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The hour brought to you by pen fed, great rates for everyone, good afternoon, Jeff clay. Hello, John dolman Many Americans think inflation will last longer than many economists do. The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index, it shows consumers expect inflation to be stuck at 3.4% for the next 5 to ten years, consumer confidence fell to its lowest levels as November. Morgi Drake is still high compared to recent years, but there's still falling, Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30 year fix is now 6.35%, many buyers can do better than that. It is 1% higher than a year ago, but rates have moved lower in 7 of the last 9 weeks. D.C. is a good place for college graduates to start their careers coworking cafe, ranks D.C. number four for best cities for graduates based on incomes in jobs and D.C.'s number one for jobs available for graduates with a bachelor's degree, 59% of adults in D.C. have at least a bachelor's degree. The Dallas just 9 points today, the S&P 500 down 7, the NASDAQ down 43 for the week, the S&P 500 Index lost about a half percent, the NASDAQ gained about a half percent. Jeff Klebold news. Okay, Jeff, thanks. Four 42 now, Ukrainian military leaders say their troops have recaptured more territory from Russian forces at the scene of the war's longest and bloodiest battle. That's the eastern city of bakhmut. It's unclear if this is the start of Kyiv's long expected counter offensive through eastern Ukraine. Russia's defense ministry says Ukrainian forces have also stepped up attacks north of the region, but denies reports the Ukrainian military is achieving what Russian bloggers call defense breakthroughs. Meanwhile, the president of Ukraine says Russian troops in the region are mentally prepared for defeat and in their minds, according to him, they've already lost the war. Federal headlines brought to you by Amazon Web Services for public sector. I'm Peter M harrier top headlines from federal news network, a new bill aimed at boosting recruitment and retention would increase pay and benefits for federal, wildland firefighters. The wildland firefighter pay parody and classification act would increase base pay for the federal first responders and would also offer more paid time off for rest and recuperation. And the CIA is named doctor talita Jackson

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