Fed says it could begin ‘gradual tapering process’ by mid-November

Fed says it could begin ‘gradual tapering process’ by mid-November

October 14, 2021 Elroy Buresh 0

Federal Reserve officials could begin reducing the extraordinary help they’ve been providing to the economy by as soon as mid-November, according to minutes from the central bank’s September meeting released Wednesday.The meeting summary indicated members feel the Fed has come close to reaching its economic goals and soon could begin normalizing policy by reducing the…

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona says Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is wrong to ban Covid vaccine mandates

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona says Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is wrong to ban Covid vaccine mandates

October 14, 2021 Dion Ramage 0

Greg Abbott, governor of Texas, speaks during a news conference in Mission, Texas, on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021.Sergio Flores | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesU.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said that he disagrees with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s move to ban nearly any coronavirus vaccine mandates in the state.That’s because the move will affect children in…