UK consumer confidence has dropped to its lowest level for nearly 50 years amid the cost of living crisis, according to a survey, fuelling concerns that the economy will slide into recession in 2022. The UK consumer confidence index fell 2 percentage points to minus 40 in May, its lowest since records began in 1974,
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In this article AMAT PANW ROST DECK VFC Signage outside Palo Alto Networks headquarters in Santa Clara, California, U.S., on Thursday, May 13, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Thursday: Applied Materials — Applied Materials shares fell more than 2% after the chipmaker
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The restoration of tax-exempt advance refunding, the municipal bond market’s highest legislative priority, likely won’t get passed for years to come as Democrats are expected to lose at least one chamber of Congress and further political gridlock is expected. That’s according to panelists speaking at NFMA’s annual conference on Thursday, as panelists gathered to discuss
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Wall Street stocks fell on Wednesday as a bounce for global equity markets faded and downbeat earnings from discount retailer Target intensified jitters about inflation and choked-up supply chains. The benchmark S&P 500 share index dropped 1.5 per cent in early dealings and the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite lost 1.8 per cent. Shares in Target plunged
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