U.S. National Debt Surpasses Its Economy by $7 Trillion

Since its significant growth following the abandonment of the ‘Bretton Woods system’ in the early 1970s, and the unprecedented acceleration after the ‘Economic Recovery Tax Act’ of 1981, the U.S. national debt has been a hotly debated topic. The debate intensified in recent years due to the effects of the 2008 crisis and the associated rise in debt, and even more so due to the unprecedented public burden during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently,…

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U.S. Inflation Drops to 3.4%

On May 15th, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the eagerly anticipated inflation figures for April. The inflation rate in the United States stands at 3.4 percent year-over-year, aligning with expert forecasts of 3.4 percent. This marks a slight decrease from the previous month, following four consecutive increases. In the last month, the inflation rate had risen to 3.5 percent, surpassing analysts’ expectations once again. The troubling trend of rising U.S. consumer prices might…

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Naturgy Shares Soar Amid Potential Takeover by TAQA

Naturgy’s stock has seen a significant uptick this 2024, rallying strongly in the wake of potential acquisition interest. The Spanish utility company’s shares climbed 5% on Wednesday, adding to a 3.3% rise on Tuesday. This upward trend marks eight consecutive sessions of gains, accumulating an impressive 11.7% increase in total. The surge in share prices follows confirmed negotiations between the Emirati group TAQA and the private equity firms CVC and GIP, which collectively hold 40%…

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Avian Flu Detected in Dairy Cows Across Multiple U.S. States

The National Veterinary Services Laboratories in North Carolina has confirmed a new case of avian flu in a dairy herd in the state. This latest case is part of a series of detections across several other states, including New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, Michigan, Ohio, and Idaho, with the first cow case reported on March 25. “This is an evolving situation and we are expecting more diagnoses. We will work in collaboration with our federal partners…

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