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Why markets plunged: investing in the interest rate era

After two years of easy money policies, the Federal Reserve confirmed Wednesday that interest rates would soon be on the rise, fueling a major market decline this week. Read more


Too little or too much? Rising minimum wage divides opinions

Minimum wage has once again risen in Virginia, to the benefit of JMU's student workers. However, in competition with off-campus employers, this hasn't solved the university's student labor shortage. Read more


Top 10 of 2021: Madison Business Review most-read stories

This year didn’t bring the pre-pandemic world back, but it still offered some memorable moments. Before singing Auld Lang Syne as a farewell to 2021, here are the 10 articles that performed the best this year. Read more


Wish you a low-cost Christmas: Holiday spending, prices rise

For some Christmas enthusiasts, Harrisonburg’s Snow and Ice might be the closest thing to a Winter Wonderland. Read more


Popular, growing, unregulated: a closer look at SPACs

Special purpose acquisition companies have recently overtaken traditional IPOs as the more popular investment route. Despite their rise, questions about their reliability remain. Read more

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