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  • Jumoke Balks At Former FUSE Workers' Push For Unemployment

    Jumoke Balks At Former FUSE Workers' Push For Unemployment
    HARTFORD — At least a dozen former FUSE employees, including embattled CEO Michael M. Sharpe, have applied for unemployment benefits and named the government-subsidized Jumoke Academy charter school as their former employer.
  • U.S. economy grows at 4% annual rate in second quarter

    U.S. economy grows at 4% annual rate in second quarter
    The economy's strong second-quarter growth showed the recovery has regained momentum after a brutal winter and could signal a quicker end to the era of rock-bottom interest rates. The nation's total economic output, or gross domestic product,...

    Fed nods to firmer prices yet still focused on labor weakness

    Fed nods to firmer prices yet still focused on labor weakness
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday reaffirmed it was in no rush to raise interest rates, even as it upgraded its assessment of the U.S. economy and expressed some comfort that inflation was moving up toward its target. After a two-...

    Fed to widen Main St/Wall St gap: James Saft

    (Reuters) - (James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own) The Federal Reserve carried on its merry tapering on Wednesday, and though the accompanying statement was probably rightly viewed as dovish it signals a potential...

    Fed stays course on policy but acknowledges rising inflation

    Despite the economic rebound and sharp drop in the unemployment rate recently, Federal Reserve officials still see considerable weakness in the labor market and remain very cautious about moving away from their easy-money policy. The Fed, in a statement...