Tag: Economie

  • Healthcare organizations are looking for new uses for virtual health technology

    The virtual health revolution has spread over the past few years, notably through generational shifting events such as the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, health care leaders, organizations, and policy makers see the value of virtual health, both in terms of patient convenience and experience, and the cost savings that virtual health can provide […]

  • The Wildlife Conference promotes the protection of sharks and turtles

    panama city — An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for the species of sharks targeted in the flipper trade and the scores of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers have been decimated by the pet trade. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna […]

  • Inflation is declining. Here’s what that means for your annual salary increase

    Physics | iStock | Getty Images Inflation and annual wages are not in a one-to-one relationship. This became apparent to many workers last year when annual merit increases in salaries and wages were nowhere near the highest levels of inflation in four decades. Many employees stuck, even as wages increased by more than has been […]

  • Holiday shopping begins as inflationary sentiment drops

    NEW YORK (AP) — While Black Friday will mark a return to familiar holiday shopping patterns, uncertainty remains. The US labor market remains strong, consumer spending is resilient and inflation is slowing. But higher prices for food, rent, gasoline and other household costs have weighed on shoppers. As a result, many are reluctant to spend […]

  • These household bills add to your cost of living

    People who pay the bills might take notice, but Americans as a whole don’t seem to pay much attention to the cost of living. The cost of living is often an abstract concept that heads of household admit they need to address but often don’t. What is the cost of living? It is the total […]

  • Six things to do immediately after you calm down

    Looking to tighten their belts and curb their budgets, corporate America is in a slash-jobs mindset these days, as some of America’s largest groups are furloughed by thousands of workers. meta (meta) – Get a free reportFacebook, formerly known as Facebook, laid off 11,000 employees in the second week of November. Twitter’s new boss, Elon […]

  • There is no win-win situation in a fragmented world

    Singapore’s education minister, Chan Chun Sing, said in his keynote address at the Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Summit in Singapore on Wednesday that Singapore will not take sides in geopolitical disputes and will instead take positions in support of the rule of law. He said the world must remain interconnected despite the pressures of disintegration, because […]

  • Chinese firms top billing in World Cup after team failure | Qatar World Cup 2022

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – China may not send a team to Qatar, but Chinese companies will have top billing as sponsors of the 2022 World Cup. Chinese brands are the biggest sponsors for this month’s tournament – even outspending a list of US companies that includes iconic names like Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Budweiser. Chinese sponsors […]

  • The Fed made a ‘big mistake’ and could push the economy into the ‘Great Depression’ – Arch Cathy Wood

    (Kitco News) The Fed is ignoring signs of deflation in the economy. Cathy Wood, chief executive of Ark Invest, said steep increases in interest rates could push the economy into something like a Great Depression. The deflationary signals are already strong, and the setup looks similar to the 1920s a hundred years ago. “Before the […]

  • Drought and rising sea levels have put Cuban agriculture at risk

    Written by Megan Janitsky November 12 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/business-cuba-car Caribbean-droughts-economy-be688d051fc0c9f4bab6bd9c72d7c205 BATABANO, Cuba (AFP) – Jordan Diaz Gonzalez pulled weeds from his fields with a tractor until Cuba’s summer rainy season turned a deep red mud. Now it takes five farmers to take care of Diaz’s crop. This cuts Diaz’s profit margin and reduces the agricultural […]