Jenessa Islas-Parker

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What History Tells Us About This Week's Fed Interest Rate Hike

For all the hand-wringing and nervous forecasts, this week's Federal Reserve decision to raise interest rates may be a sign of better things to come.<p>History rarely repeats itself exactly. But a CNBC analysis of six rate-hike cycles over the last three decades shows that rising rates were often …

Cheeseburger Inflation! Why Restaurant Price Increases Are Outpacing Grocery Costs

More than ever, it pays to dine at home.<p>This may come as a surprise given the way that prices for eggs and a few other groceries have soared in 2015, …

How the Fed's rate hikes may impact Asia

While the Fed's rate raise was welcomed in Asia as a sign of strength, experts warn the impact may be much more severe by the end of next year, with …

Here's what 8 banks are saying about the US Fed rate hike

In a unanimous vote, the Federal Open Market Committee — the Fed's policy-setting group — agreed to raise the target range of the federal funds rate by 25 basis points to 0.25% to 0.50%, "given the economic outlook, and recognizing the time it takes for policy actions to affect future economic …

Minimum Wage Mandates Help Workers…into the Unemployment Line

As you can see from this interview, I get rather frustrated by the minimum wage debate. I’m baffled that some people don’t realize that jobs won’t be …

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Gov. Brown says drought concerns helped build support for water bond

An annual environmental summit at Lake Tahoe on Tuesday gave Gov.<p>Jerry Brownan opportunity for a victory lap on the new plan for a California water bond, which was approved by the Legislature last week.<p>"It's pretty extraordinary," he said while discussing the negotiations that led to …

The fragile geopolitics and economics of cheap oil

Telegraph View: The Saudi bid to drive down prices is boon to consumers, but a huge risk to the world<p>At the climate change summit in Paris at the weekend, delegates agreed on the goal of a carbon free future. For now, however, oil very much retains its power to shock, both positively and …

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