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US Consumer Sentiment Falls to Near 10-Year Low in May

US Consumer Sentiment Falls to Near 10-Year Low in May

Consumer sentiment in the United States has fallen to an almost ten-year low in May, new data reveals. The drop was revealed in the final May edition of the University of Michigan’s Sentiment Survey, which was released on May 27. The index fell from 65.2 in April to 59.1 in…
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Twitter to Pay $150 Million for Improperly Selling Users’ Private Data

Twitter to Pay $150 Million for Improperly Selling Users’ Private Data

Social media giant Twitter has agreed to pay $150 million after it was caught improperly selling users' private information. The company is accused of selling the data of users to target advertising, without having informed them. The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the settlement. If approved…
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Report Reveals Inflation’s Growing Impact on Dining Habits

Report Reveals Inflation’s Growing Impact on Dining Habits

Soaring inflation is having a direct impact on people's dining habits, a new report has revealed. The report, from marketing insights firm Acosta, shows that consumers are feeling the bite of inflation. People are responding by dining out less or choosing more affordable restaurants and meal options. In its foodservice-specific…
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Russia Shuts Down All Gas Exports to Finland

Russia Shuts Down All Gas Exports to Finland

Russia has shut down all gas exports to neighboring Finland after the Nordic country refused to pay for Russian gas supplies in roubles. The Russian government announced the cut-off on Saturday, just days after Finland announced it is applying to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). On Friday, the Russian…
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UK Consumer Confidence Hits Lowest Level since Records Began

UK Consumer Confidence Hits Lowest Level since Records Began

Confidence among UK consumers has hit the lowest level since records began nearly five decades ago, according to a new report. The worrying drop in consumer confidence was revaled by business intelligence firm Growth from Knowledge (GfK). GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index decreased two points to minus 40 in May.…
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White House Makes Worrying Admission about Stock Market

White House Makes Worrying Admission about Stock Market

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre has admitted that President Joe Biden's administration is not monitoring the stock market on a regular basis. The news comes as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 1,100 points Wednesday. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Jean-Pierre said that “nothing has changed on how we…
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