London investigates Google for abuse of dominant position

The UK Competition Authority (CMA) has opened an investigation into Google’s online advertising practices, raising concerns about a possible abuse of a dominant position that could harm access to information for Britons . This is the second investigation opened by the CMA on Google and its parent company Alphabet after that on a possible illicit … Read more

oil inventories fall less than expected

Commercial crude oil reserves in the United States fell less than expected last week, according to figures released on Wednesday by the United States Energy Information Agency (EIA), which also reported a stabilization in American production. During the week ended May 20, black gold inventories fell by a million net barrels, while analysts expected a … Read more

durable goods orders grew more slowly in april

Durable goods orders rose a little less than expected in April in the United States, driven by civil aeronautics, the sector which recorded the strongest growth, according to data released Wednesday by the Commerce Department. Read alsoIn the United States, publishing must face censorship The total amount of orders amounted to 265.3 billion dollars, up … Read more

Walmart expands drone delivery service

The American retail giant Walmart announced on Tuesday the expansion of its drone delivery service, planning to make it available in 34 locations in the United States by the end of the year. The drones will be operational in six US states (Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Texas, Utah and Virginia) with the ability to reach up … Read more

31 tons of powdered milk landed in the United States

A plane from Germany with more than 31 tons of cans of baby milk powder intended for the American market, affected by a major shortage, landed on Sunday morning in the United States, according to images broadcast on American television channels. President Joe Biden had earlier announced on Twitter that a plane “loaded with more … Read more

United States and Taiwan want to strengthen their economic ties

The United States and Taiwan have decided to strengthen their commercial relations which for the moment are not sealed by a bilateral agreement, the Biden administration announced on Friday. US Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai and Taiwanese Minister John Deng met and “instructed their teams to explore concrete ways to deepen the U.S.-Taiwan trade and … Read more

the number of unemployment benefits paid is at its lowest since 1969

The number of jobless claimants in the United States in early May hit its lowest level since December 1969, but jobless claims have been climbing since early April, according to Labor Department data released Thursday. Read alsoCovid-19: the Canadian government wants to suspend unemployment benefits for those who have not been vaccinated From May 1 … Read more

an airlift to solve the shortage of baby milk

President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday (May 18) an airlift and the use of Cold War-era legislation to try to solve the shortage of baby milk in the United States, which has become a political headache. for its administration. Read alsoInfant milk: the Lactalis scandal has left its mark The Department of Defense “will use … Read more

the share of workers born outside the United States has returned to its 2019 level

The share of foreign-born workers in the U.S. workforce in 2021 returned to pre-pandemic 2019 levels as the country faces a significant labor shortage. “In 2021, the foreign-born share of the U.S. civilian workforce returned to pre-pandemic levels of 17.4% in 2019 from 17.0% in 2020”the Department of Labor (BLS) said in a statement on … Read more

an airlift to solve the shortage of baby milk

President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday (May 18) an airlift and the use of Cold War-era legislation to try to solve the shortage of baby milk in the United States, which has become a political headache. for its administration. Read alsoInfant milk: the Lactalis scandal has left its mark The Department of Defense “will use … Read more