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Indicators of the Week: Markets Edition

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Fox News host Jeanine Pirro, shown here addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference in February 2017, has been placed at the center of a $1.6 billion defamation suit against Fox by Dominion Voting Systems over false claims of fraud in the 2020 presidential elections. MIKE THEILER/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Percy cashier Carla, who telecommutes from Nicaragua to Toronto, speaking with Planet Money host Amanda Aronczyk. Amanda Aronczyk/NPR hide caption

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Would you like a side of offshoring with that?

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To fully embrace electric vehicles, the auto industry must adjust its workforce

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Economists consider the tradeoffs of fighting inflation and killing economic growth

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SpaceX founder Elon Musk during a T-Mobile and SpaceX joint event on August 25, 2022 in Boca Chica Beach, Texas. Michael Gonzalez/Getty Images hide caption

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Texts released ahead of Twitter trial show Elon Musk assembling the deal

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eBay former Senior Director of Safety and Security James Baugh arrives for his sentencing in a cyber stalking case at Moakley Federal Court on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Boston. Lane Turner/AP hide caption

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Afghan money changers count banknotes at the currency exchange Sarayee Shahzada market in Kabul in 2015. Wakil Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The financial web connecting Afghanistan, the US, and Switzerland

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Britain's prime minister speaks up after being silent around sudden economy issues

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A commercial building sits empty Sept. 19 in Citrus Heights, Calif., northeast of Sacramento. Two new laws in California will let developers bypass local governments to build housing on commercial land. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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News brief: Hurricane Ian is downgraded, Baltic pipeline leaks, U.K. economic turmoil

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President Jimmy Carter signs an emergency natural gas legislation in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., in 1977. ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Memories of the 1970s haunt the Fed, pushing its aggressive rate moves

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After Frankie Cook's car accident on a wet road outside Rome, Ga., her father, Russell (right), got a lawyer's letter saying they owed a hospital emergency room more than $17,000 for scans and an exam to see if she had a concussion. Audra Melton for KHN hide caption

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They were turned away from urgent care. The reason? Their car insurance

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When it comes to fighting inflation, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has said, "We will keep at it until we are confident the job is done." Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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Financial markets are a mess around the world. Fingers are pointing at the Fed

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