Associated Press interview: Biden says recession ‘not inevitable’

Washington (AFP) – President Joe Biden said Thursday that the American people are “really, really disappointed” after two turbulent years with the coronavirus pandemic.fluctuations in the economy Now the price of gasoline is going up that criticize family budgets. But he stressed that recession was “not inevitable” and hoped to give the country a greater … Read more

Interest rates: What a Federal Reserve rate hike means for you

The US central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point on Wednesday, the largest increase since 1994. It comes on the heels of the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates by half a percentage point in May, the largest increase in 22 years. The fact that the Fed is … Read more

WWF report says online wildlife trade is on the rise in Myanmar | science news

Written by Eileen Kortenbach, Business Writer at AP Bangkok (AFP) – Illegal online purchases of wildlife are increasing in Myanmar, threatening public health and endangered species, a report by the World Wildlife Fund shows. The report released on Friday found that enforcement of the ban on such transactions has weakened amid political turmoil after the … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, June 14

Here are the top news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street braces for a rally after the S&P 500 officially closed in a bear market Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, June 13, 2022. Source: NYSE US stock futures Bounce back after Tuesday’s … Read more

Confused about the economy? Here’s what you need to know

“When do you think they will announce that we are entering a recession?” rap singer chirp this week. We wish we knew the answer, Cardi. After all, recession forecasts have become a national pastime of economists, market analysts, politicians, and pundits around the world. That’s because prices in just about everything are still rising, stocks … Read more

Trump said “I told you so” for a moment above inflation records

Former President Donald Trump said Friday’s announcement that inflation has reached a level Annual rate 8.6% That would never have happened if he had been re-elected in 2020. “Just out, CPI is really bad – 8.6%. Worst number since December 1981,” the 45th president posted on his Truth Social. “Employment numbers are 6,000,000 less than … Read more

Golf trips to Britain’s top courses have been sold out this year and next

Travelers planning a golf vacation to prestigious courses in the UK may need to act quickly. Some of the UK’s best selling places not just this year, but places – or playtimes – in 2023, due in part to the growing confidence in international travel among wealthy Americans. Travelers are drawn to the chance to … Read more

Lowering inflation will take time, patience — and pain

Products appear at a supermarket, in Los Angeles, California, May 27, 2022. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Dealing with hyperinflation will not be easy, it will not be fast, and it may have a heavy price that is just beginning to be paid. To stop rising prices in 40 years, the economy will have to slow … Read more

Concern about stagflation, a return to the 1970s, has begun to grow

Washington (AFP) – stagflation. It was the dreaded “bad word” of the ’70s. For Americans of a certain age, it evokes memories of the agonizing long queues at gas stations, shuttered factories, and President Gerald Ford’s so much derided “whip swell now” buttons. Stagflation is the most bitter economic pill: high inflation mixes with a … Read more

How Americans absorb price hikes linked to inflation | spending

Americans are backing off eating out, driving, monthly subscriptions, and buying branded products in response higher prices, found a recent survey. However, these lifestyle changes may not be enough to offset the exorbitant expense. Inflation rates remain high, with the Consumer Price Index at an annual rate of 8.3% according to figures released in May. … Read more