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Just how likely is a “soft landing”?

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The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building is seen through fencing in Washington, DC, on April 13, 2022.

The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building is seen through fencing in Washington, DC, on April 13, 2022. Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

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Russia cuts off gas exports to Poland and Bulgaria

by Lily Jamali Apr 27, 2022
The economic showdown between Russia and the EU enters a new phase

Can the Fed lower inflation without getting the economy into a recession?

by Kai Ryssdal , Anais Amin and Sean McHenry Apr 27, 2022
"A look at the record shows that the Fed often stumbles in its efforts to save the day," says Ben White, chief economic correspondent at Politico.

Inflation hits teachers hard

by Stephanie Hughes Apr 27, 2022
Their salaries, most negotiated for years at a time, haven't kept up with sharply rising prices.

Rolling back degree requirements expands the pipeline for tech

by Meghan McCarty Carino Apr 27, 2022
Hiring based on skills rather than degrees is more labor intensive.

Banks are pushing more business loans. Some business owners aren’t sure they want them.

by Justin Ho Apr 27, 2022
In the words of one business owner: "Why would I want to go into any type of expansion?"

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Counting Stars Nujabes
Passionfruit Drake
Never Catch Me Flying Lotus, Kendrick Lamar
A Matterapat Dr. Lonnie Smith

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