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Here's what you need to know if you have inflation jitters

Here's what you need to know if you have inflation jitters

Finance
Seemingly everyone is on edge about the Federal Reserve's next moves — with reason.Throughout the nearly nine-year bull market run, the Fed held rates near zero. But recent signs of rising inflation could push the central bank into hiking rates more aggressively, which will have far-reaching consequences for consumers."Inflation is accelerating and may well push interest rates higher, allowing the Fed to move policy rates three times this year, and perhaps even four," Rick Rieder, chief investment officer of global fixed income at BlackRock, said in a statement.For the average American, the threat of rising interest rates isn't necessarily bad. It's generally considered a sign that the economy is doing well, which is what helped jump-start a wave of bonuses and may lead to more pay increas
‘Chelsea fans deserve to know’ – Blues must offer clarification on Antonio Conte’s future, says Ally McCoist

‘Chelsea fans deserve to know’ – Blues must offer clarification on Antonio Conte’s future, says Ally McCoist

Sports
Chelsea manager Antonio ConteFriday, February 2, 2018Chelsea fans needs clarification on the future of manager Antonio Conte, Ally McCoist has told talkSPORT.The Italian’s future at Stamford Bridge has come under increasing scrutiny in recent weeks and reports have claimed he could be set to leave the club at the end of the season.Latest rumours suggest he could be offered a way out in the summer to resume his previous role as head coach of the Italy national team, following their failure to qualify for the World Cup.Chelsea have suffered a dip in form in recent weeks and this week’s shock 3-0 defeat to Bournemouth at home has intensified the spotlight on Conte and the club as a whole.And McCoist says supporters deserve to know what is going on behind the scenes.“At the very least the Chel
What you need to know about Tamiflu

What you need to know about Tamiflu

Health
As the nation weathers what may be the worst flu season in years, many with the illness -- and those around them -- may find themselves getting prescriptions for a flu antiviral medicine. The most popular such drug is oseltamivir, often known by the brand name Tamiflu. Below are answers to a few of the most common questions about Tamiflu. What is Tamiflu and what does it do? Tamiflu is an antiviral medication that your doctor can prescribe to treat or prevent infection from Influenza A and B. This medication works by preventing the spread of the flu virus in your body. Tamiflu comes in either pill or liquid form. When is Tamiflu prescribed? If your doctor suspects that you have the flu, or if you test positive for the flu, antiviral drugs such as Tamiflu can be started at that time. Tami...
4 money lessons every teenager needs to know

4 money lessons every teenager needs to know

Finance
How to talk to your kids about moneyIt's time to talk to your teenager about money. The teen years may be the first time kids start to earn their own money. And establishing good habits now can pay dividends well into their future. Plus, teaching kids to be smart about money will have benefits for parents too. "Clients that have been more transparent with their kids tend to have children that are smarter with money,' said Bill Van Sant, a certified financial planner and senior vice president at Univest Wealth Management. "Parents that may not be as transparent tend to have children that stay in the house a little longer." But it's hard to know where to start -- especially if parents don't have a solid grasp on their own finances. The first step is to avoid making money talks into lectu...
What pediatricians want parents to know about the flu epidemic

What pediatricians want parents to know about the flu epidemic

Health
The deadly flu epidemic sweeping the nation has closed schools in states from Alabama to Texas and killed at least 30 children since its official start on Oct. 1, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Every state except Hawaii is now reporting widespread flu activity, the CDC said. The outbreak has left parents wondering what they can do to protect their families against the flu and what to do once their child is diagnosed. ABC News spoke to pediatricians across the country to find out what they want parents to know about the flu epidemic. We also had the doctors answer questions from ABC News’ viewers about the flu. Here is the information pediatricians want parents to know about this flu season. Each doctor ABC News spoke with said getting your child a