(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Reserve left rates unchanged on Wednesday, delaying highly anticipated rate cuts that the central bank expects to make sometime this year.The fed funds rate remains between 5.25% and 5.5%"The Committee seeks to achieve maximum employment and inflation at the rate of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Washington, D.C., and Wall Street will closely watch an announcement from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday about whether to shift its benchmark interest rate.The move marks the first such decision since the Fed said last month that it expects to cut rates... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Consumer prices rose 3.4% in December compared to a year ago, accelerating markedly from the previous month and defying a smooth path down to normal levels, a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released on Thursday showed.The Federal Reserve stands... Read More.
(The Center Square) – An average annual increase of $65 in workers’ compensation premiums will be shared by employers and employees starting Jan. 1. ... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When the Federal Reserve recently signaled interest rate cuts next year, the stock market soared to record highs and analysts voiced sunny hopes of a "soft landing."Arriving less than a year before the presidential contest, the announcement raised a separate consideration:... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A Federal Reserve announcement rallied all three major stock indexes to one-year highs on Wednesday -- and the enthusiasm owed little to what the central bank actually did.In addition to pausing its benchmark interest rate, the Fed forecasted a series of rate... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Reserve will announce an interest rate decision on Wednesday, unveiling its latest policy move amid a near-historic series of rate hikes deployed to fight inflation.That string of rate increases has coincided with a cooldown of inflation but also has elevated... Read More.
(The Center Square) – Tuesday is Election Day in Washington state. Voters need to drop off their ballots or get them postmarked and mailed by 8 p.m. to... Read More.
Advertisers are readying their checkbooks for February's Super Bowl LVIII.A Paramount spokesperson told ABC Audio that CBS is "ahead of schedule" selling its ad spots for the big game; at $7 million for a 30-second ad, they're "virtually sold out."The big ad buy... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Infant mortality rates in the United States increased last year for the first time in two decades, according to new federal provisional data.For the report, published early Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Vital Statistics,... Read More.
(The Center Square) – Three out of four people on Thursday morning testified against the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries' proposal for an overall average rate... Read More.