A SECOND OPINION: Time for a Jolly Christmas and a Happy New Year!

A SECOND OPINION: Time for a Jolly Christmas and a Happy New Year! »

20 Dec, 2022
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Maybe, just maybe, 2023 will be a better year for all of us. We can do our best and hope in the future. Have a Merry Christmas and a very Happy and Wholesome New Year!

A SECOND OPINION: The American Dream Being Destroyed by Inflation

A SECOND OPINION: The American Dream Being Destroyed by Inflation »

19 Jun, 2022
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The situation in the United States is dire. Many are sorry that they voted for the Biden-Harris ticket. The Biden Administration points to the increased job figures as a sign of recovery but families go to food banks for help. One wishes you could warn the migrants heading for the US southern border that the American Dream is almost dead.

Stateside Stories: A New White House Press Secretary History-maker

Stateside Stories: A New White House Press Secretary History-maker »

22 May, 2022
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Karine Jean-Pierre is said to have the ideal temperament for the pressure cooker of the White House briefing room with its sometimes hostile questioning

HR/VP JOSEP BORRELL: HOW HIS MIND WORKS

HR/VP JOSEP BORRELL: HOW HIS MIND WORKS »

20 May, 2022
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Josep Borrell: "Many voices are warning of the recession that the war against Ukraine could cause. The war against Ukraine has been accompanied by a sharp rise in inflation which is leading to significant increases in interest rates. We have also observed in recent weeks a rapid fall in share prices on financial markets and a spectacular loss of value on cryptocurrencies. This could trigger a new financial crisis. But faced with bleak economic outlook, we should avoid false solutions. We must keep trade open, as trade barriers would only worsen affordability and have an asymmetrical impact on the poor. We should help stimulate local production. . ."

Stateside Stories: Inflation Plagues US Economy

Stateside Stories: Inflation Plagues US Economy »

12 Apr, 2022
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The annual inflation rate in the US rose to 7.9% in February of 2022, the highest since January 1982. And though the Biden White House is betting the US economy is strong enough to withstand a myriad of challenges, there are growing fears among voters of an economic slump and including some Wall Street analysts.

STATESIDE STORIES: U.S. Congress to vote on Biden’s 3.5 Trillion Dollar Budget amidst Inflation

STATESIDE STORIES: U.S. Congress to vote on Biden’s 3.5 Trillion Dollar Budget amidst Inflation »

25 Oct, 2021
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On a monthly basis, consumer prices advanced 0.4% above forecasts of 0.3% with the indexes for food and shelter constituting more than half of the monthly increases. US President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” 3.5 Trillion Dollar Budget plan will be voted on by the full Congress at the end of the month. Most critics of the spending package say that it will only worsen the inflation plaguing Americans now.

Summer 2020 EU Economic Forecast: An Even Deeper Recession than in the Spring

Summer 2020 EU Economic Forecast: An Even Deeper Recession than in the Spring »

12 Jul, 2020
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The EU economy will experience a deep recession this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Summer 2020 Economic Forecast projects that the euro area economy will contract by 8.7% in 2020 and grow by 6.1% in 2021. The EU economy is forecast to contract by 8.3% in 2020 and grow by 5.8% in 2021. Early data for May and June suggest that the worst may have passed. The recovery is expected to gain traction in the second half of the year, albeit remaining incomplete and uneven across Member States.

THE ECONOMIC CRISIS IN SPAIN IS A GAME OF CHICKEN

THE ECONOMIC CRISIS IN SPAIN IS A GAME OF CHICKEN »

25 Apr, 2014
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This peculiar game can make the man in the street happy