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Federal Reserve Officials Banned From Owning Individual Stock After Scandal
After revelations of several scandals involving potential insider trading within the Federal Reserve have emerged over the past weeks, the agency has banned its officials from trading individual stocks as it scrambles to mitigate a legitimacy crisis and distrust of the public.
The real message of Rishi Sunak's budget will be laying groundwork for next election | Richard Partington
Soaring living costs, shortages on supermarket shelves and a health emergency that was supposed to be all over bar the shouting.
Fast 100: Meet the fastest-growing private companies in the Bay Area in 2021 - San Francisco Business Times
Congratulations to the Fast 100 class of 2021!
Every year, the San Francisco Business Times publishes our ranking of the region's fastest-growing private companies.
G7 trade leaders gather amid global supply chain chaos
Trade ministers from the G7 group of wealthy nations will meet in London on Friday as they wrestle with global supply chain disruptions that threaten to derail the recovery from the pandemic.
The Guardian view on pro-market thinking: ministers want it to survive Covid | Editorial
ill the market revolution - the predominant ideology of our time - survive the pandemic? Events this week suggest that the UK government certainly hopes so.
China's falling home prices cast another shadow over economy
China's housing market slump has intensified in recent weeks as sales plunge and more developers default on their debt.
Inflation is eating into Sunak's Budget, Resolution foundation says
The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, should plan for more tax hikes as his Budget faces a storm of "messy and unpredictable" economic challenges.
China economy slows as power cuts, property woes and Covid take toll
China's economy grew slower than expected in the third quarter, official data showed on Monday, as power outages and supply bottlenecks hurt factories while sporadic Covid-19 outbreaks weighed on consumption.
Don't let environment get in the way of trade deals, government tells its negotiators
UK trade negotiators should prioritise economic growth over the environment in trade deals, according to a leaked official document.
UK economy posts modest gain as supply crisis holds back GDP growth
The British economy posted modest growth in August, the first full month without Covid-19 restrictions and before the impact of September's fuel-crisis is laid bare.