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Fed Signals Rate Increase ‘Soon,' Citing High Inflation and Strong Job Market

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

Markets expect the Fed to raise interest rates at their next meeting in March, and possibly four times this year, amid high inflation.
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Fed Readies March Interest Rate Hike To Fight Inflation Surge Despite Stock Market Plunge

4 hours ago   |   Forbes

The S&P 500 is on track for its worst start to a year as investors digest the Fed's reversal of pandemic-era stimulus measures.
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Tech leads markets higher as traders wait for Fed update

7 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Stocks are opening with solid gains on Wall Street Wednesday, led by technology stocks after Microsoft reported standout results for its latest quarter. The decisive move...
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5 Senate Democrats urge Biden to renew monthly checks to parents as the program is in danger of getting dropped from his social spending bill

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

President Joe Biden leaves a meeting with the Senate Democratic Caucus on Capitol Hill, on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 in Washington, DC. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via...
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Stocks open lower as a bout of market volatility continues

Stocks open lower as a bout of market volatility continues

1 day ago   |   WGN TV

Stocks are opening sharply lower again on Wall Street Tuesday, a day after a wild roller-coaster ride that erased an intraday plunge. Big technology stocks like Apple were...
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Fed's Policy Pivot May Prove Late and Abrupt, Critics Fret

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The Federal Reserve is still buying bonds as prices surge. Some praise the central bank's continuing policy pivot; others ask if it was fast enough.
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Here's what you need to know about tax season

1 day ago   |   ABC

The official tax season kicked off Monday and the I-Team is finding out what you need to know to avoid tax filing problems and confusion.
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Schools that give private student loans using 'illegal practices' are facing a crackdown from Biden's top consumer watchdog

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The CFPB announced it's examining "illegal practices" made by schools giving out private...
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5 tax changes that can boost your refund this year

3 days ago   |   ABC

Thanks to several temporarily expanded tax breaks, you could get back more - or in some cases, less - than you might expect.
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Taxpayers, brace yourselves: Tax filing season starts amid IRS crisis, COVID-related complications

3 days ago   |   ABC

Delays in processing taxes are to be expected - especially because the IRS says it still is working through 2020 tax returns.
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David Mugar, Boston philanthropist and Fourth of July Spectacular pioneer, dies at 82

David Mugar, noted Boston philanthropist and the pioneer of Boston's Fourth of July fireworks, has died at age 82. Read more ...

Biden Administration Revokes Mining Leases Near Minnesota's Boundary Waters

Biden Administration Revokes Mining Leases Near Minnesota's Boundary Waters

Environmentalists are hopeful that the move deals a fatal blow to a Chilean firm's plans for a copper-nickel mine at the doorstep of a popular wilderness area. Read more ...

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on highway, seriously injured

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on highway, seriously injured

A pedestrian was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon when they were struck by a vehicle in Stoughton. Read more ...

CBD to treat COVID-19? Researchers studying latest treatment method

CBD to treat COVID-19? Researchers studying latest treatment method

CBD is the second most prevalent active ingredient in marijuana, but it does not cause a "high" on its own. Read more ...

Man sues Uber after crash left him paralyzed

Man sues Uber after crash left him paralyzed

A Somerville man is suing Uber and one of the company's drivers, claiming he was left a quadriplegic following a crash because the company was negligent. Read more ...

Sheriff: Man killed while trying to steal catalytic converter near Zebulon

Sheriff: Man killed while trying to steal catalytic converter near Zebulon

A 50-year-old man was found dead underneath a car while trying to steal a catalytic converter, according to officials with the Wake County Sheriff's Office. Read more ...

Milwaukee deputy shot, injured after traffic stop; suspect kills self

Milwaukee deputy shot, injured after traffic stop; suspect kills self

MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee County sheriff's deputy was shot and wounded early Wednesday by a man later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, officials said. A preliminary... Read more ...

Over 80 lawmakers call on Biden to cancel up to $50,000 in debt per student

Over 80 lawmakers call on Biden to cancel up to $50,000 in debt per student

WASHINGTON - Many Democrats are calling for action on student debt, with some looking to President Biden and others introducing legislation themselves. On Wednesday a group of... Read more ...

Evacuation orders and road closures lifted for fire near Big Sur

Evacuation orders and road closures lifted for fire near Big Sur

All evacuation orders and road closures have been lifted in Big Sur for areas around the Colorado Fire, according to the Monterey County Office of Emergency Services. Read more ...

Video: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 feels inevitable, but should...

For their third act, Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno were awarded “Fight of the Night” at UFC 270 after Figueiredo came away with a razor-thin unanimous decision this... Read more ...