UK retail sales plunge, underlining risk of recession

James G. Cole

A man carries a Union Jack themed shopping bag as he walks along an empty shopping street in Blackpool, Britain, March 9, 2021. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UK retail sales drop 1.6% m/m in August vs 0.5% forecast ONS says all retail […]

One inflation-fighting move Biden has dropped

James G. Cole

Some things in Washington happen with fanfare and hyperbole. Others slip by when the press corps leaves for vacation and skeleton crews are manning the wires. When the White House announced President Biden’s student-debt relief plan on Aug. 24, for instance, it was a major media event. White House staffers […]