The Fed failed to control inflation

As resilient as it had been before Wednesday, the S&P 500 encountered selling pressure on Friday, including the top performing tech sector. Bullard’s comments on “inflation surprise” and the first rate hike before the end of 2022 – are they full of hot air, testing the waters before the cut …

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A daring journey to innovation in a VUCA world

June 21, 2021 7 minutes to read Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. The Covid-19 pandemic persistent effects across societies and economies are disrupting long-held simplifying models and assumptions about our complex world. We feel like we are in a state of perpetual imbalance and seeking stability and …

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June 17, 2021 in numbers

Here’s a look at Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, and Jubilee Day, in numbers: 46 713 850 – Black or African American (a single race or in combination) in the United States as of 2019, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimate. 500,000 – Estimated number …

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CT prepares for free phone calls behind bars

A now vacant block at Osborn Correctional Institute in Somers. (Archive photo by Christine Stuart) With Governor Ned Lamont’s stroke of the pen on Wednesday, Connecticut was on track to become the first state in the country to provide free phone calls to incarcerated people and their families. The passage …

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