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Industries, Manufacturing

UK Manufacturers Expect Sharp Fall In Output In Months Ahead: CBI

September 21, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

UK manufacturers reported a marginal fall in production in the three months to September but they expect a much sharper decline over the coming three months, monthly Industrial Trends Survey from the Confederation of British Industry and Accenture showed Wednesday. […]


Energy, Industries

Explainer-The G7’s price cap on Russian oil begins to take shape

September 12, 2022

Via: Investing.com

The Group of Seven countries is working to cap the price of Russian oil in an attempt to limit Moscow’s ability to fund its invasion of Ukraine, a plan analysts say could work in the long term but might boost […]


Energy, Industries

As Russia vows to retaliate against oil price caps, a slate of geopolitical risks could send crude prices soaring — or bring it crashing down

September 7, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

First, as you may have heard, Russia cut the tap indefinitely for Nord Stream 1 pipeline gas flows. Russian President Vladimir Putin today blamed Germany and Western sanctions for the halt in operations, but said that gas flows could restart […]


Energy, Industries

EXPLAINER: Europe struggles with crisis as Russia cuts gas

September 7, 2022

Via: ABC News

Europe is struggling to contain an energy crisis that could lead to rolling blackouts, shuttered factories and a deep recession. The primary cause: Russia has choked off the supplies of cheap natural gas that the continent depended on for years […]


Energy, Industries

Russia sends more energy to Asia as Europe cuts back

September 6, 2022

Via: ABC News

Russia sent significantly more oil and coal to India and China over the summer compared with the start of the year, while European countries that long relied on Russian energy have cut back sharply in response to the war in […]


Energy, Industries

The US and its allies are getting close to a price cap on Russian oil – which could slash Moscow’s revenues yet send crude soaring

September 1, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

The US and its G7 allies plan to meet Friday to discuss putting a limit on the price of Russian oil, a move that could cut the revenue flowing into Moscow’s coffers — but risks sending crude prices soaring. The […]


Industries, Manufacturing

UK manufacturing suffers steepest fall since May 2020

September 1, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

Last month’s output saw its largest contraction since the height of the pandemic in May 2020, according to the latest S&P Global/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI). The index dropped to 47.3 from 52.1 in July – numbers above […]


Energy, Industries

Oil Price Technical Forecast: Crude Plunge Threatens Major Break

September 1, 2022

Via: DailyFX

Crude oil prices plunged more than 30% off the June highs with WTI spilling into a key technical support zone. Despite a steep weekly sell-off and a range of nearly 11%, oil continues to trade just above this critical zone […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Honest Company, Rivian, Illumina and others

August 12, 2022

Via: CNBC

Honest Company (HNST) – Honest Company’s stock rose 1.6% in the premarket in spite of a wider-than-expected quarterly loss. The natural consumer products maker now sees a wider full-year loss than previously thought, due to cost pressures, but expects improvement […]


Education, Industries

Colleges increase staff for event planning, tutoring as in-person focus returns, report finds

August 12, 2022

Via: Education Dive

In the early days of COVID-19, colleges terminated staff positions in droves as they faced operational shifts and pandemic-related financial challenges. Now, hiring has returned in fields related to events, as colleges begin to host in-person activities such as fundraising […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

US wholesale inflation fell in July for 1st time in 2 years

August 11, 2022

Via: ABC News

Prices at the wholesale level fell from June to July, the first month-to-month drop in more than two years and a sign that some of the U.S. economy’s inflationary pressures cooled last month. Thursday’s report from the Labor Department showed […]


Industries, Others

Chipotle is raising prices again and customers could be asked to pay up to a dollar more per burrito in some locations

July 27, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

Chipotle just announced plans to raise prices again in August. The fast-casual chain said in a second-quarter earnings call that the next price increase would be “in the mid to high-single digits” in terms of percentage. That means in New […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Shop price inflation rises to 4.4% in July – the highest rate since 2005

July 27, 2022

Via: Sky News

Food inflation was up 7%, compared to 5.6% in June. This was partly due to a 8% rise in fresh food inflation, up from 6.2% in June. Non-food inflation hit 3%, up from 1.9% in June – a record-high, beating […]


Finance Tech, News, Trading

Grim news from Walmart sends US markets tumbling

July 26, 2022

Via: ABC News

Stocks are being dragged lower early Tuesday after a warning from corporate giant Walmart that inflation was negatively impacting American consumers’ spending power. The S&P 500 index was down 0.9% as of 11:15 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average […]


Finance Tech, Trading

US markets open mixed as investors wait for Fed meeting

July 25, 2022

Via: ABC News

 Stocks were mixed in early trading Monday, as investors braced for a two-day meeting of the Federal Reserve this week where it’s expected the central bank will raise interest rates sharply to combat inflation. The S&P 500 index was up […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Inflation? Not where investment fees are concerned

July 21, 2022

Via: ABC News

 Inflation? Not where investment fees are concerned This year’s crazy market swings prove once again how little control we have over our investments. Stocks are down about 20% from their peak early this year, and along the way they’ve zoomed […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold Price Forecast: Funds Flip Net Short in Gold

July 20, 2022

Via: DailyFX

Despite the corrective move lower in the US dollar, gold has struggled to find support and instead traded within a very narrow range. The issue that gold is facing is the continued aggressive tightening stance that central banks have taken, […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Retail sales up 1% in June, easing fears of a recession

July 15, 2022

Via: ABC News

Consumers picked up their spending from May to June, underscoring their resilience despite painfully higher prices at the gas pump and in grocery aisles and allaying fears that the economy might be on the verge of a recession. U.S. retail […]


Capital, Enterprise, Finance Tech, Industries

Twitter Didn’t Seek a Sale. Now Elon Musk Doesn’t Want to Buy. Cue Strange Legal Drama.

July 11, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Elon Musk’s showdown with Twitter Inc. has set the stage for what could become one of the most unusual courtroom battles in corporate-takeover history—a spurned acquisition target that never sought to be bought potentially trying to force the buyer who […]


Energy, Industries

Crude Oil Latest – Increased Recession Fears Weigh Down on Oil

July 6, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The wave of US dollar buying on Tuesday caught many market participants unaware and sent a wide range of asset markets to multi-month and multi-year extremes. The incessant USD buying was sparked by heightened fears that the world’s largest economy […]