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Collective grief from school shootings, pandemic is rewiring brains
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Collective grief from school shootings, pandemic is rewiring brains

For many, the tragedy that unfolded on Tuesday afternoon in Uvalde, Texas, brought on an unwelcome and all-too-familiar constellation of emotions: sadness, anger, shock, frustration and helplessness. The school shooting in south Texas, which left 19 children and two teachers dead, came only 10 days after 10 people were shot and killed in a Buffalo,...

Russian stocks may be ‘essentially worthless,’ MSCI research suggests
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Russian stocks may be ‘essentially worthless,’ MSCI research suggests

Russian stocks may have “no value” compared to the prices listed on the Moscow Exchange, new research from MSCI has suggested. Moscow ceased trading after stocks capitulated on the back of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, reopening a month later after the exchange’s longest shutdown since the fall of the Soviet Union. The Moscow Exchange also...

The Fed’s preferred gauge shows inflation rose 4.9% in April in a sign that price increases could be slowing
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The Fed’s preferred gauge shows inflation rose 4.9% in April in a sign that price increases could be slowing

People shop in a supermarket in Washington, DC, on May 26, 2022, as Americans brace for summer sticker shock as inflation continues to grow. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images The Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gauge rose 4.9% in April from a year ago, a still-elevated level that nonetheless indicated that price pressures could...

Alibaba, Tencent and JD.com post slowest revenue growth on record
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Alibaba, Tencent and JD.com post slowest revenue growth on record

Alibaba, whose headquarters are pictured here on May 26, said its online physical goods GMV in China, excluding unpaid orders, fell further in April, with a “low teens” decline from a year ago. Str | Afp | Getty Images BEIJING — Chinese tech giants Alibaba, Tencent and JD.com have all posted their slowest revenue growth...

Japan is finally seeing inflation, but it may not be time to celebrate
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Japan is finally seeing inflation, but it may not be time to celebrate

Japan’s core consumer prices may be approaching the central bank’s 2% target, but veteran entrepreneur Ernie Higa says it’s not time to cheer yet. “When you talk about inflation, it’s kind of like cholesterol – there’s good cholesterol and bad cholesterol – what we’re experiencing now in Japan is bad inflation,” Higa, chairman & CEO...

Cryptocurrency firms hope bear market will remove bad players
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Cryptocurrency firms hope bear market will remove bad players

Executives from the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry told CNBC that the recent crash in the digital coin market should help get rid of “bad actors” in the space. Billions of dollars of value has been wiped off the cryptocurrency market in the last few weeks driven by a sell-off in stocks and the collapse of...

How to protect yourself against monkeypox, what to do if you catch it
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How to protect yourself against monkeypox, what to do if you catch it

Test tubes labelled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022.  Dado Ruvic | Reuters A recent monkeypox outbreak across the U.S., Europe, Australia and the Middle East has baffled health experts and is raising concerns of a wider outbreak. As of Wednesday, there were 346 confirmed and suspected...