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The Soft Underbelly to a Looming Economic Boom

Millions will miss out

A major reason the Federal Reserve insists Americans shouldn’t fret about the risk of runaway inflation boils down to a letter Alexia Figueroa received from the hotel she worked at for 15 years.

Figueroa was furloughed from her job as a restaurant hostess and server at the Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel in Boston last March, and she’s waited for the call to come back ever since. The job helped her family buy a house and provided health insurance for her two children.

Then last week, Figueroa learned that she and dozens of others had been fired.

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