Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

The Fed continues raising interest rates to fight inflation

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke about the economy and job market Wednesday. The Fed has been raising interest rates to fight inflation, but critics say this could push some out of work.

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Inflation won't win Thanksgiving: Here's NPR's plan to help you save on a meal

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Turkey, stuffing, pie — it's all way more expensive this year. But you don't have to let inflation spoil your meal, if you're willing to get creative.

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Consumer prices in October were 7.7% higher than a year ago

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Consumer prices in October were 7.7% higher than a year ago. That's a slower pace of inflation than in September and it triggered a rally on Wall Street.

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Stock market surges after inflation report shows the pain of high prices may ease

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Stocks experienced their biggest rally in two years after a report that inflation is currently running at 7.7%.

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Rising prices are on the menu for Thanksgiving, with inflation currently at 7.7%

Thursday, November 10, 2022

With Thanksgiving just two weeks away, food and family are on many people's minds. But turkey and travel will carry a hefty price tag this year. The annual inflation rate in October was 7.7%.

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Inflation is top issue in this week's midterms

Monday, November 07, 2022

Rising prices are a top concern for voters in this year's midterm elections, outpacing abortion, crime and defending democracy. Prices in September were up 8.2% from a year ago.

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U.S. employers added 261 thousand jobs last month, but job growth has slowed

Friday, November 04, 2022

U.S. employers added 261 thousand jobs last month — more than forecasters expected. But job growth has slowed from earlier in the year, and that slowdown could help ease upward pressure on inflation.

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U.S. hiring cooled slightly in October. That could help to ease inflation

Friday, November 04, 2022

Hiring slowed modestly in October, as employers added 261,000 jobs. That might take some of the upward pressure off inflation.

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What's next for the Fed after efforts to fight inflation with higher interest rates

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell talked with reporters about the central bank's latest effort to fight inflation with higher interest rates and what the Fed is likely to do next.

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The Fed orders another jumbo interest rate hike. Many are wondering what's next

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by another 0.75 percentage points Wednesday, as part of its ongoing effort to fight inflation. The big question is, what happens next.

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The U.S. economy rebounded in July, August and September

Thursday, October 27, 2022

A new report on gross domestic product shows the U.S. economy rebounded in July, August and September after six months of negative growth. But the economy still faces challenges like high inflation.

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New GDP report shows an economic turnaround, but don't be fooled

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Thursday's GDP report shows the U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 2.6% in July, August and September, after shrinking in the first half of the year.

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Americans are concerned about their economy, and the global economic outlook is worse

Friday, October 21, 2022

Inflation and fears of a recession are dominating headlines in the U.S., and a series of global crises means that the economic outlook is even more precarious in some other parts of the world.

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U.S. factories emerge as a strong point in a weakening economy

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Factories have added 467,000 jobs in the last 12 months, as production jumped to its highest level since 2008. But manufacturing remains a much smaller slice of the U.S. economy than it used to be.

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Factory employment is back to pre-pandemic levels, but will it continue to rebound?

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

U.S. factories ramped up production, adding 22-thousand workers in September. Factory employment is back to pre-pandemic levels, but it's not likely to rebound to what it was in the last century.

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Due to inflation, Social Security recipients will get a cost-of-living adjustment

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Inflation remained high last month, with consumer prices rising 8.2% in September from a year earlier. To keep pace with inflation, Social Security recipients will get a cost-of-living adjustment.

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Inflation in September was 8.2%. That means retirees will get an 8.7% raise next year

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Retirees and others who rely on Social Security will see a large boost in benefits next year. The average benefit will increase by $141 per month, to keep pace with high inflation.

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This years Nobel Prize in economics was awarded for work on preventing bank runs

Monday, October 10, 2022

Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics, along with economists Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig for their work on bank runs and how to prevent them.

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Ben Bernanke among 3 American winners of Nobel Prize in economics

Monday, October 10, 2022

Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke and two academic economists — Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig — share this year's Nobel Prize in economics for their work on bank runs.

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3 economists win Nobel Prize in economic sciences for work on banks, financial crises

Monday, October 10, 2022

The Nobel panel at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm has announced the winners for the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences are Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig.

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