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Lael Brainard
Fed Will Shrink Balance Sheet 'Rapidly,' Brainard Says
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Mid-Cap Stocks Rebound to Start Second Quarter
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5 Worst-Performing Mid-Cap Stocks for 2022
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5 Best-Performing Mid-Cap Stocks for 2022
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California Law Mandating Board Diversity Struck Down
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SEC Announces 2022 Examination Priorities
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SEC Proposes New Rules on SPACs
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U.S. Set to Draw Record Amount From Its Emergency Oil Reserve
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SEC Proposes Expanded Regulation of Securities Dealers
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SEC Considers Mandating Climate Risk Disclosures
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Fed Hikes Rates 25 Basis Points at March 2022 Meeting
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Starbucks' Founder Schultz Resumes Leadership Role as Chain Faces Challenges
The consumer is back. With March retail sales hitting multiyear highs, spending is back in style
Retail Sales Slowed Last Month as Inflation Takes Toll
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Suppliers' Prices Jump 10% Since Last Year, Level Off in 2022
China Closes Two Manufacturing Hubs as Covid-19 Cases Jump
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell Speaks at a Senate committee hearing.
Federal Reserve Interest Rate Hikes in Investors' Crosshairs
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Goldman Sachs Increases 2023 Recession Odds
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U.S. and Allies Place New Economic Costs on Russia
Google, Meta Ad Deal Subject of EU, UK Antitrust Probe
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Goldman, McDonald's Latest Companies to Exit Russia
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Inflation Hits New 40-Year High as War Pushes Oil, Commodities Higher
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Bumble's Buzz: Shares Soar 45% as Dating App Adds More Users
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SEC Proposes Mandatory Cybersecurity Disclosures
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Amazon Probe Sought at Justice Dept. for Potential Criminal Obstruction, Report Says
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Alphabet Announces $5.4 Billion Acquisition of Cybersecurity Firm Mandiant, Inc.
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U.S. and Allies Ban Imports of Russian Energy
U.S. Gas Prices Hit All-Time High
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Gasoline Prices Pointing to All-Time Highs
U.S. Gas Prices Rise 12 Cents In Past Week
Fuel Prices Reach 10-Year High as the U.S. Considers Russian Oil Ban
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For U.S. Investors, Realities of War and Inflation Outweigh Job Expansion
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Hiring Soars Past Expectations, Dropping Unemployment to 3.8%
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Jobless Claims Reach Lowest Level in 2022
Moody’s, like other credit rating agencies, has downgraded Russia’s sovereign debt rating to non-investment grade, but does this reflect Russia's economy?
Moody's Cuts Russia's Credit, Wheat Prices Soar, Powell Allays Investors' Fears
Fed Chair Jerome Powell
Market Wrap: Powell Sticks to Rate Hike, Ford Announces EV Move, AutoZone Soars
Fed Chair Jerome Powell Testifying Before the Senate Banking Committee
U.S. Halts Russian Flights as War Rages; Fed Sees Rate Hike This Month
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Stocks' Rout Deepens as Oil Soars, Russian Invasion Raises Recovery Worries
Federal Reserve Monetary Policy Divergence May Be Arriving
Federal Reserve Reports on Monetary Policy to Congress
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Major U.S. Indices Fell by 3% in February Amid Russia-Ukraine Conflict
Russian Oil Tanks
Ruble Plummets, Stocks Drop, and Fear Index Rises as Ceasefire Hopes Fade
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Stocks Fall as Fighting Continues and Sanctions Deepen; Talks Open at Border
The 6 Biggest Russian Banks
Russian Banks Threatened With Removal From SWIFT
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SEC Proposes Short Sale Disclosure Rule
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Despite a Breakdown in Diplomacy Talks, S&P, Nasdaq, and Dow Are Surging
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Russian Troops Advance on Kyiv as Talks in Belarus Are on the Table
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With War in Europe, Investors Flee Stocks, Seek Refuge in Gold, Bonds
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'Limited' Effects on U.S. Economy of Ukraine Conflict: Goldman Sachs
American consumers have more money to spend thanks to falling gas prices. Investing in Visa and MasterCard may give investors more money, too.
Inflation Tops Long List of Investors' Concerns, Survey Says
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Europe, U.S. Levy Range of Financial Sanctions Against Russia
Russian Invasion Sparks Stock Selloff, Oil and Gas Jump on Supply Worries
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Today's Market: Russian Troops Enter Ukraine, Meritor Surges 45%, Oil Hits $96
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Russia Tensions Soar as Shelling, War Rhetoric Increase; Investors Flee Stocks
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Russia-Ukraine Tension Continues; Meta Down 40% YTD; Nvidia, Tesla Continue to Drop
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Tesla and Nvidia Fall as Ukraine and Russia Trade Ceasefire Violations Accusations
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The Great Resignation's Impact on Inflation; Coinbase and the Crypto Bowl
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Consumer Sentiment Down Again in Early February 2022
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Stocks' Decline Steepens on Bullard Rate Comments, Inflation Data
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Inflation Hits 7.5%, 4--Year High, Pushing Stocks Lower
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Facebook Shares Pummeled, Sparking Broad Market Rout, Growth Worries
About Unemployment Taxes
Unemployment Insurance Claims Fall Again
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Stocks' Rout Continues as Rates and Russia Rattle Investors