That last-minute Valentine’s Day bouquet won’t be cheap
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This Valentine's Day, inflation is also running red hot. Supply chain disruptions are a part of rising prices. And that goes for flowers, too. Also, a major trade route between the U.S. and Canada is open to traffic once again after police cleared out those protesting Canada's COVID rules. Plus, consumers aren't feeling very confident about the economy. How does that affect spending? And, markets around the world start the week down on fears of Russia invading Ukraine.
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The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index is at a 10-year low. But consumer demand and savings remain high.
Key U.S.-Canada border crossing reopens after trucker blockade clears
Marketplace’s Nova Safo reports.
Global markets fall on increased tensions between Russia and Ukraine
The BBC’s Victoria Craig, host of the global edition of Marketplace Morning Report, has more.
Florists say they need to charge more because their costs have gone up.
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
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