Our Economy and the World Issue 323


This week’s issue of includes:

Key Global and Regional Developments over the Past Week

  • Bloomberg: Oil Demand Growth to Slow Sharply as Peak Nears, IEA Says
  • Bloomberg: UK Economy Bounced Back in April with Gains for Retailers
  • Bloomberg: Japan’s Exports Weaken Further Amid Global Economic Slowdown
  • Reuters: S&P raises Brazil outlook as Lula’s economic plan wins plaudits
  • CBS: The Federal Reserve is pausing rate hikes for the first time in 15 months

Special Analysis 

  • World Bank: The Hidden Wealth of Nations: Groundwater’s Critical Role in a Changing Climate

Developments in Financial and Commodity Markets in the Past Week

  • Reuters: Oil gains for the week as supply cuts balance demand concerns
  • CNBC: Crypto prices stabilize after plunging on SEC crackdown jitters