Kara Murphy

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Jun
21
Inflation Update: Understanding Recent Trends and Future Implications
Inflation Update: Understanding Recent Trends and Future Implications
  In this week’s Money with Murphy, Kara delves into the complexities of inflation, examining its recent trends and future implications. Two years ago, prices...
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Jun
12
Infrastructure: The Unsung Hero of the Global Economy
Infrastructure: The Unsung Hero of the Global Economy
What’s behind the global push to upgrade infrastructure?   Old age and economic costs: Many of the roads, railways, bridges, power plants and other critical assets...
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May
8
Money with Murphy – Job Market Jigsaw: Putting the Pieces Together
Money with Murphy – Job Market Jigsaw: Putting the Pieces Together
Last week, we got the first evidence in months that the job market is weakening. In April, 175,000 new jobs were created. That level of...
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May
1
Markets in a Minute: The Over/Under on Housing
Markets in a Minute: The Over/Under on Housing
The Over/Under on Housing   If you’ve bought a house in the past four years, then you know how difficult it has been to navigate...
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Apr
25
Money with Murphy – Gold: Peak or Possibilities?
Money with Murphy – Gold: Peak or Possibilities?
From Cleopatra’s attempts to use alchemy to turn lead into gold, to California’s gold rush that drew hundreds of thousands of fortune seekers, gold has...
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Apr
17
Higher Ground: First Quarter Market Review and Outlook
Higher Ground: First Quarter Market Review and Outlook
Takeaways ·         The U.S. economy continued to show resilience despite elevated inflation and high interest rates, dampening expectations of interest-rate cuts ·         The broad stock...
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Apr
10
Money with Murphy: Q1 Market Review
Money with Murphy: Q1 Market Review
In the first quarter of this year, the S&P 500 had an impressive start, ending the quarter up over 10%, its strongest first quarter since...
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Apr
3
Money with Murphy: Gas Prices on the Rise
Money with Murphy: Gas Prices on the Rise
Since the beginning of the year, the average price of a gallon of gas in the US has jumped 14%, denting many consumers’ wallets and...
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Mar
28
Markets in a Minute: Inflation and the Fed
Markets in a Minute: Inflation and the Fed
Last week, the Federal Reserve announced no change to interest rates and threw water on any hopes for a rate cut at its next meeting...
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Mar
20
Markets in a Minute: Japan’s Transition Out of the Lost Decades
Markets in a Minute: Japan’s Transition Out of the Lost Decades
Why Hike Now?: Wages For most of the last 30 years, prices in Japan have grown at a rate below 2%. Then, like many countries...
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