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Jim Puzzanghera

Jim Puzzanghera writes about business and economic issues from the Times’ Washington, D.C., bureau. He joined The Times in 2006 and won the paper’s Editor’s Award in 2009 for coverage of the financial crisis. He has worked in the nation’s capital since 1998 and is a two-time National Press Club award winner for Washington coverage. A Northwestern University graduate, he previously worked for the San Jose Mercury News, Newsday and the St. Petersburg Times.
Some Fed officials raised concerns about higher inflation as tax cuts took effect

Some Federal Reserve policymakers raised concerns last month about the potential for higher inflation and financial instability because of stronger economic growth triggered by the recently enacted tax cuts, according to an account of the meeting released on Wednesday.

Inflation is heating up. What should you do about it?

After years of low inflation, signs that price growth finally is heating up was a major factor in this month’s financial market turbulence. Some experts aren’t yet convinced that the U.S. economy is on the verge of significantly higher inflation.

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