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Bear Market Sends Grim Signal of Economic Fears

Three weeks ago, Wall Street narrowly escaped a bear market, with stocks rebounding at the last minute from a brutal…

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Biden and Fed chair Powell are set to meet as inflation dogs the global economy.

President Biden will meet with Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chair, at the White House on Tuesday to discuss…

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What Higher Interest Rates Could Mean for Jobs

The past year has been a busy one for nearly every industry, as a reopening economy has ignited a war…

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Newly public data show few Black economists at the Fed.

Black researchers made up about 1.5 percent of the Federal Reserve system's 945-person staff of doctorate-level economists at the end…

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Inflation Hits Fastest Pace Since 1981, at 8.5% Through March

Inflation hit 8.5 percent in the United States last month, the fastest 12-month pace since 1981, as a surge in…

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How to Fight Inflation in Wartime

Many Americans have never experienced rapid inflation, and they are looking for lessons from history about how to tame it.…

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Why the Fed Is Poised to Raise Interest Rates

Prices for groceries, couches and rent are all climbing rapidly, and Federal Reserve officials have been warily eyeing that trend.…

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Senate Republicans Move to Stall Critical Vote on Fed Nominees

President Biden’s plans to remake the Federal Reserve by nominating five of its seven governors hit a roadblock on Tuesday…

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Fed nominees commit to not taking part in finance’s revolving door.

Three of President Biden’s nominees to the Federal Reserve committed to lawmakers that, if confirmed to their posts, they would…

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Behind Wall Street’s Big Paydays

The New York Stock Exchange.Credit...Mary Altaffer/Associated PressBanking on it Big banks are responding to the “Great Resignation” by writing ...

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