growth but not too much to curb inflation, recommends the chairman of the Fed

American growth must remain positive without being too strong to be able to curb inflation, indicated Tuesday May 17 the president of the American central bank (Fed), Jerome Powell. “What we really need is to get growth back down from its very high levels of last year, to slow down while remaining positive.“, so that … Read more

New EU-US trade talks, against a backdrop of war in Europe

American and European trade officials meet Monday in Saclay in the Paris region for a new meeting of the EU / United States Council on Trade and Technology (TTC), in a context marked by the war in Ukraine. Launched to bring the two blocs together after the departure of the Trump administration, against a backdrop … Read more

Not yet ready for retirement, Advocate General Patrice Lemonnier leaves Rouen for Caen

This article is for subscribers only Register for free and enjoy 14 days of unlimited access to all our articles! I’m registering Posted on 05/15/2022 at 10:00 Investigating judge then general counsel at the Rouen Court of Appeal, Patrice Lemonnier puts down his suitcases in Caen on June 1, 2022. Meeting with one of the … 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

E.Leclerc recalls aperitif cheeses suspected of containing listeria

The recall campaign concerns a 65 gram sachet of the Les Croisés brand, containing a duo of goat cheese balls for an aperitif. E.Leclerc stores launched a national recall campaign on Thursday, May 12, relayed by the government site Rappel Conso, concerning aperitif cheeses suspected of containing listeria, a bacterium responsible for listeriosis. This infectious … 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

“I am outraged by the images I have seen,” says Olivier Véran

Faced with the testimony of a father whose child died after eating a Buitoni pizza, the Minister of Health said he was “devastated”. “Mr. Véran must take a stand with strong actions. Apologies are not enough. We’re asking to make sure these things don’t happen again“, declared, this Thursday on RMC, the father of an … 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