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 […]

the decree making the mask compulsory outdoors suspended

The administrative court of Nantes suspended on Friday January 14 the decree which made it compulsory to wear a mask outdoors in Loire-Atlantique since December 31, AFP learned from the prefecture. The prefect of Loire-Atlantique, Didier Martin, has “taken note“of this decision and will publish a new order”In the evening“, informed the prefecture to AFP. […]

The state of natural disaster recognized in two communes of the Rhône after landslides

Drought and soil rehydration are the cause of these landslides that took place in the summer of 2020. The state of natural disaster has just been recognized for the municipalities of Belmont-d’Azergues and Jonage by a decree published this Friday in the Official Journal. This concerns differential ground movements following drought and soil rehydration that […]

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%. .

shock after the death of a black man shot dead by a white police officer

Relatives of the victim and residents gathered Thursday evening, January 13, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The death of a black man shot dead by a white policeman in confused circumstances sparks a stir in Fayetteville, in the southeastern United States, where the victim’s relatives and residents gathered Thursday evening, January 13 . Read alsoUnited States: […]

further increase in weekly jobless claims

Weekly jobless claims continued to climb in the United States in early January, for the second week in a row, but remain at a very low level as employers in the country are reluctant to lay off workers in the face of labor shortages. From Jan. 2-8, 230,000 people registered as unemployed to receive benefits, […]

wholesale prices climb less quickly in December, brief clearing up in inflation

Wholesale prices in the United States rose much less quickly in December than in previous months, a clearing amid inflation at a 40-year high in 2021, and which is expected to remain strong for several months. Producer prices for goods manufactured and services provided in the United States rose 0.2% in December compared to November, […]