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What’s a bear market? An economist explains

A 16th-century proverb advises: “It’s unwise to sell a bear’s skin before catching it.” That’s one of the stories used to explain why, in modern...

Scientists develop first perovskite solar cell that could last for over 30 years

Princeton Engineering researchers have developed the first perovskite solar cell with a commercially viable lifetime, marking a major milestone for an emerging class of...

How inflation is influencing the way we think and behave

Driven largely by soaring gas prices, inflation reached levels not seen in decades over the last year, according to new Consumer Price Index data. Prices...

Inflation hits fresh 40-year high, pushing Fed to get more aggressive with interest rates

The ‘Beveridge curve’ should give it courage to do so Inflation surged at the fastest pace in over 40 years in May 2022, pushing the...

Ukraine war, COVID lockdowns and inflation will slow economy, but no recession yet

According to the UCLA Anderson Forecast, several economic impediments — including the Russia–Ukraine war, COVID-19 lockdowns in China, supply chain constraints and inflation —...

Why the Apple and Google app store monopoly could soon be over

New rules on mobile app stores could trigger a wave of creative, cheaper apps with more privacy options for users. Every budding developer dreams of...

Why Mastercard’s new face recognition payment system raises concerns

Mastercard's "smile to pay" system, announced last week, is supposed to save time for customers at checkouts. It is being trialed in Brazil, with future...

Baby formula is arriving from overseas. Will it curb the crisis?

A military cargo plane delivered 78,000 pounds of baby formula to Indianapolis from Europe on Sunday, with another shipment expected to arrive from Germany...

Satellite navigation’s new player: Europe’s Galileo

Since the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, was launched by the Soviet Union in 1957; the earth-to-space traffic hasn't stopped. Numerous technologies are now connected...

What’s in your weed? The label doesn’t tell you much

Labels like indica, sativa and hybrid—commonly used to distinguish one category of cannabis from another—tell consumers little about what’s in their product and could...