“Amazingly Resilient”: IMF Raises Global Growth Forecast | International Monetary Fund

“Amazingly Resilient”: IMF Raises Global Growth Forecast |  International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slightly raised its outlook for global growth in 2023 due to “surprisingly resilient” demand in the United States and Europe and the reopening of the Chinese economy after Beijing abandoned its strategy. zero COVID strict. The IMF has said global growth will fall further to 2.9% in 2023 from … Read more

China’s $6 trillion consumer market pulls out of a slump

China’s  trillion consumer market pulls out of a slump

BEIJING — China’s consumption recovery from zero-Covid is off to a strong start — after a depressing fourth quarter. When Michelin-starred restaurant Dreaming reopened on Thursday after a Lunar New Year break, it was fully booked, said Edward Suen, chief operating officer of the Guangzhou site. Reservations for the next three days were close to … Read more

Samsung products could soon offer telehealth

Samsung products could soon offer telehealth

Last week, the well-known consumer electronics and digital technology leader, Samsung, announcement a new partnership with IntelliTek Health, a company that has developed a patient-centric virtual assistant tool. The goal of the partnership is to use artificial intelligence technology and digital voice assistance to enable healthcare providers to deploy their services through Samsung products. IntelliTek … Read more

US unemployment system still plagued by delays 3 years after pandemic

US unemployment system still plagued by delays 3 years after pandemic

People line up to attend a job fair at SoFi Stadium on September 9, 2021 in Inglewood, California. Patrick T. Fallon | AFP | Getty Images These days, the United States unemployment system is a bit of an anomaly. Almost three years after the Covid-19 pandemic caused the worst jobless crisis in the United States … Read more

Amazon’s bold $5 prescription drug program is the future of pharmacy

Amazon’s bold  prescription drug program is the future of pharmacy

Amazon is taking a bold new step into the world of healthcare, further strengthening its powerful footprint in the B2C space between businesses and consumers. Earlier this week, the tech giant announced its new “RxPass” program, which is a $5 subscription plan that lets Amazon Prime members easily access and deliver many drugs for free. … Read more

Former Fed Governor Robert Heller explains why rate hikes must stop now

Former Fed Governor Robert Heller explains why rate hikes must stop now

Text size The money supply is decreasing in absolute terms. Further tightening by the US Federal Reserve risks triggering a recession, writes Robert Heller. Al Drago/Bloomberg About the Author: Robert Heller is a former member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. Inflation is the biggest problem facing the economy today, according to … Read more

Apple earnings and Federal Reserve meeting boost stocks in the week ahead

Apple earnings and Federal Reserve meeting boost stocks in the week ahead

The January market rally faces a major test in the coming week due to several major events, the most important of which could be the interest rate announcement and the Federal Reserve press conference. The Fed meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday comes amid a flood of corporate earnings reports, with about 20% of the S&P … Read more

Beyoncé and a $100,000 suite at Atlantis The Royal

Beyoncé and a 0,000 suite at Atlantis The Royal

Beyoncé performs onstage to headline the Grand Reveal of Dubai’s new luxury hotel, Atlantis The Royal on January 21, 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Mason Poole/parkwood Media | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — It was the talk of the town. From all over the country, really – and … Read more

Key Fed measure eased, spending also fell

Key Fed measure eased, spending also fell

Consumers spent less in December even as a measure of inflation considered key by the Federal Reserve showed the pace of price increases was slowing, the Commerce Department reported on Friday. Personal consumption expenditure excluding food and energy rose 4.4% from a year ago, down from 4.7% in November and in line with the Dow … Read more

Opinion: “Don’t just sit there, do something.” The stock market and the economy are telling you to make tough decisions with your money now.

Opinion: “Don’t just sit there, do something.”  The stock market and the economy are telling you to make tough decisions with your money now.

I’ve always refrained from saying what legendary investor Sir John Templeton considered the four most dangerous words in investing: This time it’s different. » After months of talking and reading the words of investment experts trying to figure out the right way to describe and forecast the US economy and stock market for 2023, I’m … Read more