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. […]

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, […]