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Inflation ahead? Even a top economist says it’s complicated

WASHINGTON — Two months of sharply rising prices have raised concerns that record-high government financial aid and the Federal Reserve’s ultra-low interest rate policies...

US economy: Plenty of growth, not enough workers or supplies

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy is sparking confusion and whiplash almost as fast as it’s adding jobs. ...

Choppy jobs recovery could mean bumpy economic rebound

April's catastrophic jobs report is a sign that while the U.S. economy continues its post-pandemic recovery, the road ahead will be bumpy. ...

EXPLAINER: Why are fears of high inflation getting worse?

WASHINGTON — Gas prices are rising. Auto prices are soaring. Consumer goods companies are charging more for household basics like toilet paper, peanut butter...

Powell’s high-stakes bet: More jobs but only mild inflation

WASHINGTON — With employers hiring, consumers spending and companies raising some prices, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is embarking on a high-stakes gamble. ...

This Week: Consumer confidence, Fed meeting, Amazon earns

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: ...