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U.S. fiscal policy is undermining the Fed’s efforts to fight inflation

Inflation remains the top issue on investors’ minds, with many trying to determine when the relentless rise in prices will stop and whether the Federal Reserve’s aggressive interest rate hikes to try to halt the spiral will engineer a so-called soft-landing for the economy — or, instead, send us into a deep recession. Indeed, your …

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Central banks will fail to tame inflation without better fiscal policy, study says

The exterior of the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building is seen in Washington, D.C., U.S., June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterJACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 27 (Reuters) – Central banks will fail to control inflation and could even push price growth higher unless governments start playing their …

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Alibaba (BABA) earnings fiscal Q1 June quarter

Alibaba has faced growth challenges amid regulatory tightening on China’s domestic technology sector and a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy. But analysts think the e-commerce giant’s growth could pick up through the rest of 2022.Kuang Da | Jiemian News | VCG | Getty ImagesAlibaba reported fiscal first-quarter earnings on Thursday that beat expectations, sending …

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