USA finance and payments live updates: Bitcoin drops, $400 monthly check car owners, Child Tax Credit 2022, S.S. disability…

Headlines: 13 May 2022

– Elon Musk temporarily putsTwitter purchase on hold

– Bitcoin falls below $30,000 what is causing the crypto-collapse?

Russia’s currency, the ruble, is one of three that made gains against the US dollar this year,in spite of sanctions.

California governor Gavin Newsom releases new proposal that includes the sending of gas stimulus checks to the state’s residents.

Average price for gallon of gas in US inches up further, $4.43 on Friday.

Oil topped $105 again after priced lowered Monday on news of Saudi discount to Asia and Europe.

Inflation increased 0.3 percent in April, for a year over year increase of 8.3 percent.

– US 30-year fixed mortgage rate rises to 5.3% according to St Louis Fed, increased rate could cool house price rise.

– As supply chains disruptions lead to increases in prices, they are also causing a baby formula shortage.

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