Economic Beat: Omicron variant presents a risk for inflation and the labor market

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Economic Beat: December 6, 2021

Stocks were whipsawed last week as investors tried to decipher the economic risk posed by the omicron variant. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell also suggested it may be time to stop using the word "transitory" to describe inflation. U.S. government officials reached an agreement on a short-term government funding bill late last week to prevent a government shutdown. Listen to this week’s full Economic Beat update or read the transcript below.

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