Supply bottlenecks, labor shortages slowed US growth, says Fed

Supply bottlenecks, labor shortages slowed US growth, says Fed

This post was originally published on this site Supply bottlenecks and labor shortages have slowed US economic growth and contributed to a sharp rise in prices, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. The constraints and shortage of goods caused “significantly elevated prices” in most areas of the country, the Fed said...

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The supply chain fiasco

The supply chain fiasco

Supply chain issues are making it harder to fill shelves and get a variety of products into the hands of consumers. Here’s what you need to know.

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Tight Labor Market Keeping Jobless Claims in Check

Tight Labor Market Keeping Jobless Claims in Check

This post was originally published on this siteEconomists estimate unemployment applications fell to near a pandemic low.

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Inflation Likely Stayed High in September

Inflation Likely Stayed High in September

This post was originally published on this siteEconomists estimate inflation rose 5.3% in September from a year earlier as pandemic-related shortages of labor and materials continued to push up prices.

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