NTD Business Full Broadcast (Jan. 2)

Don Ma
By Don Ma
January 2, 2023NTD Business
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The International Monetary Fund is warning of tough times ahead for the global economy this year. What is it predicting for the United States, Europe, and China?

To start off the new year, drugmakers are hiking prices on around 400 different drugs, with big increases on drugs that treat cancer and arthritis.

Elon Musk takes a jab at famous American biologist Paul Ehrlich. Ehrlich famously stated in the past that “in the 1970s hundreds of millions of people” would starve.

Inflation is killing the dinner date, pushing singles to choose more budget-friendly options.

Hollywood is kicking off the new year; we look at movies hitting theaters this month.

Stories in this episode:

1. IMF: Recession Likely for One-Third of World in 2023

2. Drugmakers Hike Prices on ~400 Drugs

3. Minimum Wage Increased in 23 States

4. TikTok Fake Death Trend: Actor’s Son Apology

5. U.S. Lawmaker Calls TikTok ‘Digital Fentanyl’

6. Amazon’s Encrypted Messaging App Changing

7. Banks Ask Court to Dismiss Epstein Lawsuits

8. GM Supports GLSEN’s ‘Rainbow Library’ Program

9. Musk: Paul Ehrlich Not Credible

10. Is Overpopulation a Real Concern?

11. Inflation Killing the First Dinner Date: Poll

12. Hong Kong Emigrants Bring Milk Tea Culture

13. Hitting the Box Office: January Movie Preview

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