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Faced with setbacks, Vladimir Putin makes his biggest bet yet in Ukraine

Faced with setbacks, Vladimir Putin makes his biggest bet yet in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech at a ceremony on Wednesday. In separate remarks, Putin said Russia would mobilize additional troops to fight in Ukraine and he expressed support for referendums in parts of Ukraine on joining Russia. Ilya Pitalev/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ilya Pitalev/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images Russian President …

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Markets brace for key inflation data next week.  Analysts say they expect a "reflex" gain if the CPI falls, but don't bet on the Fed to pivot at its next meeting.

Markets brace for key inflation data next week. Analysts say they expect a “reflex” gain if the CPI falls, but don’t bet on the Fed to pivot at its next meeting.

Cooling inflation in August could fuel hopes that the Fed will scale back its next rate hike. Headline inflation could ease to a still-warm 8.1%, and equities could rebound if below. But the Fed still has a long way to go to bring inflation back to the 2% target. Loading Something is loading. The upcoming …

Markets brace for key inflation data next week. Analysts say they expect a “reflex” gain if the CPI falls, but don’t bet on the Fed to pivot at its next meeting. Read More »