And you thought inflation was hot for consumers
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U.S. producer prices surged in June, stoking investors' concerns about the nature of the inflation. Plus, what we know so far about the Democrats' $3.5 trillion spending proposal; the response from China to Treasury Secretary Yellen's recent characterization of its "economic practices" as "unfair"; and how the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) is working to encourage unbanked American households to open accounts — the effort is connected to the expanded child tax credit, which starts this week.
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Prices paid by producers, wholesale prices, are soaring
"It's echoing investors' fears that inflation is here to stay," says Susan Schmidt, head of U.S. equities at Aviva Investors.
Democrats' proposed $3.5 trillion spending package
Marketplace's Marielle Segarra on what we know so far.
The Chinese response to Janet Yellen on "unfair economic practices"
Jennifer Pak, Marketplace's China correspondent, reports from Shanghai.
A disproportionate number of Black and Latinx Americans don’t have bank accounts. Studies show they could be losing money.
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