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Disappointing U.S. data has  traders considering possibility of a half-point Fed rate hike in September

Disappointing U.S. data has traders considering possibility of a half-point Fed rate hike in September

In the blink of an eye on Tuesday, the U.S. bond market’s focus shifted back toward fears of an unexpectedly sharp economic slowdown and away from persistently high inflation over the bulk of the trading day. That sentiment shift occurred after data showed U.S. new home sales plunged in July to the lowest level in …

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Google's CEO Reportedly Calls for ‘Simplicity Sprint’ as Employees Fear Possibility of Layoffs

Google’s CEO Reportedly Calls for ‘Simplicity Sprint’ as Employees Fear Possibility of Layoffs

Photo: Staff (Getty Images) Google CEO Sundar Pichai is reportedly calling on his staff to implement a “Simplicity Sprint” initiative meant to crowdsource employee ideas around product development, drive up efficiency and, “get better results faster.” The proposal comes on the heels of a hiring freeze and a series of worrying emails that has some …

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Markets are now bracing for the possibility of bigger Fed interest rate hikes ahead

Markets are now bracing for the possibility of bigger Fed interest rate hikes ahead

As inflation climbs to new 40-year highs, expectations for interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve are escalating as well. With the rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee scheduled to hold a policy meeting this week , markets are ramping up their bets on the way things will go, particularly in the months ahead. There’s still …

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