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Unemployment rates, inflation, GDP. Making sense of the most relevant economic indicators can be daunting. The Balance not only keeps you updated, but helps you understand what to watch for while navigating these uncertain times.
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Inflation Boosts Some Halloween Costs by 14% This Year
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The Balance Today: News You Need To Know on Sept. 30, 2022
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The Balance Today: News You Need To Know on Sept. 29, 2022