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The Fed’s gonna do what the Fed’s gonna do

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It's a big week for Jay Powell and the Fed. Alex Wong/ Getty Images

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No need for FOMC FOMO

Today, we'll dig into the highlights of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting.

The statistic Fed Chair Powell uses to keep an eye out for wage inflation

by Mitchell Hartman Jan 26, 2022
The central bank will scrutinize the employment cost index for 2021’s fourth quarter for signs that rising pay could fuel rising prices.

Germany sees a gas pipeline under the Baltic as a commercial project. Russia may see it as a leverage.

by Andy Uhler Jan 26, 2022
The Nord Stream 2 pipeline would get Russian gas to Germany without going through Ukraine.

Federal Reserve considers pros and cons of digital currency

by Matt Levin Jan 26, 2022
Here's how you'd buy a Mountain Dew and a Slim Jim with digital cash.

As more people seek recreation outdoors, backcountry rescues are on the rise

by Madelyn Beck Jan 26, 2022
Many volunteer rescue groups had an increase in calls last year.

Hawaiian boat tour owner is "carefully rebuilding" after tsunami damage

by Kai Ryssdal and Andie Corban Jan 26, 2022
Sea Quest Hawaii's business was already down 30% from omicron when the tsunami caused $100,000 in damage to its office.

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3 on E Vulfpeck, Antwaun Stanley
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Uncle ACE Blood Orange
The Journey Tom Misch
Ooh Wee (feat. Ghostface Killah, Nate Dogg, Trife & Saigon) Mark Ronson, Ghostface Killah, Nate Dogg, Trife, Saigon

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