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Japan's inflation hovers around 2-year high, BOJ flags price pressure

Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.5% in December from a year earlier, increasing for a second month in a row at the fastest pace in nearly two years in a sign of broadening inflationary pressure...

Biden approval hits new low at one-year mark: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden ends his first year in the White House with a clear majority of Americans for the first time disapproving of his handling of the presidency in the face of an unre...

World stocks mixed after China rate cuts, Japan export gain

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mixed Thursday after China cut interest rates and President Joe Biden said “we're not there yet” on lowering punitive tariffs on Chinese goods. Lond...

OctaFX Releases List of Top 2021 Events that Affected the Financial Market

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - The year 2021 was packed with exciting developments and meaningful circumstances in world affairs—its economy, politics, and policies—impact...

Biden year one takeaways: Grand ambitions, humbling defeats

Joe Biden's long arc in public life has always had one final ambition: to sit behind the Resolute Desk of the Oval Office. He achieved it — albeit, at 78, as the oldest person to ass...

Eurogroup seeks path between high inflation, slower growth

BRUSSELS (AP) — Euro finance chiefs on Monday ventured into a high-wire political balancing act prompted by conflicting economic forces: a weaker growth outlook and stronger inflation. ...

Group: Tax rich to fund vaccines for poor hit by pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Anti-poverty organization Oxfam called Monday for governments to impose a one-time 99% tax on the world's billionaires and use the money to fund expanded production of vaccines for the p...

At many churches, pandemic hits collection plates, budgets

Biltmore United Methodist Church of Asheville, North Carolina, is for sale. Already financially strapped because of shrinking membership and a struggling preschool, the congregation...

World shares track Wall Street retreat, US futures edge up

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares slipped in Europe and Asia on Friday after a retreat on Wall Street that left the Nasdaq composite down 2.5%. Germany's DAX lost 0.6% to 15,928.83 and the CAC ...

U.S. Cognitive Assessment Market Size 2022, Share Estimation, Trend Analysis, Industry Growth Rate, Company Profiles with Strategies

The U.S. Cognitive Assessment market held a market value of USD 572.3 Million in 2020 and is estimated to reach USD 3,283.8 Million by the year 2027. The market is expected to register a growth rate o...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Jan. 11 The Washington Post on “why Democrats should push hard on voting rights”: ...

As killings rise in many cities, St. Louis sees big decline

In a year when many U.S. cities saw a substantial increase in killings, St. Louis bucked the trend in 2021 — a dose of good news for a city that for decades has had among the worst homicide rates in t...

As the Federal Reserve’s money printer quiets, markets shake

NEW YORK (AP) — The shakiness hitting Wall Street isn’t just because the Federal Reserve’s money printer that’s supporting markets is slowing, but that it may soon go into reverse. W...

Inflation at 40-year high pressures consumers, Fed and Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation jumped at its fastest pace in nearly 40 years last month, a 7% spike from a year earlier that is increasing household expenses, eating into wage gains and heaping pressure ...

Global stocks, Wall St up after Powell says rates to rise

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks and Wall Street futures advanced Wednesday after Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell said U.S. monetary policy would return to normal and interest rates might be raised...