News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances.
This week’s focus is on the quantity of things and how they impact our financial lives. Most of us are familiar with the concept of supply and demand, but scarcity or excess can have a wide impact. We’ve seen fewer eggs, drought out west, and births in China dropping. One thing we’d all like to see less of is inflation, and we welcome the news of wholesale prices dropping in the latest inflation report.
Avian flu outbreak keeps egg supply tight as inflation rises.
Hundreds of homes outside the boundaries of Scottsdale can no longer get water from the city, so their owners are living a worst-case scenario of drought in the West.
'Demographic crisis' threatens goal to overtake U.S. as world's biggest economy.
It works by introducing inactive bacteria into the royal jelly fed to the queen, whose larvae then gain immunity.