USA-Unexpected fall in retail sales in December – 01/14/2022 at 14:42

WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) – U.S. retail sales fell unexpectedly in December as Americans remained constrained by shortages of goods and rising coronavirus infections. The Commerce Department on Friday reported a 1.9% drop in retail sales last month after growth of 0.2% (revised) in November. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast flat sales in December. […]

United States: priority to price stability – 01/14/2022 at 09:02

Jerome Powell promised before the Senate to do everything possible during his second term to prevent inflation from taking root. (© G. Images/AFP) As inflation soars, the Federal Reserve will do what is necessary to deal with it. Jerome Powell, the president of the Fed, would he be the best friend of the American stock […]

Moscow speaks of “unfruitful” discussions with the USA and NATO – 01/13/2022 at 11:17

MOSCOW, Jan 13 (Reuters) – The Kremlin on Thursday gave a negative progress report on international security talks with the United States and NATO over the past few days, citing “unsuccessful” talks and disagreement on several issues background. Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for the Russian presidency, said that Moscow viewed “extremely unfavourably” the proposed new sanctions […]

USA: inflation slightly above expectations in December – 01/12/2022 at 14:41

(AOF) – In the United States, consumer prices rose 0.5% in December, against a consensus of +0.4% after +0.8% in November. Over one year, prices rose by 7% in line with expectations after +6.8% in November. This increase is the largest since February 1982. Excluding energy and food, inflation stands at 0.6%. Economists were counting […]

US sets up unit to fight domestic terrorism – 01/11/2022 at 6:32 pm

by Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, Jan.11 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden’s administration is setting up a new unit within the Justice Department to fight domestic terrorism, a move that comes after the deadly assault in January 2021 by supporters of former President Donald Trump. A senior US official made the announcement Tuesday during a […]

USA: Mester ready to support Fed rate hike in March – 1/11/2022 at 6:57 p.m.

USA: MESTER READY TO SUPPORT A RISE IN FED RATES IN MARCH (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) may need to raise interest rates at least three times this year, starting in March, to respond to labor market tensions and persistently high inflation and wider, Cleveland Fed chairman Loretta Mester said Tuesday. “If the […]

Sodexo: an appointment in the health services in the USA – 11/01/2022 at 16:27

( – Sodexo on Tuesday announced the appointment of David Gillan as director of strategy and customer loyalty at its US health services subsidiary, Sodexo US Healthcare. The catering giant specifies that David Gillan was until now responsible for supplies at Vizient, an American health care network. Sodexo also announced on Tuesday that its subsidiary […]