Legal clashes await US companies that cover workers’ abortion costs

Abortion rights advocates protest before the US Supreme Court the day after the Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Women’s Health Organization for Abortion, overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision, in Washington, US, June 25, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 26 (Reuters) – A … Read more

Analysis: Market crash exposes Europe’s divisions

Defeat markets focus on Europe’s Achilles heel The European Central Bank’s attempt to restore confidence that has been curbed by high prices Ministers deadlocked over a ten-year plan to support banks LONDON (Reuters) – A sell-off in the markets brought back memories of the euro zone debt crisis more than a decade ago, highlighting the … Read more

Putin said on Friday that the sanctioned Kremlin is depriving Russia’s Davos of its elite

Flags bearing the emblem of the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) flutter near Saint Isaac’s Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register International Economic Forum June 15-18 in St. Petersburg There are no prominent Western figures in the “Russian Davos” because … Read more

In the “miracle” city of Shenzhen, concerns about China’s economic future

SHENZHEN, China, June 13 (Reuters) – (This story was rewritten on June 12 to make it clear where in the penultimate paragraph) David Fong made his way from a poor village in central China to the booming southern city of Shenzhen as a young man in 1997. Over the next twenty-five years, he worked for … Read more

US retailers cut prices but services keep inflation high

WASHINGTON, June 9 (Reuters) – Major US retailers such as Target Corp (TGT.N) And Wal-Mart (WMT.N)It has cut rates to clear overcrowded warehouses, but hotel revenue is pouring in as daily room rates and occupancy are above pre-pandemic levels. Used car prices are no longer rising at the chart-topping pace that led to an initial … Read more