‘Hell’ in Ukraine’s Donbas as Russia piles on pressure, warns Zelenskiy By Reuters

6/6 © Reuters. View of the rubble after a building was hit by what was reported to be an air strike, during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Bakhmut, Donetsk Region, Ukraine, in this handout picture released May 19, 2022. State Emergency Service of Ukraine / Handout via 2/6 By Natalia Zinets and Jonathan Landay KYIV…

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Hinkley Point C costs set to soar at another £ 3bn, warns EDF

France’s EDF has warned that the costs of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant under construction in south-west England could balloon by an additional £ 3bn, while it also warned of further delays because of supply chain problems arising from Covid-19 lockdowns. In a statement released late on Thursday evening, the French state-backed utility…

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CDC urges Pfizer booster for children ages 5 to 11

CDC urges Pfizer booster for children ages 5 to 11 | Fortune You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Stock futures rise slightly, with the S&P 500 on edge of bear market

US stock futures rose slightly Thursday night, as traders watched to see if the S&P 500 will tumble into bear market territory. S&P 500 futures traded 0.1% higher, while Nasdaq 100 futures gained 0.3%. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 34 points, or 0.1%. Those moves came after another downbeat day on…

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WSJ’s Horwitz and staff wins NY Press Club’s highest award

Jeff Horwitz The New York Press Club announced Thursday that Jeff Horwitz and the staff of the Wall Street Journal are the 2022 recipients of the club’s highest award, The Gold Keyboard. The Journal reporters were recognized for their series of investigative stories titled “The Facebook Files” on the social media site’s “flaws that cause…

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Mirror, mirror, the rhyme of history combating stagflation still a mystery

Given the looming commodities shock, rising interest rates and inflationary pressures, the May 21 election is increasingly looking like a contest worth losing.

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