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A look at the Fed’s long road ahead

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US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference in Washington, DC, on May 4, 2022.

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference in Washington, DC, on May 4, 2022. - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised the benchmark lending rate by a half percentage point in its ongoing effort to contain the highest inflation in four decades. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

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Limited abortion access could threaten women's role in the economy

by Stephanie Hughes May 4, 2022
The expected decision means more people will be forced to continue unplanned pregnancies, which can make it harder to find or keep a job.

Why Fed might not be too upset when stocks fall

by Sabri Ben-Achour May 4, 2022
All major indices are down for the year. That's probably something the Fed isn't all that mad about.
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Shanghai firms drift back to work but hurdles remain

by Jennifer Pak May 4, 2022
Shanghai is allowing a small number of firms to resume operations. In a heavily locked-down environment, many of them are finding it's not that easy.

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