The cryptocurrency exchange FTX fell from a multibillion-dollar company to bankruptcy in less than a week.
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Even though some traditional financial firms parked millions in the bankrupt company – once valued at $30 billion – the impact of FTX’s spectacular crash is limited to crypto investors
Voters cast their ballots in Madison, Wisc., on Nov. 8, 2022, as numerous close races draw to a close.
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Some election results will take days or longer to materialize – but on election night, a panel of scholars offer initial takeaways on mail-in voting, how to win an election and voter suppression.
Mortgages can haunt homeowners.
With 30-year fixed rates hitting a 20-year high of 7%, a finance scholar explains where these life-altering loans originated.
Staving off both recession and a financial crisis may take more than a hope and a prayer.
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The Fed is also beginning to reduce its massive balance sheet, which is beginning to cause disruptions in the $24 trillion Treasury market.
Do students’ views of people with different beliefs really change on campus?
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College can be a time to interact with people with different worldviews, but meaningful exchanges often require intent.
The Fed has a mandate that keeps its focus on the U.S.
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The Fed’s recent rate hikes are contributing to higher prices and growing recession risks around the world, yet there are good reasons why the US central bank has to keep its focus domestic.
It can take more than just big outdoor signs to encourage people to vote.
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When election officials share voting information on social media, voters benefit – and so does democracy.
Parents take different approaches to raising their kids.
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In some regions of the country, mothers and fathers have different approaches than their counterparts in other regions.
Those stiff, painful spots can take up to two weeks to go away on their own.
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Researchers are still trying to figure out exactly what happens within muscle to create knots, also known as myofascial trigger points. But they do know some ways you can avoid or alleviate them.
England player Rachel Daly celebrates after the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022.
We can build on the tournament to raise the profile of women’s sport.
The way heat and humidity affect people depends on factors like the weather that’s typical where they are.
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After the announcement of President Biden’s heat initiative, The Conversation revisits stories on high summer temperatures and human health.
Fears that the U.S. is in recession are growing.
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The US economy shrank for a second straight quarter. While some call that a recession or a strong sign of one, a financial economist explains why the term probably doesn’t yet apply.
Wall Street is following Fed rate hike news with rapt attention.
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The Fed raised interest rates the most in nearly three decades to fight stubborn inflation. A finance expert explains what’s happening, the risks and what it means for consumers.
Les punaises de lit, un fléau en recrudescence partout sur la planète…
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Les punaises de lit sont universellement détestées. Insidieuses, difficiles à chasser, elles provoquent nombre de désagréments, physiques comme moraux… Le point sur ces dégâts et comment les éviter.
Dozens of bed bugs and their eggs and fecal material on a metal bed frame.
Bed bugs are pretty much universally reviled. But a public health entomologist explains how – while potentially traumatizing to deal with – they aren’t likely to make you sick.
A student listens to a U.S. history lesson in a New Mexico classroom.
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From the founding of the U.S., public schools were seen as a key way to develop an informed, active citizenry. Social studies educators struggle to achieve that goal today.
Cette sensation de fourmis n'est pas agréable mais n'a rien de dangereux.
On ressent souvent ces picotements pendant lesquels on a du mal à se déplacer. Heureusement, ce n’est pas grave.
Tracking changes in net wealth is one of the best ways to see who benefited from economic growth.
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Most of the gains went to the richest Americans, but almost everyone saw an improvement in terms of net wealth.
Common hazel dispersing pollen in early spring.
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Pollen brings seasonal misery to millions of Americans, but it serves a critical purpose: fertilizing many kinds of plants, including food crops.
Barcelona’s Aitana Bonmati (L) celebrates with teammates during the UEFA Women’s Champions League quarter final.
Watching big events, like the Olympics, on television was a key route into fandom.