Michelle Jamrisko

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US economy reporter for Bloomberg News

Michelle Jamrisko on KCRW

For the first time in nearly a decade, the Federal Reserve  raised the so-called benchmark interest rate  today. It's gone up one quarter of one percent.

Fed Announces First Interest Rate Hike in Almost 10 Years

For the first time in nearly a decade, the Federal Reserve raised the so-called benchmark interest rate today. It's gone up one quarter of one percent.

from To the Point

The state of America's middle class appears to be in continuing decline, despite surprisingly good news today from the Commerce Department.

US Economy Grows Most Since 2003

The state of America's middle class appears to be in continuing decline, despite surprisingly good news today from the Commerce Department.

from To the Point

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