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US inflation accelerated unexpectedly in June and is challenging the view that it will be temporary

Visa and Mastercard have left open key gateways between Binance and the financial system despite rising regulatory scrutiny of the cryptocurrency, the pace of US consumer price increases accelerated unexpectedly in June. Plus, the FT’s global finance correspondent, Robin Wigglesworth, explains why investors might be interested in an “everything index” and how close we are to getting one. 


Visa and Mastercard stick with Binance as regulatory scrutiny rises

https://www-ft-com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/content/8f2e2528-e289-4233-ba29-1bebf3b1dbdc


Sticker shock: what is driving US inflation higher? With Colby Smith, US economics editor

https://www-ft-com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/content/aadaa577-b286-443f-b173-256dfc4af6a5


The quest for the investment Holy Grail — an index of everything with Robin Wigglesworth, global finance correspondent

https://www-ft-com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/content/9a9056e1-b35e-4ea7-b9f7-7668c07469ed


Vanguard makes first acquisition with Just Invest deal

https://www-ft-com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/content/fdcdeb98-d3d8-4f95-aa5a-32fb54daea53


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