Fed Officials Discussed Slowing Interest Rate Increases ‘Soon’

Federal Reserve officials agreed at their November meeting that it would soon be appropriate to slow interest rate increases, minutes from the gathering showed, as they shifted their emphasis toward…

Are the Federal Reserve’s Rate Increases Working?

Economists at Goldman Sachs estimate that the Fed’s preferred inflation gauge, stripping out food and fuel costs, will slow to 2.9 percent by next December from 5.1 percent today. That…

Legalizing recreational cannabis increases use, research finds

Researchers interviewed 3,421 participants who were sampled from the University of Colorado Boulder Center for Antisocial Drug Dependence and the Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research in Minneapolis about…

Pay growth and prices picked up, keeping the Fed on track for rate increases.

Wages, prices and consumer spending all continued to climb, the latest government data showed Friday — fresh evidence that the economy remains resilient amid fear of a recession, but also…

What Fed Rate Increases Mean for Mortgages, Credit Cards and More

As the Federal Reserve has lifted its key interest rate, Americans have seen the effects on both sides of the household ledger: Savers benefit from higher yields, but borrowers pay…

As 1/6 Hearings Approach DHS Issues New Warning About Increases In Calls For Violence From Domestic Extremists

The DHS issued a new warning that calls for violence by domestic violent extremists would increase as we head into the mid-term elections. DHS Warns About Calls For Violence From…

Starbucks Plans Wage Increases That Won’t Apply to Unionized Workers

Starbucks announced Tuesday that it was raising pay and expanding training at corporate-owned locations in the United States. But it said the changes would not apply to the recently unionized…

A Fed governor says the latest inflation data reaffirms the case for big rate increases.

Christopher J. Waller, one of the Federal Reserve’s governors in Washington, said on Wednesday that recent economic data suggests that the central bank should raise interest rates by more than…

Cash Aid to Poor Mothers Increases Brain Activity in Babies, Study Finds

The question of whether cash aid helps or hurts children is central to social policy. Progressives argue that poor children need an income floor, citing research that shows even brief…

As Unemployment Falls, Interest Rate Increases Creep Nearer

New data showing that the unemployment rate is falling and wages are rising is expected to cement — and maybe even hasten — the Federal Reserve’s plan to begin raising…