Treasury yields rise with the Fed’s faster taper plans, omicron variant in focus

U.S. Treasury yields rose on Wednesday morning, amid investor concerns around the omicron variant and the Federal Reserve’s plans to potentially taper faster than expected. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note climbed 6 basis points to 1.5005% at

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Omicron Variant Could Inflame Inflationary Pressures, Fed Chair Warns

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the House Financial Services Committee during a hearing on the semi-annual Monetary Policy Report, February 11, 2020. (Leah Millis/Reuters) Chairman of the Federal Reserve Jerome Powell, recently nominated by President Biden to

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Biden Administration Imposes Travel Ban on Eight African Nations amid ‘Omicron’ Variant

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in an illustration released by the CDC in Atlanta, Ga., January 29, 2020. (Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/Handout via Reuters) Amid the discovery of the new highly infectious “Omicron” variant of the coronavirus, the

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160,000 music fans pour into SoCal’s Hard Summer festival in face of Delta variant surge

If music festivals are going to safely return this year, more fans should make appointments with Quynh Borkenhagen. Borkenhagen was the pharmacist running the free COVID-19 vaccine tent at this past weekend’s Hard Summer festival at the NOS Event Center

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