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The price of oil is approaching $100 a barrel for the first time in years.
Tuesday's producer price index shows a 25% monthly gain in lumber prices, but they could come down once supply increases.
The Great Resignation makes employers compete for workers. That boosts wages and then prices, a new paper from the Chicago Fed explains.
If a virus isn't eradicated, the threat of it never goes away. It may reappear as seasonal outbreaks, much like the flu.
The British government has threatened to freeze Russian oligarchs’ property in the U.K. if Russia invades Ukraine. Is the threat credible?
Like employers on the mainland, María Mercedes Grubb can't find enough help to keep her businesses open full time.