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Inflation puts US Black Friday crowds in a bargain-hunting mood

Fatigue at higher prices is expected to push more shoppers to chase early holiday season discounts

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Falling inflation might not dent gold’s rally

Precious metal can gain even if the US economy heads to a soft landing

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How do the wealthy take a hatchet to their personal spending?

Belt-tightening is now the norm among the top 1 per cent — and even some of the super-rich are now having to cut back

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Cautionary Tales – George Washington’s Beard of Beetles, with The Dollop

Cautionary Conversation: Just before Christmas 1799, President George Washington was riding around his country estate, Mount Vernon, when it began to snow. When he arrived home, guests were waiting for him. Known for his punctuality, he hurried to enterta

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