Consumers are cutting back on Christmas gift purchases amid higher inflation

Consumers are cutting back on Christmas gift purchases amid higher inflation

Inflation weighs heavily on the holidays this year. About half of shoppers will buy fewer items because of higher prices, and more than a third said they will rely on coupons to cut costs, according to a recent survey of more than 1,000 adults by RetailMeNot. While the survey found that many consumers are also … Read more

The White House ensures voter safety on election day

The White House ensures voter safety on election day

“No specific credible threats” against Americans on Election Day, White House says People line up to vote at a polling place on November 8, 2022 in Fuquay Varina, North Carolina, United States. Allison Joyce | Getty Images The White House assured the safety of voters on Election Day, saying it has not heard of any … Read more

Parents open up about issues that affect their vote

Parents open up about issues that affect their vote

Parents open up about issues that affect their vote – CBS News Watch CBS News Caitlin Huey-Burns spoke with “pressured parents” in Pennsylvania about what’s driving them to vote. Crime, inflation and abortion access are among their concerns. They could be the difference in the state’s high-stakes election. Be the first to know Get browser … Read more

Jared Polis, a Democrat for lower taxes

Jared Polis, a Democrat for lower taxes

Colorado Governor Jared Polis speaks at a press conference on November 1. Photo: David Zalubowski/Associated Press Denver On Tuesday, Colorado can re-elect its Democratic governor, keep the Legislature blue and cut the state’s income tax for the second time in three years through a citizen-led ballot initiative. At the annual Steamboat Institute Freedom Conference in … Read more

Inflation makes Thanksgiving at home more expensive than eating out

Inflation makes Thanksgiving at home more expensive than eating out

Despite sky-high inflation still hanging around and a bird flu that killed over 6 million turkeys, 87% of Americans still plan to serve turkey at their holiday meal. But analysts at Wells Fargo say dining out for Thanksgiving this year may be more cost-effective when you factor in the time and money most Americans spend … Read more

The EU says it is seriously concerned about Biden’s inflation reduction law

The EU says it is seriously concerned about Biden’s inflation reduction law

The European Union has “serious concerns” about the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act, saying it violates international trade rules, according to an official document seen by CNBC.

Equipment designed to reduce methane emissions is failing

Equipment designed to reduce methane emissions is failing

When Sharon Wilson pulled up to the BP site in Texas last June, production tanks towered over the windswept grass about 60 miles southeast of San Antonio. Cows and pumpjacks lined the roadsides. Everyone looked calm. But when Wilson turned on a high-tech video camera, a disturbing image became visible: A long black plume pouring … Read more

How Climate Became the New Culture War Frontline – POLITICO

How Climate Became the New Culture War Frontline – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Delegates landing in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh for UN climate talks this week are a global elite bent on tearing down national borders, stripping individual freedoms and condemning working people to a life of poverty. The dark view is held by a number of far-right … Read more

An S&P 500 ETF that delivers double-digit percentage yields

An S&P 500 ETF that delivers double-digit percentage yields

Investors may want to consider JPMorgan’s Equity Premium Income Fund ETF to achieve more reliable gains in the current volatile market environment. According to the company, the ETF uses S&P 500 options and proprietary data to generate monthly income for investors. The goal is to provide investors with income even when market uncertainty is high. … Read more

Fact check: Biden’s midterms message includes false and misleading claims

Fact check: Biden’s midterms message includes false and misleading claims

Washington CNN  —  President Joe Biden has been back on the campaign trail, traveling in October and early November to deliver his pitch for electing Democrats in the midterm elections on Tuesday. Biden’s pitch has included claims that are false, misleading or lacking important context. (As always, we take no position on the accuracy of … Read more