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Cost of living: Average price of a pint up 9% in a year as inflation hits pubs

November 14, 2022

Via: Sky News

The average costs for pubs and brewers were up 22% at the end of the summer – before the colder months brought with them increased heating bills and rising inflation. Rising costs are forcing businesses to pass on the costs […]


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US economy likely returned to growth last quarter

October 27, 2022

Via: ABC News

The problems have hardly gone away. Inflation, still near a 40-year high, is punishing households. Rising interest rates have derailed the housing market and threaten to inflict broader damage. And the outlook for the world economy grows bleaker the longer […]


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Europe’s Economy Contracts as Tough Winter Looms

October 24, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Business activity in Europe fell for a fourth straight month in October, according to new surveys, pointing to a potential slowdown in global economic growth as higher prices and interest rates weaken consumer demand. The surveys come as Europe enters […]


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Markets react positively to expected government U-turn on mini-budget

October 14, 2022

Via: Sky News

Markets have already priced in the government’s policy U-turn as the interest rate payments on long-dated government bonds, effectively state IOUs, sunk on Friday morning while the pound rose against the dollar and the euro. As a result of the […]


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UK scraps tax cut for wealthy that sparked market turmoil

October 3, 2022

Via: ABC News

The British government on Monday dropped plans to cut income tax for top earners, part of a package of unfunded cuts unveiled only days ago that sparked turmoil on financial markets and sent the pound to record lows. In a […]


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Canadian economy surprises with 0.1% growth in July, August seen flat

September 29, 2022

Via: Investing.com

Canadian economic activity edged up a surprise 0.1% in July, driven by strong oil sand production, while gross domestic product was most likely flat in August, Statistics Canada data showed on Thursday. Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast GDP would […]


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UK slashes personal, corporate taxes in bid to spur growth

September 23, 2022

Via: ABC News

Britain’s new government on Friday announced a sweeping plan of tax cuts it said would be funded by borrowing and revenues generated by anticipated growth, as part of contentious moves to combat the cost-of-living crisis and bolster a faltering economy. […]


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Hong Kong Inflation Remains Stable As Expected

September 22, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

Hong Kong’s consumer price inflation held steady in August, after accelerating in the previous two months, data released by the Census and Statistics Department showed on Thursday. Consumer prices rose at a stable rate of 1.9 percent year-over-year in August. […]


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Sri Lanka’s economy shrinks 8.4% amid fertiliser, fuel shortages

September 15, 2022

Via: Investing.com

Sri Lanka’s economy shrank 8.4% in the quarter through June from a year ago in one of the steepest declines seen in a three-month period, amid fertiliser and fuel shortages during the nation’s most severe financial crisis in more than […]


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US inflation falls for 2nd straight month on lower gas costs

September 13, 2022

Via: ABC News

Sharply lower prices for gas and cheaper used cars slowed U.S. inflation in August for a second straight month, though many other items rose in price, indicating that inflation remains a heavy burden for American households. Consumer prices surged 8.3% […]


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How Record Inflation Will Impact the US Midterm Elections

September 12, 2022

Via: DailyFX

THE STATE OF THE ECONOMY After a record resurgence out of the depths of the coronavirus pandemic, the US economy has been struggling in recent months. The 2Q’22 US GDP report showed the economy contracted by -0.9% annualized, marking the […]


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France, Germany pledge unity to support economy against inflation

September 9, 2022

Via: Investing.com

France and Germany pledged on Friday to act together to protect households and companies from soaring energy prices, while also using fiscal policy to fight record high inflation. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire and his German counterpart Christian Lindner […]


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Wash full loads, check fridge door seals: Energy and money-saving tips

September 5, 2022

Via: Sky News

The energy price cap is due to rise 80% in October, after the regulator, Ofgem, said the average household’s yearly bill can be raised from £1,971 to £3,549. Fridge freezers Average integrated fridge freezers currently cost around £73 a year […]


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UK house price growth holds steady – but warning of sharp fall ahead

September 1, 2022

Via: Sky News

House price growth fell to 10% last month, down from 11% in July, but actually increased when taking account of seasonal effects. Meanwhile, house prices have risen by almost £50,000 in two years. “There are signs that the housing market […]


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Austria Inflation Slows In August

August 31, 2022

Via: Markets Insider

Austria’s consumer price inflation eased for the first time in several months after a trend of steady growth that has persisted for more than a year in August, mainly due to fuel prices that fell significantly from the previous month, […]


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Home-Price Growth Decelerated in June

August 30, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Home-price growth slowed in June as higher mortgage rates made homeownership less affordable. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index, which measures average home prices in major metropolitan areas across the nation, rose 18% in the year that ended […]


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 […]


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US Dollar Price Action Setups: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/CAD, USD/JPY

August 9, 2022

Via: DailyFX

The US Dollar continues to consolidate ahead of tomorrow’s CPI report. Last week saw a bounce in the US Dollar from a key spot of support, and that was pushed-along by a series of comments from Fed-speakers, all of which […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold Price Short-term Technical Outlook: Gold Rally at Trend Resistance

August 9, 2022

Via: DailyFX

Gold prices rallied more than 0.8% since the start of the week with XAU/USD trading at 1790 ahead of the US open on Tuesday. The advance takes price into technical downtrend resistance and we’re looking for a breakout of the […]