the United States provides 2 million doses of vaccine to Kenya and Mauritania

The United States will provide nearly 2 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to Kenya and Mauritania, a White House official told AFP on Monday. These doses are sent through the international Covax mechanism, set up for poor countries, and should arrive at their destination on Monday. Read alsoCovid-19: Vaccines retain very high efficacy against […]

labor shortages are spreading in companies

Labor shortages are the biggest concern for businesses in the United States, while supply difficulties, while still severe, are less of a concern, according to a survey by the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) released Monday. “The results and prospects are positive despite clearly visible shortages, in particular labor shortages“, underlined Jan Hogrefe, the […]

3rd week of increase for jobless claims

The weekly jobless claims in the United States continued to climb, for the third week in a row, and are even at their highest since October, in the midst of the Omicron wave, contradicting analysts who expected a decline. From Jan. 9 to Jan. 15, 286,000 people registered as unemployed to receive benefits, according to […]

contrary to expectations, oil inventories are going up a little

Commercial crude oil reserves in the United States increased slightly last week after seven weeks of decline, surprising analysts who had expected a further sharp reduction in inventories. Read alsoUSA: Oil stocks fall much more than expected, prices are accelerating again According to figures released Wednesday by the US Energy Information Agency (EIA), crude inventories […]

An apartment in the heart of New York sold for 190 million dollars

The American billionaire Daniel Och had acquired it in 2019 for half the price: 93 million dollars. Nearly 190 million dollars for a “penthouse” type apartment above Central Park: very high luxury real estate in New York is again close to records with this sale unveiled Thursday by the Wall Street Journal. Almost 900 m² […]

Fed official sees inflation falling to 2.5% in 2022

Price inflation is expected to slow in the United States in 2022, after hitting its highest level since 1982 last year, to fall back to around 2.5%, New York Fed President John Williams said on Friday. . “With growth slowing and supply constraints gradually resolving, I expect inflation to fall to around 2.5% this year,he […]

inflation hits consumer confidence in January

U.S. consumer confidence deteriorated slightly in January, dampened by the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 and inflation concerns, according to the preliminary estimate from the University of Michigan survey released on Friday. . The index measuring this confidence stood at 68.8 points against 70.6 points in December, down 2.5% over the month and […]

New York Stock Exchange opens higher, unperturbed by US inflation

The New York Stock Exchange opened higher on Wednesday, not scalded by a US inflation indicator at its highest in almost 40 years. In early trading, the Dow Jones gained 0.47%, the Nasdaq index, heavily influenced by technology stocks, took 0.83%, and the broader S&P 500 index, 0.53%. .

An apartment in the heart of New York sold for 190 million dollars

The American billionaire Daniel Och had acquired it in 2019 for half the price: 93 million dollars. Nearly 190 million dollars for a “penthouse” type apartment above Central Park: very high luxury real estate in New York is again close to records with this sale unveiled Thursday by the Wall Street Journal. Almost 900 m² […]