Experts Have Mixed Feelings on Fall Travel Season

Experts Have Mixed Feelings on Fall Travel Season

It seems nothing can stop people from traveling this summer, but the fall is a different story. New research from host agency Travel Experts is shedding light on how people are feeling about travel after this summer’s surge. ADVERTISING “While some expect the summer highs to carry over into the fall, there are now concerns … Read more

Asian Shares Gain as Investors Shrug off Downbeat Data | Business News

By ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were higher in Asia on Friday, despite data suggesting economies are slowing. The advance tracked gains on Wall Street, where the market is headed for its first weekly gain after three weeks of punishing losses. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index added 1.2% to 26,491.97 and the … Read more

Business Highlights: Rising Powell criticism, Kellogg split

Business Highlights: Rising Powell criticism, Kellogg split

___ Fed’s Powell facing rising criticism for inflation missteps WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell won praise for his deft leadership during the maelstrom of the pandemic recession. As threats to the US economy have mounted, though, Powell has increasingly struck Fed watchers as much less sure-footed. Inflation has proved higher and far … Read more

Tech Stocks: Expect More Volatility in 2022

Tech Stocks: Expect More Volatility in 2022

Tech stocks were battered during the first half of the year, but they could be facing more pain in the second half of the year as the economy faces a slowdown, experts said. The Nasdaq Composite has seen losses that are over a third of its value compared to its all-time peak last November. Even … Read more

UK Rail Strike Strands Commuters, Pits Workers Against Govt | Business News

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Tens of thousands of railway workers walked off the job in Britain on Tuesday, bringing the train network to a crawl in the country’s biggest transit strike for three decades — and a potential precursor to a summer of labor discontent. About 40,000 cleaners, signallers, maintenance workers … Read more

Biden Says Decision on Gas Tax Holiday May Come This Week | Business News

By AAMER MADHANI and JOSH BOAK, Associated Press REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday that he’s considering a federal holiday on the gasoline tax, possibly saving US consumers as much as 18.4 cents a gallon. “Yes, I’m considering it,” Biden told reporters after taking a walk along the beach near his … Read more

Asian Markets Most Lower Ahead of US Holiday | Business News

By YURI KAGEYAMA, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower in cautious trading Monday ahead of a federal holiday in the US Worries over inflation and risks of a global recession from central bank efforts to bring it under control appeared to outweigh Wall Street’s positive close on Friday. The price … Read more

From COVID to war: Will travel become more expensive? | Travel

From COVID to war: Will travel become more expensive?  |  Travel

The pandemic still hasn’t ended, there’s a war in Europe and inflation is soaring. In challenging times like these, many people are longing for a vacation. Yet even going on holiday isn’t as easy as it once was. More than two years of the pandemic have left their mark on many people, prompting existential fears … Read more