Headlines from Across the MAPSep 22, 2022
As inflation remains at the highest level in more than 40 years, millions of Americans are facing financial hardship due to rising consumer prices. According to a survey conducted by Gallup in August, the majority of U.S. adults now say that price increases are causing financial hardship for their household, with 12 percent describing their hardship as severe, meaning it might affect their ability to maintain their current standard of living. Another 44 percent of households face moderate hardship, meaning that price increases affect them but don’t threaten their standard of living.
- Statista: "Inflation Causing Hardship For Majority Of U.S. Households"
- Yahoo: "Housing: Priced-out Homebuyers Add Pressure To Skyrocketing Rents"
- The Wall Street Journal: "This Should Have Been A Great Year For Gold. Here’s Why It Isn’t"
- Reuters: "Analysis: Overstretched U.S. Companies Feel Pinch Of Higher Borrowing Costs"
- Mish Talk: "Why Sell When You Can Collect Rent? Why Move When Rents Go Up More?"
- Oil Price: "A Natural Gas Shortage Is Looming For The U.S."
- Talk Markets: "The Biggest Pandemic Losers"
- Visual Capitalist: "Charted: The Working Hours Of Americans At Different Income Levels"
- The Wall Street Journal: "Don’t Give Up on the Stock Market"
- WFP: "WFP and FAO Sound The Alarm As Global Food Crisis Tightens Its Grip On Hunger Hotspots"