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S&P analysts sharply worsen outlook for US economic and monetary policy to recession next year

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The U.S. could enter a recession in the fourth quarter of 2022. We are talking about a bad outlook for U.S. economic and monetary policy. This is reported by the Financial Times, citing data from S & P Global Market Intelligence.

The U.S. economy will enter a recession in the fourth quarter of this year. At the end of 2023, the country’s GDP could fall by 0.5%. As a result, the company sharply worsened its own forecast for the U.S. economy, as the previous time predicted growth of 0.9%.

Analysts said Hurricane Ian was among the factors negatively affecting the U.S. economy, which would reduce GDP growth by 0.1% in the fourth quarter. Also, the situation in Ukraine and rising interest rates continue to have a negative impact on economic growth in the country.

It predicts that the U.S. economy will begin to recover by the third quarter of 2023. Today we can even talk about an outlook for the U.S. economy to collapse.

Earlier on Tuesday, Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, predicted a recession in the U.S. economy. According to him, it could come by mid-2023. He added that inflation, rising interest rates and geopolitics are all red flags for the economy.

Before that, head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva said that in 2023, a recession threatens countries that make up a total of one-third of world GDP. At the same time, the total loss to the world economy from the slowdown in production growth will reach $4 trillion by 2026.

Earlier we reported that Britain shuts down power plants due to the deepening crisis because of gas shortages.

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South Korean exports dropped 14% in November, the highest in 2.5 years

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South Korea’s exports fell 14 percent year-on-year to $51.91 billion in November, preliminary data from the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy showed. The November drop was the biggest in 2.5 years since May 2020 and was caused both by the deteriorating global economy, which even a Google price chart showed, and a truckers’ strike in the country.

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Exports fell for the second month in a row. Analysts on average expected an 11% decline, according to Trading Economics. Respondents to MarketWatch predicted a 10.5% decline.

Shipments of semiconductor products overseas, the country’s top export item, fell 29.8%; petrochemicals fell 26.5% and steel exports fell 10.6%. Meanwhile, exports of automobiles jumped 31% and petroleum products 26%.

Exports to China, South Korea’s largest trading partner, fell by 25.5%, and to Asian countries – by 13.9%. Below, supplies to the USA grew by 8% and to the European Union – by 0.1%.

In January-November exports rose by 7.8% on the same period last year and reached a record $629.1 billion.

South Korean imports rose 2.7% to $59.2 billion in November, marking the 23rd consecutive month of gains, but the current rate of growth is the lowest since November 2020. Experts had predicted an increase of only 0.2%.

South Korea’s trade deficit last month was $7.01 billion, compared with a surplus of $2,973 billion a year earlier.

The negative balance was recorded for the eighth month in a row. As a result, by the end of 2022, the country may record a foreign trade deficit for the first time since the financial crisis in 2008.

Earlier we reported that the UN estimates the cost of humanitarian aid in 2023 at a record $51 billion.

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The UN estimates humanitarian aid costs in 2023 at a record $51 billion because of an impending humanitarian crisis

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Joint humanitarian operations will require a record $51.5 billion in 2023 to address urgent problems.

The UN Office for the OCHA estimates that 339 million people will need urgent aid in 2023. At the same time, OCHA called on donor countries to provide funds for assistance in 2023 to the 230 million people most in need, living in 68 countries.

Griffiths explained that aid is needed not only for people experiencing conflicts and disease outbreaks. but also for those suffering the effects of climate change, such as people in peninsular Somalia facing drought and those in Pakistan experiencing severe flooding. For the first time, the growing humanitarian crisis has brought the number of displaced people worldwide to the 100 million mark. Also worsening an already bad situation is the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, which affects the poor. Note that the general economic crisis has begun to negatively affect even the Netflix price chart.

Earlier we reported that house prices in the UK fell by 1.4% in November.

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Average house prices in the UK fell 1.4% in November

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Average house prices in the UK fell 1.4% in the previous month in November to 263,788 thousand pounds (about $319,000), according to the British mortgage company Nationwide Building Society.

The decline was recorded at the end of the second consecutive month and was the most significant in almost 2.5 years – since June 2020. Analysts on average had forecast a decline of only 0.3%, according to Trading Economics.

Are house prices in the UK going to fall even more?

Residential real estate prices in November compared to the same month last year increased by 4.4%. At the same time, experts expected a larger increase of 5.8%. The growth rate slowed down significantly compared with 7.2% in October. Because of the difficult economic situation, British investors are investing in other instruments. The Microsoft price chart, for example, is showing potential for growth, so many are interested in the U.S. stock market. 

“The market looks set to remain under pressure in the coming quarters. Inflation will remain high for some time, and interest rates are likely to continue to rise,” believes Nationwide Senior Economist Robert Gardner. – The outlook is unclear, and much will depend on how the overall economy behaves, but a relatively soft landing is still possible.”

Earlier we reported that Sanctions Circumvention was included in the EU’s list of criminal offenses.

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