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Wholesale prices unchanged in November as energy prices cool

U.S. wholesale prices were unchanged in November as the rise in energy costs slowed following a big gain in the previous month. The Labor Department said the flat reading in November on its producer price index, which measures inflation pressures ...

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Wholesale prices unchanged in November as energy prices cool

U.S. wholesale prices were unchanged in November as the rise in energy costs slowed following a big gain in the previous month. The Labor Department said the flat reading in November on its producer price index, which measures inflation pressures ...

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Fed’s odd dilemma: Low unemployment but pressure to do more

With the nation’s unemployment rate at its lowest point since human beings first walked on the moon, you might expect the Federal Reserve to be raising interest rates to keep the economy from overheating and igniting inflation. That’s what the ...

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Fed’s odd dilemma: Low unemployment but pressure to do more

With the nation’s unemployment rate at its lowest point since human beings first walked on the moon, you might expect the Federal Reserve to be raising interest rates to keep the economy from overheating and igniting inflation. That’s what the ...

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Plentiful jobs but slow growth: 10 facts about the economic expansion

Ten straight years of growth. Unemployment at a five-decade low. Higher wages for the poorest workers. The economic expansion that just became America’s longest on record didn’t produce an especially fast pace of growth. It didn’t narrow the vast gap ...

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Plentiful jobs but slow growth: 10 facts about the economic expansion

Ten straight years of growth. Unemployment at a five-decade low. Higher wages for the poorest workers. The economic expansion that just became America’s longest on record didn’t produce an especially fast pace of growth. It didn’t narrow the vast gap ...

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