Posts Tagged ‘prices’

Existing US Home Sales up in June; Prices Reach New Heights

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes rose in June, snapping a four-month losing streak, while strong demand for higher-end properties and ultra-low mortgage rates helped push prices to new highs. Existing homes sales rose 1.4 percent last month from May to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 5.86 million units, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) […]

NZ electricity companies drained water off the hydro lakes to keep prices high

From seemorerocks.is Jacinda Adern likes to play pretend that we are all going to be driving electric cars (or at least those who have not been eliminated or forced into poverty) without once asking the question where all this electricity is going to come from. The answer is either COAL or the economy will be […]

Thousands rally against government in Cuba, protesting shortages and high prices

In an eruption not seen in nearly three decades, thousands of people took to the streets across Cuba on Sunday, staging a rare protest against the communist government over food shortages and high prices amidst the coronavirus pandemic in the country. The demonstrations, which erupted in several cities across the island nation from national capital […]

Demonstrators in Havana protest shortages, rising prices

Thousands of Cubans marched on Havana’s Malecon promenade and elsewhere on the island Sunday to protest food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis, in one of biggest anti-government demonstrations in memory. Many young people took part in the afternoon protest in the capital, which disrupted traffic until police moved in after several hours […]

Thousands Of Cubans Protest Shortages, Rising Prices In Major Demonstration

Thousands of Cubans marched on Havana’s Malecon promenade and elsewhere on the island Sunday to protest food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis, in one of biggest anti-government demonstrations in memory. Many young people took part in the afternoon protest in the capital, which disrupted traffic until police moved in after several hours […]

As Gas Prices Spike 40 Percent Under Biden, These Hollywood Celebrities Are Pushing Him to Shut Down More Pipelines

Left-wing Hollywood stars including Mark Ruffalo, Jane Fonda, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Helms, Danny Glover, and Rosanna Arquette are putting pressure on President Joe Biden to shut down the Enbridge Line 3 oil sands pipeline — as well as all “fossil fuel infrastructure expansion” — claiming it represents an “attack” on the climate and indigenous rights. Their […]

Live Q&A: Military Whistleblowers Expose Anti-American Indoctrination; Prices Rise Amid Fears of Inflation

Live Q&A: Military Whistleblowers Expose Anti-American Indoctrination; Prices Rise Amid Fears of Inflation Hundreds of whistleblowers in the U.S. military have allegedly stepped forward to expose what Sen. Tom Cotton described as “anti-American indoctrination” training being carried out. And in other news, consumer prices are rising in the United States. While concerns of possible inflation […]

Joe Biden’s Labor Crisis Causes Chipotle to Raise Menu Prices

Fast-food burrito chain Chipotle will raise menu prices to cover the rising cost of labor to attract Americans back to work after the Democrats continued with extra-generous jobless benefits, the company announced Tuesday. Executives will raise menu prices by about 4 percent to cover the cost of the increased employee wages, the New York Times reported. […]

As Wood Prices Surge 400%, Hemp Homes Are Cheaper, More Efficient, and CO2 Negative

Renegade Editor’s Note: The whole “reduce your carbon footprint” movement is a PsyOp, but that does not change the fact that hempcrete is awesome. By Matt Agorist This time last year, the price of lumber was $300 per thousand board feet. In only a year, the price has shot up over 400% to $1,686 for […]

Circle Back Psaki: Don’t Believe Your Lying Eyes – Gas Prices Are Totally Normal

Joe Biden’s White House Press Secretary assured Americans on Friday that everything is ‘totally normal’ and ‘healthy’ in regards to gas prices in America. “As Americans are hitting the road, they are paying less in real terms for gas than they have on average over the last 15 years—and they’re paying about the same as […]

Soaring Prices Push US Households To The Edge

Above photo: In this April 29, 2020 file photo, a worker restocks chicken in the meat product section at a grocery store in Dallas. AP Photo/LM Otero. Surging prices for necessities like used cars, phones, and housing have caused the biggest jump in “core” consumer prices in nearly four decades, according to new figures released […]

Hilarious! Gas Station Puts Hunter Biden Meme on Their Sign, ‘Hope Gas Prices Don’t Get Too High’

The Lewis Country Store in Nashville flashed a series of memes on its sign, such as Fox News host Tucker Carlson laughing and an empty gas gauge with the Biden/Harris logo. “Hope gas prices don’t get too high,” one side of the meme reads, with the other side showing an infamous photo of Hunter posing […]

Inflation Nation: Producer Prices Soar By Most on Record

Prices received by businesses for goods and services jumped 6.2 percent compared with a year ago, the largest increase since 12-month data started being calculated by the Department of Labor in 2010. The Department of Labor said its Producer Price Index increased a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent compared with March. The index rose 1.0 percent […]

Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Have Increased The Average Price Of A New Home By $35,872 In 1 Year

By Michael Snyder Do any of you remember when you could buy an entire house for $35,000?  There was a time in America when middle-class Americans could buy a house and have it paid off in just a few years.  But now existing home prices have soared into the stratosphere, and lumber prices are making […]

