Goldman predicts the Fed will hike rates four times this year, more than previously expected

Persistently high inflation combined with a labor market near full employment will push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates more than expected this year, according to the latest forecast from Goldman Sachs. The Wall Street firm’s chief economist, Jan Hatzius, said in a note Sunday that he now figures the Fed to enact four quarter-percentage point rate hikes in 2022, representing an even more aggressive path than the central bank’s indications of just a month ago. The Fed’s benchmark overnight borrowing rate is currently anchored in a range between 0%-0.25%, most…

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Diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics: A message to China from the West

Tension between China and the Western allies has escalated with Canada and the United Kingdom following the US and Australia’s diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics. France said it would consult its European allies on the boycott call.   The US and the European countries announcing diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in China have criticised the Chinese Communist Party (CPC), the ruling party in the country, alleging human rights violations in Xinjiang. China has been under attack from human rights activists and the international community over alleged mistreatment of the ethnic Uyghur…

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Have you been applying sunscreen the proper way? Find out

It has been established that sunscreen is a non-negotiable, intrinsic part of skincare routine, regardless of the weather outside, the season, or even if you have no plans to step out in the sun. Many people understand this and have even befriended their sunscreen. But, the next important question that arises is whether they know how to properly apply the lotion on their face. Mostly, people take a pinch of this wonder lotion and wear it on their face; sometimes they miss out key areas like behind the ears, and the skin…

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Here’s the very short list of colleges offering tuition discounts for distance learning this fall

Nearly all college students think distance learning should cost less. Very few schools agree. After most colleges and universities moved online in the spring, three-quarters of all college students were unhappy with the quality of the education they received. Now, roughly 93% of undergraduates said tuition should be lowered if classes continue remotely in the fall, according to a recent survey of more than 13,000 students by online note-sharing platform OneClass et only a small handful of schools are planning to charge less next semester. While a number of colleges and universities have offered a…

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The Product Proposed by Eduloans

Studying abroad is generally beyond the affordability of an average Indian household. However, education loans by different financial institutions render the much-needed respite to the aspiring students and their families. Eduloans further facilitates the entire process of availing an education loan for studying abroad. We will require as security Student Profile, Collateral and Cosigner or Guarantor. Everything will be carried out online. The loan amount is limited to 80% of Collateral. The maximum loan amount equals the total cost of study. The interest rates vary from 5% to 7%. The processing…

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Adobe Flash End of Life & the Threat to Education

What does the Adobe Flash end of life mean for educators? For over 25 years, Adobe has been one of the largest and most diversified software companies in the world. Many of their technologies are in our school computers, software programs, and internet applications we use every day. If a teacher has ever done any photo editing, stream a video online, or played an internet game in the classroom, they have used Adobe. Shortly after being first released in 1996, the Adobe rock star, Adobe Flash Player, made its way…

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How EdTech Is Bringing Learning to Life in the Classroom

After spending a few days in sunny Florida at FETC, we left inspired not only by the weather, but by all the exciting edtech options that were discussed in sessions and by our conversations with energetic educators using technology in their classrooms around the country. As edtech is increasingly integrated into K–5 classrooms with interactive whiteboards, online assessments, social media, personalized learning, and more, we’re excited about all the opportunities this presents to educators and students. From attending various sessions at FETC, we learned how educators are using technology to…

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The Top 10 Best Websites For TEFL Jobs, ESL & International English Teaching Jobs Abroad

Trained as an ESL teacher, you are now ready to take up an assignment by finding TEFL jobs to start teaching English jobs abroad. This, of course, is easier said than done. There is undoubtedly a high demand for ESL teachers across the world. However, the fact remains that teaching abroad is a much sought-after career move in the industry—most ESL teachers are looking to combine their love for their profession with their passion for traveling. Teaching abroad is the perfect way to spend a gap year for young graduates with…

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How,Strong,Is,The,Indian,Education,Imparted,All,Over,The,Country?

A lot has been said about our Education system in the past… It continues to be a point of debate amongst the learned as to how effective is our education system. While most of us continue to argue, there have been several changes made to the curriculum followed in schools all over the country. We can distribute the education system in several parts i.e. Primary, Secondary, Higher Secondary and College. A Boost to your Confidence The Education system followed in schools has seen many changes in the recent past where…

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5 Reasons Why Online Learning is the Future of Education

The concept of traditional education has changed radically within the last couple of years. Being physically present in a classroom isn’t the only learning option anymore — not with the rise of the internet and new technologies, at least. Nowadays, you have access to a quality education whenever and wherever you want, as long as you can get online. We are now entering a new era — the revolution of online education. There’s no need to discount the skepticism surrounding education through the internet. It’s hard to understand the notion…

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