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As inflation hits a 40-year high, the Federal Reserve plans rate hikes

The Bottom Line: Higher rates will increase companies’ borrowing costs, though they will remain historically low. How long it takes to get inflation under control is anybody’s guess.

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Companies are still lining up to go public despite recent volatility

The Bottom Line: Tropical Smoothie Café and Coopers Hawk are both reportedly planning upcoming IPOs, adding to a growing list. But some recent offerings haven’t fared well.