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Dan Burns

Few thrills ahead for Trump from a Fed on a mission of its own

21 Aug 2018

"Not thrilled" may become a regular state of mind for U.S. President Donald Trump in the months ahead, as the Federal Reserve is likely to press on with interest rate rises to recalibrate policy for an economy boosted by the president’s own tax cuts.

Graphic: Fed set to tinker with crisis-era policy framework

25 May 2018

NEW YORK Two-and-a-half years into its tightening cycle, the U.S. Federal Reserve is set to fine-tune a policy framework that was built in the shadow of the financial crisis but that may not hold as markets and banks continue to adjust in the years ahead.

Factbox: Tariff talk looms large in Federal Reserve's latest 'Beige Book' business survey

19 Apr 2018

The Federal Reserve's latest "Beige Book", a summary of the state of U.S. business across the central bank's 12 regional districts published on Wednesday, featured an explosion in references to import tariffs as American firms estimated the impact of the Trump administration's newest trade policies.

Factbox: Tariff talk looms large in Federal Reserve's latest 'Beige Book' business survey

18 Apr 2018

The Federal Reserve's latest "Beige Book", a summary of the state of U.S. business across the central bank's 12 regional districts published on Wednesday, featured an explosion in references to import tariffs as American firms estimated the impact of the Trump administration's newest trade policies.

Short track speed skating: Chaos as usual in the Pyeongchang Games

26 Feb 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea Chaos reigned as it so often does on the short track oval at the Pyeongchang Games, with roughly a quarter of the field in the eight events drawing penalties that caused disqualifications.

NHL absence led to many firsts in men's tournament

26 Feb 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea The lengthy list of firsts witnessed in men's ice hockey at the Pyeongchang Olympics is both impressive and in many cases outright stunning, contributing to one of the most topsy-turvy tournaments in memory.

Russians sing banned anthem after beating Germany to gold

25 Feb 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea Kirill Kaprizov scored in overtime to lead the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) past a feisty Germany 4-3 on Sunday to win the men's ice hockey gold before joining his team mates to defy a ban by singing the Russian national anthem during the medal ceremony.

Ice hockey: Canadian men beat Czechs to claim bronze

24 Feb 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea Andrew Ebbett and Chris Kelly both scored twice as Canada beat the Czech Republic 6-4 on Saturday to claim bronze in the men's Olympic ice hockey tournament.

Olympics-Ice hockey-Canadian men beat Czechs to claim bronze

24 Feb 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 24 Andrew Ebbett scored twice as Canada beat the Czech Republic 6-4 on Saturday to claim bronze in the men's Olympic ice hockey tournament.

Ice Hockey: Russia v Germany for gold, who would have thought?

24 Feb 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea In a matchup few oddsmaker would have predicted, a powerhouse Russian squad will face off on Sunday against an upstart German team in a battle for one of the ice hockey world's most precious prizes: an Olympic gold medal.

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