Oil resists inflation in the United States and the rise of the dollar

Oil prices resisted Monday, June 13 despite the rise of the dollar and the rout of stock markets, weighed down by fears of economic recession and galloping inflation in major crude-consuming countries such as the United States. Brent crude from the North Sea for August delivery climbed 0.21% to 122.27 dollars. A barrel of US … Read more

Inflation rises in the United States, so do Fed rates

Faced with inflation that continues to climb in the United States, even becoming Joe Biden’s economic priority, the American central bank is preparing to raise its key rates for the third time on Wednesday, and could accelerate the movement. The monetary policy committee, the decision-making body of the Fed, meets on Tuesday and Wednesday. A … Read more

she contracts an STD in a car and is awarded $5.2 million in damages

An American who contracted a sexually transmitted disease after unprotected sex in her partner’s car has been awarded $5.2 million in damages from the vehicle’s insurer. Read alsoBertille Bayart: “Insurers, thieves?” According to the woman’s lawsuit, filed last year in the state of Missouri, her partner negligently infected her with the human papillomavirus (HPV) in … Read more

‘Baby Holly’ found alive 41 years after her disappearance in the United States

Texas authorities announced on Thursday June 9 that they had found an American woman who went missing in 1981 as an infant alive, and called for help to unravel the mystery that still surrounds the murder of her parents. Read also“I still believe in it, I will never abandon it”: the relentless quest of the … Read more

the stock market regulator proposes measures for more transparency and competition

Gary Gensler, the chairman of the American stock exchange authority, the SEC, unveiled on Wednesday June 8 a series of reform projects intended to make the stock market “more transparent and competitive», especially for small investors. Read alsoIn the face of inflation, the Indian central bank raises its rate a second time The aim of … Read more

impact still uncertain in the United States, according to Yellen

The impact in the United States of the taxation of multinationals where their profits are made, and not in the country of their headquarters, a measure provided for in a global agreement signed in October, remains uncertain at this stage, the secretary said on Tuesday. US Treasury, Janet Yellen. “We will derive revenue from the … Read more

trade deficit narrows in April

The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in April after hitting a record high in March on the back of rising exports and falling imports, Commerce Department data showed on Tuesday. The goods and services deficit with the rest of the world stood at $87.1 billion in April, down nearly 19.1% from the previous month, when it … Read more

Homeless man drowns in US without police intervention

A homeless man drowned in the United States in front of police officers who refused to intervene, according to images and a transcript released Monday (June 6) by authorities. Read alsoAfter the massacre in Texas, the police under the fire of criticism Called out on May 28 at dawn near an artificial lake in Tempe, … Read more

The United States wants to attract foreign tourists again

The United States wants to bring back foreign tourists, banned for a year and a half because of Covid-19, and presented a plan on Monday to seduce them, aiming to welcome 90 million international travelers a year. Total spending by these visitors is estimated at $279 billion a year, the Commerce Department said in a … Read more

JetBlue wants to appease Spirit shareholders with an improved offer

The American low-cost company JetBlue Airways, which seeks to convince the shareholders of Spirit Airlines to prefer its takeover offer to that of Frontier Airlines, proposed Monday to pay more in the event of blocking by the competition authorities. Read alsoSpirit Airlines rejects JetBlue’s takeover bid, preferring Frontier’s JetBlue launched a hostile takeover bid (OPA) … Read more