The Wildlife Conference promotes the protection of sharks and turtles

panama city — An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for the species of sharks targeted in the flipper trade and the scores of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers have been decimated by the pet trade. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna … Read more

Inflation is declining. Here’s what that means for your annual salary increase

Physics | iStock | Getty Images Inflation and annual wages are not in a one-to-one relationship. This became apparent to many workers last year when annual merit increases in salaries and wages were nowhere near the highest levels of inflation in four decades. Many employees stuck, even as wages increased by more than has been … Read more

Economies booming with Russian wealth and immigration

Russians cross the border between Russia and Georgia days after President Vladimir Putin announced a mobilization campaign on September 21. Daru Solakuri | Getty Images News | Getty Images While many economies are suffering from the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a select few countries are benefiting from the influx of Russian immigrants and … Read more

Holiday shopping begins as inflationary sentiment drops

NEW YORK (AP) — While Black Friday will mark a return to familiar holiday shopping patterns, uncertainty remains. The US labor market remains strong, consumer spending is resilient and inflation is slowing. But higher prices for food, rent, gasoline and other household costs have weighed on shoppers. As a result, many are reluctant to spend … Read more

How to navigate credit and financial risk in an unstable economy

Burning five-dollar and one-dollar banknotes, London, August 8, 2011 (Photo by Tom Stoddart/Getty Images) Getty Images I recently interviewed Sundeep Yerapotina, Chief Risk Officer (CRO CRO ) of Citi’s Rewards branded cards, a personal finance and credit risk management expert on how people handle credit and financial risks in today’s uncertain market. What is your … Read more

JPMorgan sees four possible outcomes for the economy, and only one of them is good

The global economy faces four possible scenarios in the future — none particularly great — although there is a 1 in 5 chance that a recession won’t take hold, according to economists at JPMorgan Chase. In the most likely case for the company, the United States would likely experience a downturn in the latter part … Read more

Qatar prepares for stock market boom in FIFA World Cup | Qatar World Cup 2022 news

Doha, Qatar Qatar is preparing for a stock market boom at the FIFA World Cup as the country’s stock market prepares to capitalize on the upcoming mega event. With more than $4 billion in foreign inflows in the first 10 months of this year alone, stock market experts say the Qatari stock market, like most … Read more

Rental growth slowed to an 18-month low

A “Now Leasing” sign is displayed in front of an apartment complex in Washington, D.C., on January 24, 2022. Stephanie Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images The hot rental market is finally starting to cool off along with the rest of the housing stock. Rents are still higher than they were a year ago, but … Read more