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In the coming days of Alex Murdaugh’s double murder trial, jurors will hear testimony that the once-prominent Hampton lawyer spent a decade secretly stealing millions of dollars from friends, family, clients and others who trusted him.

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Fed's Powell: Strong hiring could force further rate hikes

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Tuesday that if the U.S. job market further strengthens in the coming months or inflation readings accelerate, the Fed might have to raise its benchmark interest rate higher than it now projects

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Tuesday that if the U.S. job market further strengthens in the coming months or inflation readings accelerate, the Fed might have to raise its benchmark interest rate higher than it now projects. Powell’s remarks followed the government’s blockbuster report last week that employers added 517,000 jobs in January, nearly double December’s gain. The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in 53 years, 3.4%.Powell made his remarks in an appearance at the Economic Club of Washington. Read moreFed's Powell: Strong hiring could force further rate hikes

Winning on the PGA Tour is big. Winning at historic sites like Pebble Beach or Riviera is even better. Justin Rose and Joaquin Niemann know the feeling. Their victories are a year apart. They also are at different stages of their careers. Both spoke passionately about the value of winning. Niemann wound up going to Saudi-backed LIV Golf. Rose would have seemed to have reason to go. But the 42-year-old stayed put. His objective was to target the majors. That meant qualifying for them. He was assured a spot only in the U.S. Open this year. And then he won at Pebble Beach, securing a spot in the Masters. Read moreColumn: Rose about majors over money heading into twilight

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