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Thursday, January 27, 2022 3:20 PM ET

CBS News - Business

Many stores expect to offer free N95 masks this week -- For most Americans, getting their hands on the higher quality masks will require some patience.

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Interest rates are set to rise. Here's how that will affect consumers. -- Americans will soon face a double whammy: high inflation combined with pricier loans and credit card debt.

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"Meme stocks" have returned to Earth - and to a changed market -- Although stocks embraced on social media last year have nosed down, Wall Street pros say they've changed the investment game.

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What's going on at FBI-raided testing company? -- State prosecutors allege COVID test samples were stuffed in trash bags strewn across an office floor. -- Jan 25

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School wrongly gave scholarships to 58 students. Now it's making it right. -- Central Michigan University is blaming a technical error for mistakenly telling the students they'd been awarded a full ride.

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Congress is giving billions to carbon-capture technology. Will it work? -- About $17B will build technology that can reduce emissions. But some worry it's being hijacked to keep U.S. burning fossil fuels. -- Jan 25

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Tesla halts new models in 2022, citing chip shortages -- That means yet another delay for the Cybertruck pickup, which was originally scheduled to go on sale last year.

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Unemployment claims fall for the first time in a month -- The job market remains tight as the U.S. economy expands at its fastest pace since 1984.

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Fed appears poised for rate increase in March -- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said decisions on how often and by how much the rate increases this year have not been made.

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What's behind the push for a fourth stimulus check -- IRS has distributed almost 170 million payments. But hardship remains widespread as the Omicron variant spreads.

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Dolly Parton's southern-style cake mixes sell out -- As of Wednesday, all the products were sold out online. On its website, Duncan Hines says the products will soon be available in retailers.

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IRS warns some CTC letters may have incorrect information -- The issue could create tax refund delays for parents if they rely on faulty information to complete their tax returns. -- Jan 25

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Man left paralyzed by violent crash suing Uber for $63 million -- Will Good, 31, wants rideshare companies to be held accountable for their drivers' actions. Uber is among companies maintain their drivers are independent contractors.

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Stocks dip after Fed signals it's set to hike interest rates -- Economists expect the Federal Reserve to start lifting rates as soon as its next meeting in March.

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Picasso heirs launch NFTs of ceramic work by famed artist -- "We're trying to build a bridge between the NFT world and the fine art world,"the famed artist's great-grandson said. -- Jan 26

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2,750 PEOPLE HAVE MORE WEALTH THAN HALF THE PLANET: REPORT -- Inequality during the pandemic has swelled to the highest level in over a century, new economic data show. -- Dec 7, 2021

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Labor shortage is biggest challenge for small businesses -- Labor shortages, the Omicron variant and supply chain issues pose significant challenges to small businesses.

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Bringing equity to the VC funding process - New data released by Crunchbase shows that only 2.2% of all venture funding went to female-founded startups in the first eight months of this year. Deena Shakir, partner at Lux Capital, joins CBSN to discuss what needs to change to bring equity for female entrepreneurs and investors. Sep 22, 2021 - 04:44

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A third of small businesses have reinstated COVID-19 rules -- As the Delta variant surges, many small employers are again taking precautions in the way they do business.

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Their small business was big events - then they had to adapt -- The Vintage Market had shows with up to 30,000 in attendance. After the pandemic, its owners found new ways to survive.

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NYC giving artists $5,000 checks from Biden stimulus -- Some 1,800 artists will receive $5,000 checks, while other federal funds will go to cabbies and homeless people.

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More Americans are working into old age -- A growing swath of seniors are working beyond 65, with many needing to supplement their paltry retirement savings.

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How gig economy workers can save for retirement -- Several types of plans are available, but figuring out which one is right for you can be confusing, so here's some help

2 years ago

When delaying your Social Security benefits pays off -- The impact of your age when you begin collecting benefits can be more financially significant than you think

2 years ago

Claiming Social Security too early costs Americans $3.4 trillion -- Only 4% of retirees claim the benefit at the optimal time. Everyone else is losing out on $111,000 per household

2 years ago

Hardship withdrawals from your company's 401(k) -- The rules for hardship withdrawals are strict and the costs of taking money from your future retirement can be sky-high

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