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Ahead of Lunar New Year, Thailand’s poor feel sting of inflation

Pork prices have jumped 40 percent since the start of the year amid a perfect storm of swine flu and rising oil prices. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2022/1/26/ahead-of-lunar-new-year-thailands-poor-feel-sting-of-inflation…

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Big Weed is on the brink of scoring big political wins. So where are they?

Marijuana advocates are stuck in the weeds. Cannabis policy has never had a rosier outlook on Capitol Hill: Democrats control both Congress and the White…

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70,000 Americans Getting a Raise as Biden Admin Unveils $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Workers

The Biden administration has raised the minimum wage for federal employees to $15 an hour, a move that lifts the pay of almost 70,000 workers,…

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The Federal Reserve is open to creating a digital dollar

The Federal Reserve finally released a much-delayed paper yesterday opining on the pros and cons of developing its own central bank digital currency (CBDC), but…

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The high cost of bringing down inflation

Suppose the Federal Reserve had perfect foresight last year, and set out to keep inflation at its 2% target anyway — despite supply disruptions and…

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Tax season nightmare ahead for understaffed IRS

The IRS will start accepting 2021 tax returns in less than a week, and the filing delays and administrative headaches to come might eclipse last…

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Cost of masks and tests deepens a pandemic wedge between the haves and the have-nots

In recent weeks, Americans have discovered that the financial costs of the pandemic — masks, rapid tests and more — are increasingly falling on their…

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Corporate America’s incredibly profitable pandemic

Data: S&P Dow Jones Indices; Chart: Thomas Oide/Axios Companies are about to blast out a blizzard of quarterly profit and sales numbers over the next…

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More than 30 million families to lose child tax credit checks starting this weekend

Millions of families this weekend will stop receiving monthly child tax payments for the first time in months after Congress failed to pass an extension…

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US inflation jumped 7% in December as prices rise at rates unseen in decades

December is the seventh consecutive month in which inflation topped 5%, a blow to the Biden administration and Federal Reserve The price of goods and…

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Momentum builds to ban lawmakers from trading stocks

Some progressive Democrats and MAGA Republicans are uniting on a proposal to ban sitting lawmakers from trading individual stocks, although it’s unlikely that leadership will…

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Treasury begins distribution of quarter featuring poet, activist Maya Angelou

The U.S. Mint has begun rolling out quarters which feature writer, poet and activist Maya Angelou, the first Black woman to appear on the coin….

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Refund Delays? Treasury Says IRS Faces “Enormous Challenges”

Could your tax refund check be delayed? Representatives from the Treasury Department told journalists on Monday that the Internal Revenue Service faces “enormous challenges” in…

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How Important Is Cost Per Page When Buying a Printer?

The high cost of running and owning a printer has become part of the zeitgeist at this point. You can measure exactly how much printing…

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Venmo, PayPal and Zelle must report $600+ in transactions to IRS

As of Jan. 1, mobile payment apps like Venmo, PayPal, Zelle and Cash App are required to report commercial transactions totaling more than $600 a…

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OPEC+ sticks with plan to gradually boost output, despite Omicron

OPEC+ agreed to adhere to its previous decision to increase oil production by 400,000 barrels a day in February. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2022/1/4/opec-sticks-with-plan-to-gradually-boost-output-despite-omicron Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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China Evergrande shares suspended after order to demolish 39 buldings

More woes for property giant as it is told to tear down the buildings in the lavish Ocean Flower Island development in Hainan province Shares…

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White House announces $1B plan to address increases in meat prices

The White House on Monday announced plans aimed at addressing rising prices for meat and poultry, including setting aside $1 billion for smaller producers.The Biden…

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Powerball jackpot is at $522M after no ticket matches New Year’s Day drawing

Powerball’s top prize of more than half a billion dollars remains up for grabs after the New Year’s Day drawing failed to produce an overall…

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Powerball jackpot climbs to $500M for New Year’s Day drawing

Powerball’s top prize winner has the chance to start the New Year off with a big bang worth about half a billion dollars. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/powerball-jackpot-climbs-500m-new-years-day-drawing-rcna10586…

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United Airlines offers triple pay to pilots amid travel chaos

United Airlines said Friday that it will offer triple pay to pilots who pick up extra flights as bad weather and the omicron variant continue…

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Many surprise medical bills are now illegal

Effective today, federal law bans many types of out-of-network medical bills and puts the onus on doctors and health insurance companies to resolve their payment…

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