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561 02/22/2018: Remember when banking was boring?2018-02-22 15:00:00
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562 02/21/2018: "Substantial underlying economic momentum"2018-02-21 15:00:00
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563 02/20/2018: Gaze into the future with us2018-02-20 15:00:00
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564 02/19/18: Life after a mass shooting2018-02-19 17:45:45
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565 02/16/2018: This was supposed to be infrastructure week2018-02-16 14:43:50
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566 02/15/2018: There's a lot we don't know about gun violence, and that's intentional2018-02-15 15:00:00
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567 02/14/2018: The cost of uncertainty at the White House2018-02-14 15:00:00
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568 02/13/2018: Brace for inflation2018-02-13 15:00:00
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569 02/12/2018: The federal budget doesn't work the way you think it does2018-02-12 15:00:00
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570 02/09/2018: We made it.2018-02-09 15:00:00
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571 02/08/2018: It's a correction, folks2018-02-08 15:00:00
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572 02/07/2018: We have a budget deal! (Kind of!)2018-02-07 15:00:00
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573 02/06/2018: Let's talk about market volatility2018-02-06 15:00:00
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574 02/05/2018: Take a deep breath2018-02-05 15:00:00
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575 02/02/2018: Markets go down, too (and that's OK)2018-02-02 15:00:00
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576 02/01/2018: Unintended consequences2018-02-01 15:00:00
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577 01/31/2018: Yellen's last ride2018-01-31 06:00:00
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01/31/2018: Yellen's last ride

Janet Yellen presided over the Federal Open Market Committee meeting for the last time as chair today. As expected, the committee left interest rates alone for now, but signaled that hikes could come later this year if inflation picks up. That depends on wages, which we learned today are up 2.8 percent year over year. That's not great, but it's the best number we've seen since early 2015. We'll talk about that, plus the latest homeownership figures. Then: After tragedies like the shooting at a Kentucky high school last week, people and companies open their wallets to provide aid. After the mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas last October, people donated more than $22 million. There are government programs, too, but deciding how to divvy up the money is becoming an unfortunately common challenge for communities. Plus, we'll recap last night's State of the Union address.…read more

578 01/30/2018: Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon and Jeff Bezos walk into a bar ...2018-01-30 15:00:00
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579 01/29/2018: The State of the Economy2018-01-29 15:00:00
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580 01/26/2018: Is net neutrality a state right?2018-01-26 15:00:00
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