Analysis: Italy's politics, public opinion, could weaken West's anti-Putin front - Reuters

Sep 30, 2022

PM Draghi promotes hard line on Moscow But Italians cool on arming Ukraine, more arms spending Some party chiefs had close ties with Putin Pacifism, anti-American sentiment widespread ROME, April 7 (Reuters) - Divisions between Italy's political parties and ambivalence among its public over the war in Ukraine could become a weak link in the West's efforts to present a united front against Russia, analysts say. Prime Minister Mario Draghi and his government have taken a tough line on Mosco ...read more

Recession Concerns Grow Amid Signs of Consumer Struggles

Sep 30, 2022

Recession Concerns Grow Amid Signs of Consumer Struggles Isaac Nuriani    | Apr 1, 2022 High inflation by itself could trigger an economic slowdown. Consumers blaming inflation now for recession-like reduction in living standards. Listen to the Article Digest Your browser does not support the audio element. We’re just two weeks officially into the Fed’s newest tightening regime, and already there’s a good deal of news about recession warnings and signals. I’ve t ...read more

The gloves are now off of Biden's quiet education radicalism

Sep 30, 2022

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(VIDEO) How Does Money Printing Impact the Economy [Economics Made Simple]

Sep 30, 2022

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PRECIOUS-Gold falls 1% after strong U.S. jobs data, firmer dollar - Reuters

Sep 30, 2022

(Updates prices) * U.S. job data shows unemployment at two-year low of 3.6% * Platinum, palladium down for fourth straight week * Dollar up for second straight session By Seher Dareen April 1 (Reuters) - Gold retreated on Friday and was set to post a weekly decline after robust U.S. jobs data drove the dollar higher and bolstered bets that the Federal Reserve would aggressively raise rates. Spot gold fell 0.8% to $1,921.86 per ounce by 01:53 p.m. ET (1753 GMT). U.S. gold futures settled down 1 ...read more

Has Gasoline Price Shock Triggered Demand Destruction Yet? And Where Will Gasoline Prices Go from Here?

Sep 30, 2022

There’s some demand destruction. But oil bounced again, gasoline might be next. My guess is a long-drawn-out zigzag higher. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. Following the dizzying spike in gasoline prices, the question arises when demand destruction will set in, where people start driving less, start taking it easier to conserve gas when they do drive, or start prioritizing the most economical vehicle in their garage. If enough people do it, demand begins to decline, and gas stations h ...read more

Sometimes the Best Thing to Do Is Nothing At All

Sep 30, 2022

After pointing out how much US and EU sanctions have backfired, someone asked me what I would do. I responded, why do I have to do anything?  The urge to do something should not be so intense that it overpowers analysis as to whether any actions can possibly work. It's Complicated  Eurointelligence addressed the issue in a post simply called It's Complicated  The idea of separating the world into goods guys, and bad guys is historically relatively new. The first time ...read more

(VIDEO) Could Record Inflation and Interest Rate Hikes Lead to Recession?

Sep 30, 2022

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UK executives expect high inflation to squeeze profits - Deloitte - Reuters

Sep 30, 2022

Offices of Deloitte are seen in London, Britain, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com LONDON, April 19 (Reuters) - More than seven out of 10 chief financial officers (CFOs) at Britain's biggest companies expect high inflation to reduce their profit margins, and few see the Bank of England getting inflation under control in the next couple of years. A quarterly survey from accountants Deloitte showed a record 98% of CFOs expec ...read more

Biden blames Putin for inflation, warns war in Ukraine will 'continue to take its toll' on economy

Sep 30, 2022

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