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Jerome H. Powell, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
Fed Raises Rates By 75 Basis Points in July 2022
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EEOC Issues Report On Women In STEM Jobs In Government
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The New York City Recovery Index: June 20
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Employment Rises by 428,000 in April 2022
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Fed Raises Rates 50 Basis Points at May 2022 Meeting
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Markets Expect 50-Basis-Point Fed Rate Hike in May 2022
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Consumer Sentiment Closes April 2022 Up From March
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Jobless Claims Fall in Week Ending April 23, 2022
Fed Chair Jerome Powell speaks at the National Association for Business Economics.
Powell: '50 Basis Points on the Table at May Meeting'
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Jobless Claims Down in Week Ending April 16, 2022
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Existing-Home Sales Dip by 2.7% in March 2022
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Housing Starts Edge Upward in March 2022
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Homebuilders See Weaker Market in Early April 2022
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Consumer Sentiment Rebounds in Early April 2022
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Jobless Claims Up 10.8% in Week Ending April 9, 2022
Producer Price Index up trend
Producer Prices Up 1.4% in March, 11.2% Over 12 Months
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Inflation Jumps Again in March 2022
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Inflation Expectations Hit New High, NY Fed Reports
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Unemployment Claims Drop in Week Ending April 2, 2022
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Employment Rises by 431,000 in March 2022
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New Unemployment Weekly Claims Increase
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Consumer Sentiment Down Marginally in Late March 2022
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New Unemployment Weekly Claims Lowest Since 1969
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Sales of Existing Homes Fall by 7.2% in February 2022
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A Potential U.S. Oil Deal with Venezuela Faces Hurdles
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New Unemployment Claims Lowest Since December 2021
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Housing Starts Surge in February 2022
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Housing Market Dips in Early March 2022
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Producer Prices Surge by 10.0% Over Past 12 Months
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Consumers Expect to Spend More, NY Fed Reports
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Markets Expect 25-Basis-Point Fed Rate Hike in March 2022
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Consumer Sentiment Hits New Low in Early March 2022
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New Unemployment Claims Up 5.1% to Begin March 2022
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Inflation Accelerates Again in February 2022
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The Economic Impact of Brownfields and Superfund Cleanup Sites
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The Economic Impact of Coastal Erosion
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Employment Surges by 678,000 in February 2022
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Continuing Unemployment Claims at 52-Year Low
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Consumer Sentiment Up Slightly in Late February 2022
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Continuing Unemployment Insurance Claims Reach Lowest Level Since 1970
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Sales of Existing Homes Surge by 6.7% in January 2022
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Unemployment Insurance Claims Surge Upward
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Housing Starts Dip in January 2022
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Housing Market Roughly Stable in February 2022
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Producer Price Inflation Rises in January 2022
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Inflation Expectations Decline, NY Fed Reports
Ports Await Possibly Radioactive Ships From Japan
Consumer Sentiment Falls Again in January 2022
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Economy Grew More Than Expected in Fourth Quarter; Stocks Jump
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Unemployment Insurance Claims Dip
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell Holds News Conference After Federal Open Market Committee Meeting
Fed Keeps Tapering Schedule, Concerned About Inflation
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Unemployment Insurance Claims Rise
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Consumer Sentiment Dips in January 2022
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Jobless Claims Jump More than Expected; Stocks Advance
Fed Chair Jerome Powell Testifying Before the Senate Banking Committee
Powell Calls High Inflation 'Severe Threat'
Consumer Prices Continue To Rise, Accelerating At Fastest Pace In Over A Decade
Consumer Price Inflation Still Brisk in December 2021
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Inflation Expectations Stabilize, NY Fed Reports
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New Regional Federal Reserve Bank Chairs Named for 2022
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell Holds News Conference After Federal Open Market Committee Meeting
Fed Will Double Pace of Tapering
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Consumer Price Increase Biggest Since 1982
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Powell Warns of Economic Threats From Omicron Variant