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May 10 2023
Packers Drew Interest From 7-Time All-Pro Superstar: Report
The Green Bay Packers historically haven’t been a landing spot for top free agents, but one of the greatest defensive players in NFL history nearly chose to play for the historic franchise during the 2021 offseason. That offseason, the Houston Texans parted ways with J.J. Watt after an iconic career with the AFC franchise, helping turn them into a playoff contender. While Watt eventually wentHeavy.com
May 04 2023
The Federal Reserve raises rates again. It is still not enough.
Op-ed views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author. The Federal Reserve just announced they raised the Federal Funds rate by another 25 basis points. That is the tenth increase since March 2022. While the Fed has a goal to bring inflation down to 2%, they were somewhat unsure about raising rates further. Higher rates reduce the value of previously purchased government bonds,Bizpac Review
Aug 03 2022
As Interest Rates Continue to Rise, Available U.S. Jobs Are Drying Up
The number of job openings in the U.S. dropped to 10.7 million in June from 11.3 million the previous month, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report released today (August 2). The monthly decline in is the steepest since April 2020, and openings were at their lowest level in nine months.The Observer (New York)
Oct 03 2022
U.N. Calls On Fed, Other Central Banks to Halt Interest-Rate Increases
The Federal Reserve and other central banks risk pushing the global economy into recession followed by prolonged stagnation if they keep raising interest rates, a United Nations agency said Monday.
The warning comes amid growing unease about the haste with which the Fed and its counterparts are raising borrowing costs to contain surging inflation. India’s central bank Friday said thatWall Street Journal (News)
May 03 2023
Federal Reserve Raises Rates, Signals Potential Pause
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is set to answer questions at a news conference after the rate-decision announcement. WASHINGTON—The Federal Reserve approved another quarter-percentage-point interest-rate rise and signaled it could be done lifting rates after that. The decision Wednesday marked the Fed’s tenth consecutive rate increase aimed at battling inflation and will bring itsWall Street Journal (News)
Jul 27 2022
What the Fed's latest interest-rate hike means for your money
The Federal Reserve is again using its most potent weapon in trying to douse the hottest inflation in 40 years: interest rate hikes. But the central bank's move Wednesday to further raise borrowing costs means consumers and businesses are grappling with back-to-back increases of three-quarters of percentage point — a double-barrel monetary blast that could make a big impact on your financesCBS News (Online)
Apr 25 2023
Four persons of interest identified in Texas post-prom shooting
An investigation launched by the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office in Texas identified four persons of interest involved in a shooting at an after-prom party that left 11 wounded. About 250 teens from Jasper and Kirbyville were celebrating after both schools had proms Saturday night, Sheriff Mitchel Newman said Tuesday. Officials initially thought nine people had been injured in a shooting thatNew York Daily News
Dec 14 2022
Fed slows interest rate increases with 50-basis-point hike, but signals more to come
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points, slowing its campaign to cool the economy amid early signs that stubbornly high inflation is finally starting to ease.
The widely expected move puts the key benchmark federal funds rate at a range of 4.25% to 4.5%, the highest since 2007, from near-zero in March. It marks the seventh consecutive rateFox Business
May 23 2023
Biden claims NOT having X-rated books is a civil-rights violation
The Department of Education (DOE) concluded an investigation into a Georgia school district Friday, arguing that the removal of several books containing pornographic material “created a hostile environment” for LGBTQ and non-white authors and readers, according to a letter. The DOE’s Office of Civil Rights launched an investigation into the Forsyth County School District (FCSD) after aWND
May 16 2023