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When will Fed Chair Janet Yellen pull the trigger?

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The Federal Reserve chief and her posse may close on a rate hike at this week's meeting.
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Remembering the late Van Miller, the former longtime voice of the Buffalo Bills.

http://hamrickisms.blogspot.com/2015/07/remembering-great-van-miller-from-my.html
I’ve experienced deep sadness upon hearing the news that the late, great Van Miller has passed away. It didn’t come as a surprise. His health had been in decline for some time. But I’m forced to focus on my pleasant memories ...
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Why you need to read the fine print in the June jobs report.

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/economics/read-the-fine-print-in-jobs-report/
The June jobs report offers less than meets the eye, despite falling unemployment.
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The shortened holiday week brings the government's latest jobs reading. Will it be worth celebrating?
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Guess who loses when taxpayers help pay for construction of new stadiums?

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/economics/why-taxpayers-lose-on-stadium-funding/?ic_id=News2
Government loves to support shiny new sports stadiums, but one expert says taxpayers should cry foul.
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This week's Federal Reserve meeting on interest rates isn't likely to live up to its recent hype. Find out the reasons.
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We find out this week whether an important economic sector is making the grade.
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How's your spending? A mid-year check of retail sales is due this week.

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/economics/lets-check-the-consumers-pulse/?ic_id=News1
This week brings a reading of shopper strength, plus a truly happy birthday.
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President Obama's move to provide OT pay to nearly 5 million Americans.

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/economics/obama-wants-to-spread-overtime-pay/
The president is proposing to raise the income threshold for workers eligible to earn overtime.
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Podcast from Bankrate: Trying to figure out what the Federal Reserve is telling us? Greg McBride and I translate. http://bit.ly/1d3EVz3 
Hear how to prepare your pocketbook for the Fed's approaching date with higher interest rates.
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A look at May retail sales: A surge in shopping.

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/economics/a-surge-of-shopping/
In another sign of an improving economy, the government says shoppers did their thing in May.
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