Employers are raising wages, but inflation’s still biting
Jan 3, 2023

Employers are raising wages, but inflation’s still biting

New reports from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta found that employers are continuing to raise wages in a tight labor market. Inflation, however, is complicating matters. Also, a look at why the frequency of corporate dealmaking -- which includes IPOs and mergers -- slowed in 2022. And, we sat down with Dina Temple-Raston, host of the podcast "Click Here," to talk about the rise of ransomware and malware attacks last year. 

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Why corporate dealmaking plummeted in 2022

Jan 3, 2023
A number of factors — the falling stock market, the war in Ukraine and rising interest rates — created uncertainty for companies that wanted to go public in 2022.
A slumping stock market is among the reasons companies refrained from going public last year.
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Cybercriminals had a good 2022

What’s driving the increase in ransomware attacks.
Ransomware attacks jumped in 2022. Criminal hackers made more money, started renting out malware and often targeted schools.
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The team

Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jarrett Dang Digital Producer (gone fishing)
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Katie Barnfield Producer, BBC
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC