General inflation is easing, but the prices of some food items are not going down anytime soon. And the reasons are largely out of the Federal Reserve’s control. The consumer Read more
Food-aid programs for low-income Americans hang in the balance — with Senate results still too close to call
The midterm election results will have far-reaching effects, including on low-income Americans. The reauthorization of the Farm Bill in 2023 may depend on the results of Tuesday’s elections, said Elaine Read more
‘Turkey is non-negotiable’: Americans refuse to skip Thanksgiving turkey in favor of cheaper alternatives, despite soaring food prices
Americans are clipping their wings, but not cutting them out of Thanksgiving. Half of those planning to host Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 24 have already purchased their turkey, according to Read more
A majority of Americans want to live in a place with strong gun-control laws and IRS should brace for ‘broad and deep’ scrutiny if Republicans win midterm elections. Here’s why every taxpayer should care.
Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. A majority of Americans want to live in a place with strong gun-control laws: Redfin poll A new survey reveals what’s on voters’ Read more
What can I do to improve my salary? Am I being paid fairly? In a strong jobs market, here’s how to push for a pay raise.
On Friday, the economy added a surprisingly robust 261,000 new jobs in October, underpinning the strength of a labor market that the Federal Reserve worries will still stoke high inflation. Read more
Americans consider side gigs as a way to fight inflation
Do you feel like you need to take on a second job to keep up with rising prices? If so, you’re not alone. The cost of living rose 8.2% in Read more
Fidelity launches waitlist to offer crypto trading to retail investors and why aren’t more financial products meeting the needs of Latinos in the U.S.?
Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Fidelity launches waitlist to offer crypto trading to retail investors Fidelity Crypto has opened up an early access waitlist for retail investors who Read more
What the latest Federal Reserve interest-rate increase means for your holiday spending plans and Instagram influencer Jay Mazini pleads guilty to running $8 million Ponzi scheme and crypto scam
Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Instagram influencer Jay Mazini pleads guilty to running $8 million Ponzi scheme and crypto scam Mazini, whose real name is Jebara Igbara, amassed Read more
5 questions to ask your financial adviser right now about inflation
Eurozone inflation soared to 10.7% in October compared to a year ago, the highest in the currency’s 23-year history. Inflation in the U.S. was 8.2% in September, still hovering at Read more
How Russia’s war in Ukraine helped the FBI crack one of the biggest cybercrime cases in years and Americans are finally ready for a big family Thanksgiving celebration, but the cost might be hard to swallow
Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. How Russia’s war in Ukraine helped the FBI crack one of the biggest cybercrime cases in years Investigators nabbed a key figure behind Read more