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A faded copy of the New York Times sits by Mark Hamrick’s desk. The lead story is about a development that happened during the Iran-Contra Affair; President Ronald Reagan just named three to examin...
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No real surprises from the Federal Reserve. Why that's a good thing.

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/federal-reserve/the-fed-promises-to-take-it-slow/
Yeah, the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates, but it's nothing to be alarmed about.
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Is Apple Watch worthy of holiday gift-giving? Our mobile maven Mike Cetera weighs in on the question.

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/mobile-finance/is-the-apple-watch-a-good-gift/
Are the watch's drawbacks a deal breaker? Or are it's qualities such that you should consider buying an Apple Watch this holiday season?
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We asked economists about the biggest challenges facing the next president and Congress. Here's what they told us.

http://www.bankrate.com/finance/economics/economists-what-they-said-1215.aspx?ic_id=see_next_economists_survey_what_they_said_1215
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Here are a half-dozen things to be on the lookout for in Friday's employment report for October.
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How C-SPAN and the National Press Club made history together in 1980. Listen to this podcast featuring founder Brian Lamb.

http://www.press.org/news-multimedia/audio/cspan-founder-discusses-broadcasting-history-was-made-35-years-ago-npc
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A terrific honor!
Mark Hamrick, the Washington bureau chief for Bankrate.com, has received the Cosgrove Award from the National Press Club. The award is named for past president John Cosgrove, who is 96 is still a lively participant in Club activities. He was at the reception Wednesday evening where this award ...
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How members of the National Press Club are driving the effort to gain a wider audience in social media for the century-old organization.

http://www.press.org/news-multimedia/news/club-strengthens-social-media-presence-live-tweeting-events
The National Press Club has increased its number of Twitter followers from 9,000 to more than 12,000 over the last seven months, making substantial progress on one of the Club's highest priorities in 2015 -- strengthening its social-media presence. Live Tweeting of events has enabled the Club to become more prominent in the Twittersphere.
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Don't say Janet Yellen didn't warn you about the prospect of higher interest rates...

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/federal-reserve/more-signals-that-a-rate-hike-is-near/?ic_id=News1
New remarks from the Federal Reserve chief and a new report suggest that an increase in interest rates is on track.
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What's in store for the economy in 2016? Here's what our economist survey tells us.

http://www.bankrate.com/finance/economics/economic-survey-1215.aspx?ic_id=Top_Financial%20News%20Center_link_1
Bankrate's latest economic survey polled leading economists on the Federal Reserve, holiday spending, economic growth and more.
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This week's news is likely to show the housing market is cruising full steam ahead.
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The Labor Department's September jobs report shows weaker-than-expected hiring.
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