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Economy · Washington

Biggest US cities lost population during pandemic, Sunbelt saw gains, census data shows

61% Center coverage: 31 sources
Eight of the 10 largest cities in the U.S. lost population during the first year of the pandemic. New York lost more than 305,000 people, while Chicago and Los Angeles contracted by 45,000 residents. Only San Antonio and Phoenix gained new residents, but they added only about 13,000.See the Story
Europe · London

Rishi Sunak announces £5bn windfall tax on energy firms

45% Left coverage: 20 sources
Rishi Sunak has finally unveiled a multi-billion pound windfall tax on oil and gas industry profits to help deal with the cost of living crisis. The measures will raise around £5 billion in revenue over the next year, the Chancellor said. It comes into effect today, and will be legislated for via a standalone Bill to be introduced shortly.See the Story
Business · Washington

Fewer Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

67% Center coverage: 27 sources
Applications for unemployment benefits fell by 8,000 to 210,000 for the week ending May 21. The four-week average for claims, which smooths out some of the weekly volatility, ticked up from the previous week to 206,750. American workers are enjoying historically strong job security two years after the coronavirus pandemic.See the Story
Europe · Moscow

Russia's central bank cuts key interest rate to 11%, citing decreased stability risks

50% Center coverage: 10 sources
The Bank of Russia lowered its key interest rate to 11% from 14%. That largely reverses a doubling of the key rate in the immediate aftermath of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The initial hike to 20% from 9.5% in late February was intended to support a rapidly weakening ruble.See the Story
Europe · London

Every household to get energy bill discounts of £400 this autumn

50% Left coverage: 6 sources
Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces a package of new measures to tackle soaring prices. poorest households will also get a one-off payment of £650. Ofgem said Wednesday that bills could jump by £830 to £2,800 a year if prices rise again in October.See the Story
Opinion

[Opinion] It's time to prepare for a recession

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
There is a toxic brew of external economic headwinds, including the war in Ukraine and Covid lockdowns in China, resulting in supply shocks that boost inflation and slow growth.See the Story
International

Chinese consumers locked up at home, but still spending, says Alibaba

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Shares of Alibaba were up more than 10% in early trading after the company reported that revenue rose 9% from a year ago. Alibaba said that it now has more than 1 billion active customers in China, the first time the company has surpassed that milestone. Other major Chinese companies have also reported more upbeat results lately as well.See the Story
Economy · Washington

White House expects minimal impact on U.S. and global economy from Russia default

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The White House said on Thursday it expects minimal impact on the U.S. and global economy from a potential Russia debt default. The United States pushed Russia closer to the brink of a historic debt default on Wednesday by not extending its license to pay bondholders. Washington ramps up pressure following Russia's actions in Ukraine.See the Story
Central Bank

The latest on Russia's economy as Putin tries to deal with inflation

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Russia's central bank has cut interest rates for the third time in two months. CNN's Clare Sebastian reports on what this move means for Russia's economy.See the Story

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