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Retailers are worried that inflation and fear of a potential recession will impact holiday spending.
As many central banks raise interest rates, the Bank of Japan is keeping them low to prop up the economy. That leads to a depreciated currency.
Biden authorized the release of crude from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to boost supply and ease gas prices after Russia invaded Ukraine.
School districts big and small are increasingly popular targets for ransomware attacks.
“It's meant to illustrate the vanity of human pretensions,” says Karl Aquino of the University of British Columbia.
“We'd like to think that we're responsible for high demand but it's really the weather," says Al Rose of Red Apple Farm.