First the stock prices came down, and then the layoffs began.
While local government is far from the only entity that has power to reduce homelessness, there’s actually quite a bit it can do.
For the Federal Reserve, victory over inflation is a specific mark: core inflation rising around 2 percent, the point at which interest rate hikes and other tightening will be off the table. But for consumers, victory over inflation is far from clear.
One area where prices sharply increased was in some basic food staples. Egg prices rose 60 percent over the past year.
It may seem like Economics 101 - but the answers are complex, and very relevant as the new year begins.