Inflation Got You Down? At Least You Don’t Live in Argentina.

Inflation Got You Down? At Least You Don’t Live in Argentina.

Shopkeeper Jonathan Faez has a word of advice to people around the world obsessing about inflation: Chill out. “I have friends in the United States and Spain and they’re telling me they’re going crazy with their annual inflation of 5% or 7%,” says Mr. Faez, owner of a lingerie store. “Here, we reach 4% almost […]

Russian Forces Close In on Ukraine’s Capital as Kyiv Prepares to Fight


First American News LLC-Raleigh, NC: Russian forces closed in on Kyiv, attacking by land and air on Friday, while Ukrainian soldiers and civilians dug in to defend the capital. Ukraine’s president vowed not to surrender. Moscow signaled an openness to talks with Kyiv. But shortly after, Russian President Vladimir Putin excoriated Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky, […]

Moderna Vaccine Granted Full Approval by F.D.A.


First American News LLC, Raleigh, NC: The Food and Drug Administration granted full approval on Monday to Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine, the second-most widely used in the United States and the second to receive full regulatory approval. Get New York Times+Wall Street Journal The vaccine, which can be administered to adults and has been shown to […]

How Vladimir Putin Keeps Everyone On Their Toes

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First American News LLC, Raleigh, NC: As the Ukraine crisis deepens, three Bloomberg Opinion columnists unpack the Russian president’s motivations. The standoff between Russia and the West is growing ever more fraught, with knuckles whitening on both sides amid the buildup of troops and weapons along Ukraine’s eastern borders. Get WSJ and Barrons News Bundle […]

IMF Urges El Salvador to Ditch Bitcoin’s Legal Tender Status

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First American News LLC, Raleigh NC: After adopting bitcoin as the national currency, Central American country plans to issue bonds backed by bitcoin as negotiations with the IMF stall. The International Monetary Fund urged El Salvador to strip bitcoin of its status as legal tender because of its large risks to financial stability, the latest […]

On the Brink of War With Russia, Ukrainians Are Resigned and Prepared

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First American News LLC: Raleigh, NC: Computer whiz Danylo Kovzhun has taught his children to handle a pistol. Confectioner Roman Nabozhniak is training colleagues to run his business so he can focus on fighting Russians. Bar owner Vitaliy Kyrychenko keeps his gas tank full in case he needs to get out fast. Wall Street Journal […]