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"These are not normal times"
The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates by three-quarters of a point. "Marketplace" host Kai Ryssdal unpacks the news from today’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting.
Hire more workers or do less business — the options aren't great.
While ad revenue growth is slowing down, experts don't see a decline coming.
When inflation raged decades ago, some marketers saw it as an opportunity. Now, the money-saving pitch is more subtle.
In some markets, sellers can no longer bet on multiple offers and quick deals, and buyers can afford to be pickier.
"We're wondering what this next crop year brings," said Brian Duncan. "But farmers are price takers, and that puts us in a really tough spot."