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Today is the eve of Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s speech, where he’s expected to lay out the current economic landscape and offer hints as to what the Fed might do with it in a couple of weeks. For more, we talk with Karen Petrou of Federal Financial Analytics. The BBC examines China’s renewed focus on vaccines as it deals with uproar over its zero-COVID restrictions.
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