Stuck on a Snowy Highway, Running Out of Food, Water, Gas
Lanes in both directions eventually became blocked across an approximately 40-mile stretch of I-95 north of Richmond. As hours passed and night fell, motorists posted messages on social media about running out of fuel, food and water.
Hawkish Fed signals it may have to raise rates sooner to fight inflation
A “very tight” job market and unabated inflation might require the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates sooner than expected and begin reducing its overall asset holdings as a second brake on the economy, U.S. central bank policymakers said in their meeting last month.
CES 2022: Despite Omicron, Vegas expects over 2,000 companies to unveil innovations –
The massive annual tech conference kicks off Monday with in-person press events in Las Vegas. Despite the surge of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 over the holidays, the event’s organizer, the Consumer Technology Association, said it would proceed but end a day early as a safety measure. The organization expects up to 75,000 attendees and over 2,200 exhibitors, including Samsung Electronics Co. and Sony Group Corp.
Europe Sleepwalked Into an Energy Crisis That Could Last Years
The retired salt caverns, aquifers, and fuel depots that hold Europe’s stockpiles of natural gas have never been so empty at this point in winter.
OPEC+ Continues To Struggle To Produce As Much As Quotas Allow
This suggests that the OPEC members in OPEC+ faced more difficulties in pumping as much as their quotas dictated than the non-OPEC producers.
Latin America’s Populist Wave Is Weighing On Oil Producers
This wave of leftist Latin American leaders is anti-extractivist promising to increase cuts from mining and oil while determined to reducedependence on resource extraction and ratchet-up environmental regulation. Conflict-torn Colombia could be next.
CNN reporter mocked following realization that COVID-shaming exists
CNN politics reporter and editor-at-large Chris Cillizza was mocked by critics Tuesday after posting an extensive Twitter thread admitting he’d come to the realization that people were afraid of being shamed for contracting the coronavirus earlier in the pandemic.