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Biden administration presses unions, railroads to avoid shutdown

Biden administration presses unions, railroads to avoid shutdown

The United States Chamber of Commerce building is seen in Washington, D.C., U.S., May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Sept 12 (Reuters) – The Biden administration urged railroads and unions to reach a deal to avoid a railroad work stoppage, saying on Monday it would …

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Can you avoid that 6% mortgage rate? Here’s what pros think will happen next with mortgage rates

Can you avoid that 6% mortgage rate? Here’s what pros think will happen next with mortgage rates

What might mortgage rates look like this month? Getty Images This past week, average 30-year mortgage rates crossed the 6% mark — though many borrowers can still snag lower lower rates than that — after staying below that for most of July and August, Bankrate data revealed. So we asked pros: What will happen next? …

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Deadline to avoid a national rail strike which could cost economy $2 billion a day is near

Deadline to avoid a national rail strike which could cost economy $2 billion a day is near

A maintenance-of-way worker watches as an eastbound freight train passes by his track gang in Alva, Oklahoma. Bloomberg | Getty Images On the heels of the latest round of labor negotiations between the National Mediation Board, unions, and freight railroads, the Association of American Railroads has released a report projecting that the economic impact of …

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Why The Fed Can’t Avoid Hard Landing For The Economy

Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell, with his Aug. 26 Jackson Hole speech, ditched his optimism that policymakers can engineer a soft landing for the U.S. economy, skirting recession. The new goal: avoiding a major crash. X Powell signaled that the Fed will keep policy tighter for longer, grounding the economy to avoid turning the current …

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The Fed should go on vacation after this year's rate hikes to avoid the risk of overdoing its tightening efforts, BlackRock says

The Fed should go on vacation after this year’s rate hikes to avoid the risk of overdoing its tightening efforts, BlackRock says

The Fed is right to move quickly in raising rates but should pause after this year, BlackRock said Friday.  The Fed risks overdoing its tightening and unraveling economic progress since the pandemic. The Fed is expected to raise rates in September by at least 0.5% and as much as 0.75%.   Loading Something is loading. BlackRock, …

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Beijing plans three-tier data strategy to avoid US delistings

Beijing plans three-tier data strategy to avoid US delistings

China is preparing a system to sort US-listed Chinese companies into groups based on the sensitivity of the data they hold, in a potential concession by Beijing to try to stop American regulators from delisting hundreds of groups. The system is designed to bring some Chinese companies into compliance with US rules that require public …

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Avoid These 'Toll Fraud' Apps on Android

Avoid These ‘Toll Fraud’ Apps on Android

Photo: Stokkete (Shutterstock) Older Android phones are a known security risk, but recent research from Microsoft’s 365 Defender Research Team shows just how vulnerable the outdated devices are vulnerable to a serious form of malware known as “toll fraud.” Toll fraud malware hides in normal-looking apps, quietly signing up users for premium subscription services through …

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As Bear Market Intensifies, Avoid This Risk; Five Key Stocks

As Bear Market Intensifies, Avoid This Risk; Five Key Stocks

Dow Jones futures will open on Sunday evening, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The bear market intensified this past week, amid growing concerns that the Federal Reserve will be forced to drive the economy into a recession in order to rein in inflation. X With the major indexes plunging toward their pre-Covid …

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Summer air travel could be expensive and chaotic. Here's how to avoid trouble

Summer air travel could be expensive and chaotic. Here’s how to avoid trouble

Travelers queue up as they move through the north security checkpoint in the main terminal of Denver International Airport, Thursday, May 26, 2022. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption toggle caption David Zalubowski/AP Travelers queue up as they move through the north security checkpoint in the main terminal of Denver International Airport, Thursday, May 26, 2022. David …

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