Fed chair Powell says he’s ready to pick up the pace on interest rate hikes
Mar 22, 2022

Fed chair Powell says he’s ready to pick up the pace on interest rate hikes

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The state of inflation is at the point where the Fed could raise interest rates at a faster-than-expected speed if that's what's needed, according to Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve. The cruise industry, initially hit hard at the start of the pandemic, is starting to see the occasional wave of success as bans get lifted. The BBC reports on how electronic waste has become a new resource for the Royal Mint.

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The cruise industry is still riding the ups and downs of the pandemic

Mar 22, 2022
Consumer demand was strong for the holidays in late 2021, but then the omicron wave hit.
The early days of the pandemic were rough for the cruise line industry, and recovery is coming back in fits and starts.
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
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Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer