Sanctions on Russia are increasing, not decreasing, its revenue

The European Union has just approved new sanctions against Russia, including a price cap on oil sales, following the United States' Sept. 30 announcement of new economic sanctions. Both announcements are in response to Russia's ...

Can the energy tax in Germany lead to a yellow vest movement?

The CO2 tax extended by the German government to the transport sector in 2021 aims to reduce emissions of this climate-damaging gas. For motorists, it will have an impact in the form of rising fuel prices. If one remembers ...

Slowdown in inflation buoys consumer sentiment

Consumer sentiment rose by 13% in August, lifting off of the all-time low reading for the survey reached in June but remaining 17% below a year ago, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers.

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