great day of mobilization to defend the right to abortion

Large marches are to be held in Washington, New York, Chicago, Austin or Los Angeles, as the Supreme Court looks set to turn back 50 years. “Hands off our bodies!”: Thousands of demonstrators are expected Saturday in the streets of the United States to defend the right to abortion, threatened by the Supreme Court which … Read more

consumer confidence deteriorates significantly in May (University of Michigan)

American consumer confidence deteriorated sharply in May, in all categories of the population, and the index measuring it fell to its lowest level since August 2011. The index thus lost 9.4% compared to April, and fell to 59.1 points, according to the preliminary estimate of the University of Michigan survey released on Friday. This deterioration … Read more

rate hike could be faster after summer if inflation persists

A U.S. central bank (Fed) official said on Friday she expects rate hikes of more than half a point as early as September if inflation does not ease, warning that necessary measures could push up unemployment and slow the growth. Read alsoAgribusiness: how inflation sustains itself “Unless there are any big surprises, I expect it … Read more

the Senate confirms the reappointment of Jerome Powell as Fed Chairman for a second term

The US Senate confirmed on Thursday May 12 the reappointment as chairman of the central bank (Fed) of Jerome Powell, chosen by Joe Biden for a second term, in the midst of a series of rate hikes in the face of high inflation. Read alsoIn the United States, employees in a position of strength The … Read more

weekly jobless claims are on the rise again

Weekly jobless claims in the United States increased again last week, passing the 200,000 mark, mainly due to seasonal adjustments, say economists who rule out large layoffs for the moment. From May 1 to 7, 203,000 people applied for unemployment benefit, 1,000 more than the previous week, the number of which was also revised upwards, … Read more

CNP Assurances posts net profit up 2.7% to 316 million euros

CNP Assurances announced Thursday a net profit in the first quarter up 2.7% year on year, to 316 million euros, however reduced by provisions. The group has in fact endowed theprovision for surplus participation“of 172 million euros, “out of caution” and “given the uncertainties that may arise between now and the end of the year“Commented … Read more

Bayer suffers a legal setback in the USA, the action loses more than 6%

Bayer suffered a legal setback in the United States on glyphosate, the general counsel at the Supreme Court having given an unfavorable opinion in a lawsuit against the agrochismiste, with the effect of a sharp decline in the title on Wednesday. Read alsoBayer raises its head, but remains weighed down by Monsanto The title ended … Read more

mixed result for Trump in local primaries

Republican voters in West Virginia on Tuesday (May 11) chose a supporter of Donald Trump to represent them in the midterm elections in November, but the former president saw one of his proteges lose the primary in Nebraska. Read alsoHow Donald Trump is planning his revenge These two less urbanized states lean frankly on the … Read more

Arrest of an escapee and his accomplice guardian actively wanted in the United States

American police announced on Monday May 9 that they had arrested a detainee in the state of Indiana “extremely dangerous”who escaped on April 29 with the help of a prison officer, also arrested. ‘Casey White is under arrest again’, Sheriff Rick Singleton told reporters. His alleged accomplice, prison officer Vicky White, was injured during the … Read more

Inflation, Ukraine and China, risks for financial stability in the United States, worries the Fed

The risks for financial stability in the United States have increased over the past six months, the American central bank (Fed) warned on Monday May 9 in a report, citing inflation, the war in Ukraine or the difficulties of the real estate sector. in China. Read alsoAccording to INSEE, inflation will soar to 5.4% over … Read more