(Bloomberg) -- It’s all about seats, not votes. Parties supporting Catalan independence from Spain won back control of the regional assembly, taking 70 of 135 seats after a record 82 percent turnout. Still, they got just 48 percent of votes, falling short of the majority that would boost their claims to a democratic mandate to break away from Spain.
The Swiss National Bank said the country’s inflation rate will breach its goal in late 2020 thanks to the franc’s depreciation, though it opted not to adjust monetary policy. The forecast creates a challenge for the central bank, as it’s wary of taking any aggressive steps that could attract investor inflows and reverse the currency’s direction. On Thursday, policy makers kept the deposit rate at a rock-bottom minus 0.75 percent and said they’ll intervene in currency markets if needed.
The U.S. Federal Reserve is predicted to raise its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday, kicking off a central bank marathon that includes the European Central Bank and the Bank of England. While the latter two -- together with the Swiss National Bank and the Norges Bank -- are expected to keep rates unchanged on Thursday, Wall Street economists are telling investors to brace for the biggest tightening of monetary policy in more than a decade next year.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".