Biden’s Fed nominee Michael Barr downplays institution’s climate role

According to Michael Barr, “the only objective should be to understand the risks that the climate could pose to the financial system and to work” on “measures to manage these risks.” The US central bank (Fed) must understand climate risks and help banks deal with them, not determine which sectors they should or should not … Read more

Ford recalls 350,000 vehicles in the United States, some at risk of catching fire

The manufacturer has initiated the recall of SUVs manufactured between December 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021, after being aware of 16 incidents, including one which resulted in an injury. The American automaker Ford has issued a recall of about 350,000 vehicles in the United States, including 39,000 SUVs that must be parked outside because … Read more

USA-George W. Bush calls the invasion of Iraq “unjustified” before resuming – 05/19/2022 at 06:59

WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – Former U.S. President George W. Bush mistakenly called the invasion of Iraq “brutal” and “unwarranted” before pulling himself together and explaining that he wanted talk about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. George W. Bush made these statements during a speech delivered Wednesday in Dallas during which he criticized the Russian … Read more

US expecting possible North Korean tryout during Biden’s visit to Asia – 05/18/2022 at 20:57

WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) – U.S. intelligence has determined that North Korea may conduct a nuclear test or a missile test, or both, ahead of or during U.S. President Joe Biden’s visit to Asia, a the White House national security adviser said Wednesday. “We are preparing for all eventualities, including the possibility of such a … Read more

United States: the Fed will continue to tighten its policy against inflation, announces Jérome Powell – 05/18/2022 at 08:10

UNITED STATES: THE FED WILL CONTINUE TO TIGHTEN ITS POLICY AGAINST INFLATION, ANNOUNCES JEROME POWELL WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) will “persist” in tightening monetary policy until lower inflation is evident in the United States, its chairman, Jerome Powell, said on Tuesday. indicating that the central bank would raise interest rates as … Read more

Ukraine-USA launches program to collect evidence of war crimes – 05/17/2022 at 22:38

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – The United States announced on Tuesday the launch of a new program to collect and analyze evidence of alleged war crimes and other atrocities committed by Russia in Ukraine, as Washington seeks to hold Moscow accountable for its actions. In a statement, the US State Department said the so-called Conflict … Read more

TotalEnergies lands a new project in the United States

The group won a tender for the construction of a one-gigawatt offshore wind farm. The proliferation of announcements of new projects in renewable energies tell the current acceleration of their development, but also the small size of the projects, on the scale of the energy sector that they are brought to upset. At a time … Read more

Trading: should we trust influencers? – 05/13/2022 at 07:02

Paid by trading sites to deliver investment advice, or authors of tweets followed by millions of followers, social media stars are increasingly influencing the market. (© Shutterstock/AFP/D HULL) Nabilla gives advice on bitcoin, Elon Musk boosts the price of an unknown company in Texas in a single tweet… the stars of social networks are also … Read more

USA-Iran nuclear differences difficult to bridge – French source – 05/12/2022 at 16:45

(.) by John Irish WEISSENHAUS, Germany, May 12 (Reuters) – There is still interest in reviving the international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, a French diplomatic source said on Thursday, without hiding his pessimism about the ability of the United States to United and Iran to quickly reach a compromise on their differences. “The negotiation … Read more

Trial of 36: the lawyers of the acquitted police officers are indignant at the challenge – 04/28/2022 at 19:24

Courtroom sketch made on January 14, 2019, showing Antoine Quirin (L) and Nicolas Redouane during their first trial before the Court of Assizes in Paris (AFP / Benoit PEYRUCQ) Since the acquittal on Friday of the two police officers in the so-called “36 quai des Orfèvres” case, a hundred feminist activists have signed a column … Read more