One Bank Warns Soaring Food Prices Will Lead To Social Unrest

Yesterday we explained why with prices already soaring, global inflation was about to go into overdrive as the leading food price indicator that is the Bloomberg Agri spot index hit the highest level in six years. In a nutshell, this is a problem since food is a large component of CPI baskets in Asia, and “this large inflationary impulse […]

The Mass Exodus From The West Coast Is Driving Home Prices In Idaho To Insane Levels

The median sales price in the Coeur d’Alene region rose in March to $476,900, up 47% from a year earlier, according to the Coeur d’Alene Association of Realtors. Finding a home to buy in the metro area of about 166,000 is getting tougher: Inventory of homes for sale shrank by 71% to just 337 homes. […]

The next Middle East crisis will be rising food prices

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Texas Faces New Power Crisis: Prices Soar 10,000% As ERCOT Urges Power Conservation Amid Grid ‘Emergency’

Texas’ power grid operator, Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which came under immense pressure months ago for mishandling the historic winter storm in mid-February, urged customers Tuesday afternoon to “reduce their electricity use” as a cold front swept through, causing power demand to spike. ERCOT told customers to please “conserve energy at this time. Consumers […]

Oil Prices Rise After Targeting Thirty of Shaaban Operation

News – Middle East: Oil prices rose, Monday, after the Yemeni Armed Forces announced the implementation of a large-scale military operation in the depths of Saudi Arabia, which targeted the facilities of the Saudi oil company “Aramco” in Jeddah and Jubail. According to “RT” website, oil prices changed direction after the announcement of the operation, […]

Pfizer Execs: There is a ‘Significant Opportunity’ to Hike Prices

Pfizer execs have informed the company’s investors of a “significant opportunity” to hike the prices of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Speaking at the virtual Barclays Global Healthcare Conference last week, two high-ranking Pfizer employees – CFO Frank D’Amelio and Chuck Triano, senior VP of investor relations – said there would be a chance for Pfizer to […]

Cobalt prices soar as China stockpiles metal used in phones, electric cars

One country that should be benefiting from the price rise is the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which produces about two-thirds of the world’s cobalt, but supply shortages caused by logistical issues and fears of political instability in the Central African nation have hurt the industry. There are also concerns about the ethical sourcing of […]

Home rental prices in large Israeli cities stable for 2020

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Global food prices soar to 6-year high, says FAO

World food prices rose in January for the eighth consecutive month, led by cereals, vegetable oils and sugar, reports the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. A FAO report said that its food price index marked a 4.3 percent increase from December, reaching its highest level since July 2014. FAO’s Food Price […]

Tesla enters Israeli market, prices lower than expected

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00

Amazon to Fund Affordable Housing Projects While Driving Up Home Prices

Amazon, the multinational online retail corporation owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos, is pledging to fund $2 billion worth of affordable housing projects in three United States cities after driving up home prices and rents. This week, Amazon executives said they would be pledging $2 billion to build affordable housing projects across the suburbs of Seattle, […]

Oil Prices Up $1 on OPEC Output Cut Talks, Iran Tension

Crude oil storage tanks are seen in an aerial photograph at the Cushing oil hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, US April 21, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Drone Base. Oil prices rose by around $1 on Tuesday as tension simmered following Iran’s seizure of a South Korean vessel and as the OPEC+ group studied a possible production cut in […]

Let’s Get Lower Drug Prices AND More Innovation and New Cures!

The following article is sponsored by StopSocializedMedicine.org and authored by George Landrith, president of Frontiers of Freedom.    President Trump has done a lot in his first term to strengthen the U.S. Economy, make America more competitive, and bring good paying jobs back to America. As a result, before the Chinese COVID pandemic and the almost complete economic shutdown […]

US accuses Israel’s Teva of fixing drug prices

NEW YORK — The US Justice Department on Tuesday charged Israeli generic drug giant Teva of illegally fixing drug prices between 2013 and 2015. Teva and several co-conspirators agreed to “fix prices, rig bids, and allocate customers for generic drugs” including the popular cholesterol-regulating medicine Pravastatin, the Justice Department said in a statement. Patients would […]

Despite Covid-19 crisis & falling oil prices, Russia’s gold & foreign exchange reserves reach all-time high

The value of Russia’s gold and foreign currency holdings has risen by almost $9 billion in a week. This means it’s sitting on $600 billion in forex reserves – an all-time record beating August 2008’s previous high of $598 billion. That was just before the global financial crisis, or ‘Great Recession’, which wreaked havoc worldwide […]

Trump signs executive orders to lower prices on pharmaceuticals

(Natural News) In a bid to help make FDA-approved medications more affordable for Americans, President Trump has signed a series of executive orders aimed at stopping Big Pharma from continuing to price-gouge our country. Prior to their signings, White House spokesman Judd Deere told the media that the Trump administration “continues to […]

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