Low Prices, Weak Hiring Raise Odds Of Fed Action

The U.S. job market is flagging, and consumer prices are barely rising. The picture sketched by data released Thursday has made some economists predict the Federal Reserve will announce some new step next week to boost the economy.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The job market is flagging, and consumer prices are barely rising. The picture presented by data released Thursday is leading some economists to predict that the Federal Reserve will announce some new step next week to revive the economy.
    06/14/2012 - 5:11 pm | View Link
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  • Low prices, weak hiring raise odds of Fed action
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market is flagging, and consumer prices are barely rising. The picture sketched by data released Thursday has made some economists predict the Federal Reserve will announce some new step next week to boost the economy.
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