For some people assuming more power drives their behavior. History books are filled with leaders exhibiting this characteristic. A few fairly recent examples come to mind. Changes in both Russia and China have allowed leaders to stay longer than the initial arrangement, and those at the helm of both Hungary and the Philippines seized more authority during the coronavirus pande
Prices paid by Americans were unchanged in January 2019 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Price Index (CPI). This comprehensive look at inflation gained just 1.6 percent in the past twelve months. Stripping out food and energy, the “core” CPI tally gained 0.2 percent to start the year and 2.2 percent on a year-over-year basis.
First, happy Friday. You made it through another week and are likely to embark on a long weekend. Monday is Memorial Day, so Atlas and the markets are closed. Summer is about to unofficially begin and the driving season along with it. Many Americans will find themselves at the petrol station filling up as they add miles to the odometer.