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War-fueled inflation is felt more keenly in developing countries

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People shop at a stall in a public market in el-Arish city, in the northern Sinai Peninsula, on March 20, 2022.

People shop at a stall in a public market in el-Arish city, in the northern Sinai Peninsula, on March 20, 2022. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP) (Photo by KHALED DESOUKI/AFP via Getty Images) Khaled Desouki/AFP via Getty Images

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The Weekly Wrap

Marketplace host Kimberly Adams speaks with the Washington Post’s Catherine Rampell and ADP’s Nela Richardson about the minutes from the latest meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, mortgage rates and employment.

Global food prices reach all-time high

by Stephanie Hughes Apr 8, 2022
The United Nations’ index of global food prices rose 12.6% in March, increasing the risk of hunger in the developing world.

Europe sanctions Russian coal but not oil and gas

by Lily Jamali Apr 8, 2022
Experts say the EU should look into further energy sanctions while cold weather is not a pressing concern.

Low wages and high costs clash in the home health care crisis for aging Americans

by Kimberly Adams and Anais Amin Apr 8, 2022
“We've never invested in the ability of families to afford the care that they need,” says Ai-jen Poo of the National Domestic Workers Alliance.
My Economy

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by Anais Amin Apr 8, 2022
"Planning safaris in Africa are my absolute favorite," says Sarah Fazendin, founder of Videre Travel.

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