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A critical inflation report could be key in the week ahead as the Fed meets

A critical inflation report could be key in the week ahead as the Fed meets

The Federal Reserve’s policy meeting is the big event for the week ahead, but Tuesday’s consumer inflation report could have more influence on markets and even help set the central bank’s agenda. . The consumer price index is unlikely to have an impact on the Fed’s decision to raise rates by the widely expected half-percentage …

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Globally critical chip firm drives rift between US and Netherlands over China tech policy

Globally critical chip firm drives rift between US and Netherlands over China tech policy

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte speaks with US President Joe Biden. The United States pressured the Netherlands to block exports of high-tech semiconductor equipment to China. The Netherlands is home to ASML, one of the most important companies in the global semiconductor supply chain. Suzanne Walsh | AFP | Getty Images Washington has its sights …

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Russians grow increasingly critical as Putin's military operation drags on and sanctions take their toll |  CNN

Russians grow increasingly critical as Putin’s military operation drags on and sanctions take their toll | CNN

Moscow CNN — November and December are known as the most depressing months in Moscow. The days are short and dark, and the weather is too cold and wet to be outdoors much, but still too hot and rainy to enjoy the true Russian winter. This year, the sense of gloom is heightened by the …

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