Fed hikes rates a quarter-point: "The Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates for the ninth time in a year Thursday, hiking its main benchmark to the highest level since shortly after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001." —MSNBC
Hi, I'm Charlie Wood. I'm the founder of Spanning, a married father of two, a native Texan and Austinite, and the oldest guy in most of my classes at UT, where I'm adding an economics major to my computer science degree.
For more about my re-entry into academic life, read this blog's inaugural post.