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Thursday, June 13, 2024 | Back issues
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Russians shrug off sanctions on dollar, euro trading

While the move could result in more volatility and increased inflation, ordinary Russians have been coping with restrictions for several years. "We don't need dollars or euros," a 36-year-old engineer said.

Overnight stays in Europe rose in 2024’s first quarter

Foreign visitors composed the majority of growth, and overnight stays have surpassed pre-pandemic figures.

Conflicting economic reports have experts in a tizzy regarding Fed’s next move

Muddled employment data and divergent opinions on when the Federal Reserve will start cutting interest rates caused equities to tread water while bond yields rocketed up.

Beating expectations again, jobs report drives home robust labor market

The monthly jobs report once again eclipsed expert predictions on U.S. employment, even with downward revisions to past months.

Illinois governor signs $53.1 billion state budget

State lawmakers pulled an all-nighter last week before approving the budget for Governor J.B. Pritzker's signature.

Wall Street sours over lack of 2024 interest rate cuts

Before the year began, many analysts had predicted at least two interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve. Due to stubborn inflation, some now believe the Fed may not cut rates at all — a prospect that's ruffling investors.