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Surging inflation fears sent markets tumbling and Fed officials scrambling

A sign advertising units for rent is displayed outside of a Manhattan building on April 11, 2024 in New York City.Spencer Platt | Getty ImagesThe early data is in...

Jamie Dimon warns that inflation, wars and Fed policy pose major threats ahead

JPMorgan Chase CEO and Chairman Jamie Dimon gestures as he speaks during the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and...

BlackRock's Larry Fink sees Fed cutting rates twice this year but missing 2% inflation goal

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 04: Larry Fink, CEO of Blackrock, speaks at a roundtable discussion titled:...

Beyoncé bounce: Western boot sales jump more than 20% week over week since 'Cowboy Carter' launch

Beyoncé leaves the Luar fashion show at 154 Scott in Brooklyn during New York Fashion Week on Feb....

UK economy posts 0.1% growth in February in further sign of recession rebound

People shelters from the rain beneath a Union flag-themed umbrella as they walk past spring flowers in blossom,...

Behind Each Climate Disaster Awaits a Tuberculosis Crisis

Credit Credit: Athar Parvaiz/IPS by Maria Beumont (new york)Friday, October 13, 2023Inter Press ServiceMaria Beumont, MD, is Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for...

The crucial context of Israel’s war on Gaza

A week on from Hamas's shock assault against Israel and the war that has exploded since, The Listening Post looks at the context,...

Iran-backed Hezbollah joining Israel-Hamas conflict would be a 'game changer,' Middle East expert says

Supporters of Lebanon's Hezbollah party parade to mark the last day of Ashura ceremony in Beirut.Aziz TaherAn exchange of fire between Lebanese militant...

Working to Relieve the Trauma of Syrian Earthquake Orphans

Credit Credit: Sonia Al Ali/IPSidilib, syria)Friday, October 13, 2023Inter Press ServiceIDILIB, SYRIA, Oct 13 (IPS) - Seven-year-old Salim al-Bakkar was orphaned in the...

Palestinians flee their homes towards southern Gaza after Israeli order

Thousands of Palestinians have begun to flee their homes in the Gaza Strip after the Israeli military called for all civilians in the...

Russia can gain from Middle East turmoil — but it could backfire if the war spirals out of control

01 Getty ImagesRussia's response to this week's violence in Israel and Gaza has been conspicuously muted as it weighs up its competing alliances and...