Our Economy and the World Issue 298


This week’s issue of includes:

Key Global and Regional Developments over the Past Week

  • Bloomberg: China tightens Covid restrictions in big cities as cases climb
  • Reuters: U.S. business activity weakens further; euro zone downturn eases slightly
  • BBC: Brexit: Rishi Sunak rules out deal that relies on EU law alignment
  • CNBC: Fed’s Waller says he’s open to a half-point rate hike at December meeting
  • Bloomberg: Ukraine blackouts threaten pipeline bringing gas to Europe

Special Analysis 

  • World Bank: Acting Now for a Safer Future

Developments in Financial and Commodity Markets over the Past Week

  • Yahoo Finance: Stocks rise after Fed minutes signal rate hike slowdown
  • Bloomberg: Oil sinks as EU discusses a softer Russian price cap at $65-$70