Month: November 2021

Our unhealthy obsession with tracking packages

There’s a child-like joy that comes with ordering something online– whether it be clothes or kitchen gadgets. We sit anxiously refreshing the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx pages to see when our items will arrive, and we become overly excited, hopeful and anxious. But why? According to Owen O’Kane, a psychotherapist and author of “Ten to Zen: Ten Minutes a Day to a Calmer, Happier […]
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Walmart, Kroger, Amazon probed by FTC

Happy Tuesday, Daily Money readers. Jayme Deerwester back with you, trying to hold on to that Thanksgiving vacation zen for just a little while longer. Are you getting fed up with empty shelves and higher prices at the grocery store? So is the Federal Trade Commission, which on Monday ordered Walmart, Amazon and Kroger to turn […]
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Economy could take moderate hit from COVID variant

Omicron variant: Economy could take moderate hit from COVID variant News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion The omicron coronavirus variant could have a moderate impact on the U.S. economy next year as it hurts consumer spending and worsens labor shortages and supply chain bottlenecks, intensifying already-high inflation, top economists say. It’s too early […]
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Fed may speed up scale-back of bond stimulus

WASHINGTON – Chair Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the Federal Reserve will consider acting more quickly to dial back its ultra-low-interest rate policies to counter higher inflation, which Powell acknowledged will likely persist well into next year. The Fed is currently reducing its monthly bond purchases, which are intended to lower longer-term borrowing costs, at […]
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Economy could take moderate hit from COVID variant

Omicron variant: Economy could take moderate hit from COVID variant News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion The omicron coronavirus variant could have a moderate impact on the U.S. economy next year as it hurts consumer spending and worsens labor shortages and supply chain bottlenecks, intensifying already-high inflation, top economists say. It’s too early […]
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Economy could take moderate hit from COVID variant

Omicron variant: Economy could take moderate hit from COVID variant News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion The omicron COVID-19 variant could have a moderate impact on the U.S. economy next year as it hurts consumer spending and worsens labor shortages and supply-chain bottlenecks, intensifying already-high inflation, top economists say. It’s too early to […]
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Our unhealthy obsession with tracking packages

There’s a child-like joy that comes with ordering something online– whether it be clothes or kitchen gadgets. We sit anxiously refreshing the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx pages to see when our items will arrive, and we become overly excited, hopeful and anxious. But why? According to Owen O’Kane, a psychotherapist and author of “Ten to Zen: Ten Minutes a Day to a Calmer, Happier […]
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Economy could take moderate hit from COVID variant

Omicron variant: Economy could take moderate hit from COVID variant News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion The omicron COVID-19 variant could have a moderate impact on the U.S. economy next year as it hurts consumer spending and worsens labor shortages and supply-chain bottlenecks, intensifying already-high inflation, top economists say. It’s too early to […]
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Amazon, Walmart, more asked about higher prices, empty shelves by FTC

The Federal Trade Commission said Monday that it is investigating the causes behind ongoing supply chain disruptions and how they are “causing serious and ongoing hardships for consumers and harming competition in the U.S. economy.” The FTC said it is ordering Walmart, Amazon, Kroger, other large wholesalers and suppliers including Procter & Gamble Co., Tyson Foods and […]
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