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Omicron could delay rate rise, says Bank of England ratesetter Michael Saunders

The Times/The Sunday Times 04 Dec 2021
... he may need more time to assess how the Omicron variant will affect the economy before deciding whether to vote for an interest rate rise this month.
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Qatar - Hedge funds zero in on Fed and inflation bets as rates rise

MENA FN 04 Dec 2021
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The betting window is open in the fixed-income market as hedge funds and other traders hunt for mispriced risk heading into 2022 – whether it's predictions for accelerating ... .
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Health Officials Urge Vaccination & Boosters As COVID-19 Rate Rises, Omicron Arrives In Maryland

CBS Sports 04 Dec 2021
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — With COVID-19 cases on the rise once again in Maryland, families are rolling up their sleeves to make sure they’re protected. “It feels really good to have our whole family vaccinated,” said Alison SullivanREAD MORE. Maryland Has Three Confirmed Cases Of The Omicron Variant Of COVID-19, Hogan Says ... .
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Coronavirus infection rates in Italy on the rise

Sina 04 Dec 2021
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Daily Mortgage Rates End Week Trending Down | December 4 & 5, 2021

The Grand Island Independent 04 Dec 2021
Looking ahead, experts believe interest rates will rise more in 2021, but modestly ... While mortgage rates are likely to rise this year, experts say the increase won’t happen overnight and it won’t be a dramatic jump. Rates should stay near historically low levels through the first half of the year, rising slightly later in the year.
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With higher rates on the horizon, Some pandemic-favorite stocks are suffering

Live Mint 04 Dec 2021
When rates rise, those future cash flows become worth less today in the calculations frequently used to assign a value to a stock ... “If the Fed tapers and rates are rising, then you’re likely to have a more discerning stock market," said Jay Hatfield, chief executive and portfolio manager at Infrastructure Capital Advisors.
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Suze Orman Says This Is the Only Asset Class That Has a Track Record of Beating Inflation — So Don't Give Up on It Just Yet

Yahoo Daily News 04 Dec 2021
When interest rates rise, bank assets like bonds and loans tend to climb higher than their liabilities such as deposits ... a defensive business that can provide plenty of portfolio protection — especially since insurers typically earn better returns on their “float” when rates rise.
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The Weekly Wrap: FED Chair Powell Delivered Dollar Support amidst a Hectic Economic Calendar

FX Empire 04 Dec 2021
Rising consumer prices and new COVID-19 cases weighed, with the CB Consumer Confidence Index falling from 111.6 to 109.5 ... While the rise was modest, the unemployment rate fell from 4.6% to 4.2%. This was in spite of the participation rate increasing from 61.6% to 61.8% ... Employment figures were also upbeat, with employment rising by 153.7k in November.
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NBA 2K22 Player Ratings: See Who Rose And Fell In Latest Update

Gamespot 04 Dec 2021
The newest player ratings update for NBA 2K22 has arrived, with many players seeing their ratings rise or fall based on how they have performed in the real NBA.
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Service-sector growth skyrockets

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 04 Dec 2021
That is a historically low jobless rate though still above the pre-pandemic level of 3.5% ... "We suspect this survey is overstating the outlook for the services sector, particularly as rising coronavirus infection rates in the Northwest and Midwest will weigh on high-contact services activity over the winter," said Paul Ashworth, chief U.S.
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New Hampshire leads nation in new COVID cases

Union Leader 04 Dec 2021
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New Hampshire's current cases are more than double the national rate of 26 new cases per 100,000.� ... Some school districts are also reporting a rise in cases since Thanksgiving ... Cases are rising across New England this week, though new case rates are lower in the other five New England states.
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Lower oil prices to counter Omicron fears; yet rupee to remain subdued

The Times of India 04 Dec 2021
Besides, rising trade deficit along with fears of US tapering measures are likely to hamper any appreciation move ... "Rising trade deficit and taper had it's toll on rupee ... "Next week, we have RBI policy and a likely tightening by raising the reverse repo rate may limit any rise in USDINR spot.
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Rishi Sunak insults our intelligence by attempting to style himself as a ‘low-tax Tory’

The Independent 04 Dec 2021
... they keep more of their benefit as their earnings rise ... It may be a welcome policy change – although it is no substitute for the temporary rise in the basic rate of universal credit, which applied to people both in and out of work and which has now ended – but it is not a tax cut.
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Covid-19: Infections remain high in NI but fewer inpatients

BBC News 04 Dec 2021
Cases and infection rates. Northern Ireland's number of positive cases - and therefore its infection rate - remains high. We have the highest infection rate in the UK - still by quite some margin ... With the rising infection rate a few months ago, we started to see more and more people in hospital with Covid-19.
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Growth in U.S. service sector reaches new heights in November

News-Press Now 04 Dec 2021
That is a historically low jobless rate though still above the pre-pandemic level of 3.5% ... "We suspect this survey is overstating the outlook for the services sector, particularly as rising coronavirus infection rates in the Northwest and Midwest will weight on high-contact services activity over the winter," said Paul Ashworth, chief U.S.
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