Hit The Worst On Record...
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Americans Panic Over Soaring Inflation, Buying Conditions Hit The Worst On Record One month ago, when looking at the internals of the UMich report, we noted that there was " A Sudden Negative Change In The Economy" as consumer spending intentions
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-18 04:59 UTC
The Fed Is Helping Facilitate Trailer Park Evictions...
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NPR highlighted the growing number of mobile home part evictions. According to the report, real estate investors continue to buy up mobile home parks across the US. They then raise lot rents and fees, and evict residents who can’t pay.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-08 13:09 UTC
Jobless Americans left scrambling after pandemic unemployment benefits end...
Nearly 18 months after Congress came to the rescue of jobless Americans, its historic expansion of the nation's unemployment benefits system expired nationwide this weekend.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-07 01:15 UTC
New York lawmakers to vote on extending eviction moratorium...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers prepared to vote Wednesday on extending an eviction moratorium for tenants who fell behind on their rent because of hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic....
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-01 17:45 UTC
Pandemic jobless benefits about to end for tens of thousands...
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New England business leaders are awaiting the impact of pandemic-era unemployment benefits running out around Labor Day.The cutoff will affect more than 300,000 people in Massachusetts alone , the ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-29 16:55 UTC
A key inflation measure rose at fastest pace in 30 years in July...
The Federal Reserve's favorite measure of inflation rose to its highest level since 1991 in July, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Friday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-28 08:57 UTC
READ: Supreme Court ruling against Biden and CDC's eviction moratorium...
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The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration's Covid-related eviction moratorium. Read the ruling and dissent here: The-CNN-Wire & 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved. The post READ: Supreme Cour
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-27 03:12 UTC
Fourth stimulus check latest: What's behind the push for recurring payments?...
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The IRS has distributed almost 170 million payments. But hardship levels remain high as the Delta variant spreads.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-26 16:00 UTC
Kamala Harris says to buy Christmas presents in Singapore speech...
Kamala Harris in Singapore delivered what was billed as a major foreign policy speech, but failed to mention Afghanistan.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-24 21:06 UTC
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