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Vital Signs: cautious on rates, strong on climate action - meet Lael Brainard, Biden's new pick for The Fed

3 days ago

Brainard has been pushing the US Federal Reserve to consider exposure to climate change in its regulation and analysis of banks.The term of the Trump-appointed vice chair Richard Clarida was also set to expire, and he was caught up...

TSA screeners face vaccine deadline with up to 40% lacking shots

1 week ago

As many as 40% of U.S. airport security screeners haven’t been vaccinated for COVID-19 as an immunization deadline for federal employees and the busy holiday travel season converge.There are 271 active coronavirus cases among agency employees and more than...

National Tax Program renewal supports UniSA students and the community to navigate the complex taxation system

1 week ago

The University of South Australia will continue to offer free taxation advice to the community thanks to the extension of the National Tax Clinic program.The Tax Clinic is staffed by students under the supervision of a Registered Tax Agent....

Vital Signs: Chill, this week's news on wages points to anything but hyperinflation

1 week ago

True wages growth, and true price growth, is probably less than the official figures suggest – meaning there’s no need for alarm about inflation in Australia.US underlying inflationUS consumer price index for all urban consumers, all items less food...

Business leader's warning of "seismic" change

1 week ago

Bevan Slattery, Kate Vidgen and Tom Seymour at Bond University’s Titans of Industry forumThe world is experiencing its highest level of volatility in a century, and Australians need to prepare themselves for “seismic” regulatory change, according to one of the...

Are Australians ready to break up with casual work?

1 week ago

Levels of casual work availability might be rising, but are workers willing to come back?​But as the potential casual hours of work flood back onto the market for jobs with high rates of casualisation, like hospitality and retail, employers...

Here's why groceries keep getting more expensive

2 weeks ago

Eggs were 11.6% more expensive in October than a year ago, chicken cost 8.8% more, cereal was 5% more expensive, and baby food prices grew 7.9% annually.The producer-price index, which measures the price manufacturers receive for their goods and...

Joe Biden: Why inflation is a political nightmare for the President

2 weeks ago

(CNN) Joe Biden's next political nightmare is inflation , a force that can destroy family budgets and political careers and is being driven by domestic and global factors tough for a president to quickly fix.The White House has sometimes...

US food banks struggle to feed hungry amid surging prices

2 weeks ago

Justin Sullivan | Getty ImagesThe consumer price index is expected to have risen nearly 6% in October, the most in three decades."We've got some unusual distortions with used car prices, airfares going up and hotel room rates rising," she...

Consumer prices likely surged last month at their fastest pace in about 30 years

2 weeks ago

Justin Sullivan | Getty ImagesThe consumer price index is expected to have risen nearly 6% in October, the most in three decades."We've got some unusual distortions with used car prices, airfares going up and hotel room rates rising," she...

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Vital Signs: cautious on rates, strong on climate action - meet Lael Brainard, Biden's new pick for The Fed