The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released new inflation data Friday for wholesale prices with a 0.3 percent rise in November, part of a 7.4 percent increase in the previous 12 months
In any other time, the jobs news that came down on Dec. 2, 2022, would be reason for cheer.
The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in November, more than economists expected.
Farmers borrow short term money up front every year to pay for inputs and operating expenses. At harvest time when they sell their crops, they pay back their operating notes.
Retailers are gearing up for another blockbuster holiday shopping season, but consumers burned by the highest inflation in a generation may have other ideas.
Holiday shoppers this week have no shortage of options with Small Business Saturday being observed November 26.
Newly released federal data show the economy created more jobs than expected but unemployment rose in October.
With days to go before the midterm elections, rural voters are worried about the present, pessimistic about the future, and prepared to vote the way they have in the past, according to the Daily Yonder Rural Poll.
There is wide agreement among economists and market observers that the Federal Reserve's aggressive interest rate hikeswill cause economic growth to grind to a halt, leading to a recession.
Soaring inflation is the top issue for a lot of voters heading into the midterms, with most saying Republicans would do a better job of handling the problem.