Soundbites

Region: United States

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jobless puzzle pieces

The four-week moving average of claims, a less-volatile measure, fell by 5,500 applications to 228,250

Kansas City Fed

Jeffrey Schmid replaces Esther George, who retired in January

Five star rating

New rating, AA+, is still considered well into investment grade

Roller coaster food basket

Weakening inflation suggests the Fed may be able to achieve a difficult ``soft landing'' for the economy

IRS tax

Agency appears to be making a case for sustained funding as it tries to avert budget cuts

Business chart with glowing arrows and world map

New rules increase minimum liquidity requirements and prohibit "gates"

Inflation causing price rising up, overvalued stock or funds, consumer purchasing power reducing concept, air balloon tied with product price tag flying high rising up in the sky.

Inflation rate falls to an annualized rate of 3% in June with easing prices for gasoline, airline fares, used cars and groceries

Federal Reserve

Process of getting inflation back down to 2% has "a long way to go,'' Fed chairman says

Interest rate uncertain

Signals there could be two more hikes this year

Now hiring sign

Unemployment rate rose to 3.7% in May, up from a five-decade low of 3.4% in April