inflation, pharmaceutical results and more

Every Monday, mintThe Plain Facts section features the top data releases you need to keep an eye on during the week. In addition to the UK GDP figures, the US inflation figures due for release this week will be closely watched by markets around the world amid overheating fears. Profits …

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Will inflation thwart the US economic recovery?

Will inflation thwart the US economic recovery? Corporate America is poised to deliver the best performing season in years, raising hopes for a quick economic recovery. But executives point to a key pressure point on analyst calls: rising prices. For months, Wall Street investors have worried about inflation as the …

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People spend more on furniture, clothes, restaurants and bars

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Alina Selyukh / NPR Updated at 9:03 am ET US shoppers spent more prudently in August and retail sales rose 0.6% compared to July, when tens of millions of unemployed people stopped receiving additional federal unemployment benefits and families faced a confusing start to school. Still, …

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Why AstraZeneca could dominate the European vaccine market

Demand in the United States may be limited, as President Joe Biden recently purchased enough doses of the vaccine from Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) and Moderna (NASDAQ: mRNA) to immunize almost all Americans. But global demand remains high. In this Motley Fool Live video registered on February 26, 2021, Corinne Cardina, …

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