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The Fed decision to pause its increases in interest rates was the right thing to do at this point. Whether or not they resume tightening, switch to a regime of easing, or simply do nothing will depend on the data that we get in the coming months.
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“If galleries and museums critically exhibited the history and power of art instead of celebrating individual artists, then #MeToo wouldn't have them in hot water. Museums and galleries, like Hollywood, believe in a star system. Big names are the easiest way to attract big crowds."
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