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Consumers are increasingly optimistic about the US economy |  CNN Business

Consumers are increasingly optimistic about the US economy | CNN Business

CNN — Consumer confidence rose for a second consecutive month in September, as moderation in gasoline prices and hope that inflationary pressures may ease helped boost the collective morale of the nation. The Conference Board reported on Tuesday that its benchmark index rose to 108 from a revised 103.6 in August, the highest since April. …

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Food prices are skyrocketing, and it's changed the way we eat |  CNN Business

Food prices are skyrocketing, and it’s changed the way we eat | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Lisa Altman prided herself on being able to eat whatever she wanted without worrying too much about the price. When she was growing up, seconds weren’t served and side dishes were rare. “My mom had a budget every week and she stuck to it,” she said. “As I got older …

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Opinion: Many have lost faith in the Fed.  Will he be able to regain our trust?  |  CNN Business

Opinion: Many have lost faith in the Fed. Will he be able to regain our trust? | CNN Business

Editor’s note: Mohamed A. El-Erian is President of Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, Renee Kerns Professor at the Wharton Business School, Senior Fellow at the Lauder Institute, and Advisor to Allianz and Gramercy. He sits on the boards of Barclays, NBER and Under Armour. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. This week, …

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