Christmas tree buyers face reduced supplies, higher prices

December 2, 2021

Even Christmas trees aren’t immune to the pandemic-induced shortages and inflation plaguing the economy. Extreme weather and supply chain disruptions have reduced supplies of both real and artificial trees this season. American shoppers should expect to have fewer choices and […]

AstraZeneca’s pledge to poorer nations as it seeks COVID jab profits from next year

November 23, 2021

Category: News

Pascal Soriot said this was because it still had many doses of the vaccine to supply that it had promised to do so at cost. AZ announced earlier this month that it would be seeking to achieve a modest profit […]

GOP paints Biden’s choice for bank regulator as radical

November 18, 2021

Category: News

President Joe Biden’s choice to run one of the agencies charged with overseeing the banking industry faced sharp questioning Thursday from Republican Senators, who tried to label Saule Omarova as someone who would nationalize the U.S. banking system. Omarova, 55, […]

Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Visa CEO: COVID caused permanent shift to digital payments

December 1, 2021

Via: ABC News

Al Kelly believes there has been a permanent shift in how consumers worldwide pay for goods and services. His 91-year-old parents are a prime example. The CEO of payments processing giant Visa recently visited his mother just after she’d finished […]


Powell Warns Omicron Could Slow Labor Market Progress, Intensify Supply-Chain Disruptions

November 30, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

With the Omicron variant of the coronavirus making headlines, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is set to appear before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday to discuss the pandemic and the CARES Act. In prepared remarks, Powell said the recent […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

British Pound (GBP) Price Outlook: EUR/GBP Rally May Run Out of Steam

November 30, 2021

Via: DailyFX

The strong rally in EUR/GBP that has lifted it from a low of 0.8380 on November 22 to its current level close to 0.85 is under threat, principally on evidence that the Omicron variant of Covid-19 is more contagious and […]