Did corporate greed fuel inflation? It’s not biggest culprit

Did corporate greed fuel inflation?  It’s not biggest culprit

WASHINGTON – Furious about surging prices at the gasoline station and the supermarket, many consumers feel they know just where to cast blame: On greedy companies that relentlessly jack up prices and pocket the profits. Responding to that sentiment, the Democratic-led House of Representatives last month passed on a party-line vote-most Democrats for, all Republicans … Read more

Did corporate greed fuel inflation? It’s not biggest culprit

Did corporate greed fuel inflation?  It’s not biggest culprit

WASHINGTON – Furious about surging prices at the gasoline station and the supermarket, many consumers feel they know just where to cast blame: On greedy companies that relentlessly jack up prices and pocket the profits. Responding to that sentiment, the Democratic-led House of Representatives last month passed on a party-line vote-most Democrats for, all Republicans … Read more

Did corporate greed fuel inflation? It’s not biggest culprit

Did corporate greed fuel inflation?  It’s not biggest culprit

WASHINGTON (AP) – Furious about surging prices at the gasoline station and the supermarket, many consumers feel they know just where to cast blame: On greedy companies that relentlessly jack up prices and pocket the profits. Responding to that sentiment, the Democratic-led House of Representatives last month passed on a party-line vote-most Democrats for, all … Read more

The West wants to go further on Russian oil. Inflation makes that difficult

The West wants to go further on Russian oil.  Inflation makes that difficult

Russia is making just as much money from energy exports as it was before it invaded in late February. Meanwhile, inflation is surging globally, adding to political pressure on leaders such as US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron. As leaders from top economies gather in Germany on … Read more

Biden heads to Europe to keep allies united against Russia as a grinding war in Ukraine takes its toll

Biden heads to Europe to keep allies united against Russia as a grinding war in Ukraine takes its toll

Telfs-Buchen, Austria CNN – President Joe Biden departed Saturday for a week of summits in Europe, where the grinding war in Ukraine – entering its fifth month and fading from Americans’ attention – will be thrust back to the forefront. Biden hopes to announce new sanctions and military assistance alongside European allies during his visits … Read more

A woman’s brutal killing shocks the Arab world

A woman’s brutal killing shocks the Arab world

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi and Cairo CNN – The brutal killing of a young woman in broad daylight on an Egyptian street has shocked the Arab world, bringing the … Read more

Crypto crash: forced selling cools down; correlation with equities back in focus

Crypto crash: forced selling cools down;  correlation with equities back in focus

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’ll walk you through what’s going on in the current bear market. As usual, find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we should cover. You can also reach me through email … Read more

Crypto crash: forced selling cools down; correlation with equities back in focus

Crypto crash: forced selling cools down;  correlation with equities back in focus

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’ll walk you through what’s going on in the current bear market. As usual, find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we should cover. You can also reach me through email … Read more

FDA bans July e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

FDA bans July e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

WASHINGTON (AP) – US health regulators on Thursday ordered Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the market, the latest blow to the embattled company widely blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping. The action is part of a sweeping effort by the Food and Drug Administration to bring scientific scrutiny to the … Read more

Airport chaos: European travel runs into pandemic cutbacks

Airport chaos: European travel runs into pandemic cutbacks

LONDON (AP) – The airport lines are long, and lost luggage is piling up. It’s going to be a chaotic summer for travelers in Europe. Liz Morgan arrived at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport 4 1/2 hours before her flight to Athens, finding the line for security snaking out of the terminal and into a big tent … Read more