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Economists believe that inflation has peaked.  Main Street braces for more pain

Economists believe that inflation has peaked. Main Street braces for more pain

Shoppers are seen inside a Kroger supermarket on October 14, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. Elie Nouvelage | AFP | Getty Images More and more stock market participants and among the ranks of professional economists have rallied around the view that inflation has either peaked or is already in decline, but Main Street small business owners …

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Democratic lawmakers accuse big oil companies of 'greenwashing'

Democratic lawmakers accuse big oil companies of ‘greenwashing’

Gas prices are displayed at an Exxon gas station on July 29, 2022 in Houston, Texas. Exxon and Chevron posted record profits in the second quarter of 2022 as energy stocks have weakened in recent months. Brandon Bell | Getty Images On Friday, two Democratic lawmakers accused the largest oil companies in the United States …

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For the first time in his presidency, Biden's approval rating on Main Street rises

For the first time in his presidency, Biden’s approval rating on Main Street rises

It may not have risen much, and it’s off an all-time low, but for the first time during his presidency, Joe Biden’s approval rating on Main Street has gone up. After reaching an approval rating among small business owners of 31% during the third quarter of 2022, when inflation peaked, President Biden’s approval rating rose …

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For the first time in his presidency, Biden's approval rating on Main Street rises

For the first time in his presidency, Biden’s approval rating on Main Street rises

It may not have risen much, and it’s off an all-time low, but for the first time during his presidency, Joe Biden’s approval rating on Main Street has gone up. After reaching an approval rating among small business owners of 31% during the third quarter of 2022, when inflation peaked, President Biden’s approval rating rose …

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Yellen and Malerba become first female pair to sign US currency

Yellen and Malerba become first female pair to sign US currency

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen helped mark a milestone in United States history on Thursday when she held up a new $5 bill signed for the first time by two women. Yellen’s signature will appear alongside that of U.S. Treasurer Lynn Malerba, the first Native American in that position. Yellen joked …

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Turkey halts oil not subject to Russian sanctions, raising concerns over global energy market supply

Turkey halts oil not subject to Russian sanctions, raising concerns over global energy market supply

Cargo ships and ships pass through the Bosphorus Strait, a body of water connecting the Black Sea to the Sea of ​​Marmara and the Mediterranean Sea via Istanbul, Turkey. Above, the Russian-flagged Volga River Taganrog tanker cruises through the Bosphorus Strait in October 2022. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images Tankers full of Kazakh oil …

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Turkey halts oil not subject to Russian sanctions, raising concerns over global energy market supply

Turkey halts oil not subject to Russian sanctions, raising concerns over global energy market supply

Cargo ships and ships pass through the Bosphorus Strait, a body of water connecting the Black Sea to the Sea of ​​Marmara and the Mediterranean Sea via Istanbul, Turkey. Above, the Russian-flagged Volga River Taganrog tanker cruises through the Bosphorus Strait in October 2022. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images Tankers full of Kazakh oil …

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360,000 Student Borrowers Received $24 Billion in Remission of Civil Service Loan Remission Fix

360,000 Student Borrowers Received $24 Billion in Remission of Civil Service Loan Remission Fix

A smiling teacher reading an email on a computer in the classroom. Copy space. Skynesher | E+ | Getty Images In October 2021, the Biden administration announced a one-year opportunity for student borrowers seeking civil service loan forgiveness to get closer to the debt-free state. Signed into law by then-President George W. Bush in 2007, …

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Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried hit with campaign finance complaint over GOP 'dark' money

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried hit with campaign finance complaint over GOP ‘dark’ money

Sam Bankman-Fried, Founder and Managing Director of FTX Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange, during an interview on an episode of Bloomberg Wealth with David Rubenstein in New York, U.S., Wednesday August 17, 2022. Jeena Moon | Bloomberg | Getty Images An ethics watchdog group has asked the Federal Election Commission to investigate former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried …

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