From the Fed to the currency crisis in Europe, here’s what’s behind this sell-off in the financial markets:

Trader on the floor of the NYSE, June 7, 2022. Source: NYSE Stocks fell sharply, bond yields rose and the dollar strengthened Friday as investors heeded the Federal Reserve’s signal that the battle with inflation could lead to much higher interest rates and a recession. The sell-off was global on Friday, in a week in … Read more

UK inflation hits new 40-year high of 10.1%

Liz Truss and Rushi Sunak at The Sun’s Showdown: The Fight for No10, the last live debate for Conservative Party leaders. The next prime minister will face a historic cost of living crisis as food and energy prices rise and real incomes shrink. Dominic Lipinski | Dad Pictures | Getty Images LONDON — UK inflation … Read more