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The Week in Business: A Big Step for Infrastructure Spending

The Week in Business: A Big Step for Infrastructure Spending

The next step for the $1 trillion bipartisan bill is the House. And its future there is not guaranteed.

The Wedding Business Is Booming, a Short-Term Jolt to the Economy

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The Wedding Business Is Booming, a Short-Term Jolt to the Economy

Frantic caterers, $200,000 weekends: The wedding industry is on fire, bringing spending, and bottlenecks.

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One Number to Gauge Where the Economy Is Headed

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One Number to Gauge Where the Economy Is Headed

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note is often a reliable indicator of how Wall Street views the prospects of economic growth — especially when other data points send confusing signals.

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July C.P.I. Report: What to Expect

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July C.P.I. Report: What to Expect

The Labor Department will release the Consumer Price Index at 8:30 a.m., and Wall Street will be watching a few key categories.This post was originally published on this site

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Will the Pandemic Productivity Boom Last?

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Will the Pandemic Productivity Boom Last?

Fewer workers are making more stuff. If it lasts, that’s big news for the economy of the 2020s.This post was originally published on this site

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Wall Street Splashes Cash on Junior Bankers

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Wall Street Splashes Cash on Junior Bankers

A rise in starting salaries could help counter burnout but pandemic precautions might become a more important differentiator.

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Consumer Inflation Expectations Ticked Up, a Fed Survey Shows

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Consumer Inflation Expectations Ticked Up, a Fed Survey Shows

The rise in the longer-term price gauge was small, but it comes at a time when Fed officials are closely watching such metrics.

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Janet Yellen made another call on Congress to act on the debt limit.

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Janet Yellen made another call on Congress to act on the debt limit.

Ms. Yellen’s letter to Congress was her third warning. Last week, she told lawmakers that she was beginning to use extraordinary measures to delay a default.

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This Is a Terrible Time for Savers

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This Is a Terrible Time for Savers

In an upside-down world of financial markets, expected returns after inflation are at record lows.This post was originally published on this site

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The Week in Business: Here Come the Mandates

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The Week in Business: Here Come the Mandates

Governments and companies have started to require vaccines, a step they had been reluctant to take until recently.

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