Biden Asks FTC to Examine Oil, Gas Companies’ Role in High Gasoline Prices

Biden Asks FTC to Examine Oil, Gas Companies’ Role in High Gasoline Prices

WASHINGTON—President Biden called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether oil-and-gas companies are participating in illegal conduct aimed at keeping gasoline prices high. In a Wednesday letter to FTC Chair Lina Khan, Mr. Biden alleged that there is “mounting evidence of anti-consumer behavior by oil-and-gas companies.” He said gasoline prices are rising even as … Read more

UPDATE 1-Money markets back to pricing two ECB rate hikes by Dec ’22

ECB can't yield digital money space to private sector - Panetta

(Adds details, updates prices)Nov 12 (Reuters) – Euro zone money markets moved back on Friday to pricing two full European Central Bank rate hikes by the end of next year.The bloc’s bond markets, like others, have been volatile in recent weeks, with a focus on when major central banks will start to hike rates as … Read more

Carbon Pricing: How it could save the world (and save you money)

Carbon Pricing: How it could save the world (and save you money)

Last week, nearly 40 nations attending COP26 pledged to transition their power grids away from coal power production. Disappointingly, the United States was not one of the pledges to do so. But, this does not mean all is lost. Citizen’s Climate Lobby, a nonprofit organization that aims to promote national policies that address climate change, … Read more

Analysis: Drug pricing reform opponents win most pharma lobbying money

Analysis: Drug pricing reform opponents win most pharma lobbying money

Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules are arranged in the shape of a U.S. dollar sign on a table in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana August 20, 2014. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic/File PhotoOct 25 (Reuters) – Democratic Party lawmakers holding up proposed drug pricing reforms are among the largest beneficiaries of the pharmaceutical industry’s push to stave off … Read more