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20/02 Cassie Sharpe dominated her rivals with the two best runs of the final as the 25-year-old Canadian soared to Olympic gold in the women's ski halfpipe on Tuesday.  Full story
19h53 Billionaire Warren Buffett prodded ordinary investors on Saturday to stay invested in U.S. stocks, ignoring price swings, guidance from people with fancy credentials and the temptation to load up on bonds.  Full story
18h51 A giant hurricane, earthquake or other conflagration inflicting unprecedented, catastrophic damage is likely at some point to strike the United States.  Full story
17h31 China reacted with anger on Saturday to new U.S. sanctions aimed at increasing pressure on nuclear-equipped North Korea, saying the unilateral targeting of Chinese firms and people risked harming cooperation on the problem.  Full story
17h02 Warren Buffett on Saturday lamented his inability to find big companies to buy, and said his goal is to make "one or more huge acquisitions" of non-insurance businesses to bolster results at his conglomerate Berkshire. . .  Full story
17h00 Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday reported a record quarterly and annual profit, fueled by a big cut in the U.S. corporate income tax rate championed by President Donald Trump.. . .  Full story
15h38 Warren Buffett on Saturday said Berkshire Hathaway Inc needed to make "one or more huge acquisitions" to increase its earnings, but admitted that finding a deal at "a sensible purchase price" had become a challenge.. . .  Full story
13h14 Russia received a long-awaited upgrade to its sovereign rating from S&P Global, a move set to bolster capital inflows into its financial markets just weeks before a presidential election.. . .  Full story
12h59 A senior Chinese politician has been removed from his administrative positions and is under investigation for suspected "serious disciplinary violations", state media Xinhua said on Saturday.. . .  Full story
09h49 China exported barely any fuel to North Korea in January, data showed on Saturday, deepening months-long cuts in trade with its isolated neighbour amid growing tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programme.. . .  Full story
06h15 Senior U.S. officials will discuss trade disputes next week with a top Chinese economic official when he visits Washington, a senior U.S. official said on Friday as President Donald Trump considers new tariffs on steel. . .  Full story
03h00 The fallout over last week's shooting rampage at a Florida high school started to take its toll on the National Rifle Association's roster of corporate partners on Friday as a half dozen companies severed. . .  Full story
01h14 Federal Reserve policymakers are fretting that they could face the next U.S. recession with an arsenal of policies little different from that used in the last downturn but robbed of much of their punch because. . .  Full story
01h02 Kraft Heinz Co said on Friday billionaire investor Warren Buffett has decided to retire from the company's board following the end of his term in April to reduce travel commitments.. . .  Full story
00h57 Magic Leap, a well-funded and secretive startup, is in talks for a $400 million investment from Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, the Financial Times reported on Friday.. . .  Full story
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00h31 The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump had not yet made a final decision about whether to impose steep global tariffs on steel imports.. . .  Full story
00h28 The United States is concerned that China might impose trade barriers on U.S. grains sales if trade relations between the world's two largest economies worsen, Jason Hafemeister, trade counsel to the U.S. agriculture secretary, said. . .  Full story
00h00 Shares rose broadly worldwide on Friday, with strong technology stocks and a retreat in Treasury yields lifting Wall Street, while gold had its biggest weekly loss this year as investors shrugged off concerns about interest. . .  Full story
23/02 Data-sharing business Dropbox Inc on Friday filed for an initial public offering of up to $500 million with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.. . .  Full story
23/02 Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit on Friday resolved a lawsuit brought by a North Carolina man whose diesel emissions case was set to be the first go to trial on Monday.. . .  Full story
23/02 Last March, executives at General Electric Co's power-plant business gave Wall Street a surprisingly bullish forecast for the year. Despite flat demand for new natural gas power plants, they said, GE Power's revenue and profit. . .  Full story
23/02 San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams on Friday stood by the U.S. central bank's guidance for gradual rate hikes ahead, saying that the economic outlook has not fundamentally changed from when that guidance. . .  Full story
23/02 Federal Reserve policymakers fretted on Friday that they could face the next U.S. recession with virtually the same arsenal of policies used in the last downturn and, with interest rates still relatively low, those will. . .  Full story
23/02 U.S. soybean futures neared a one-year high on Friday as concerns mounted about crop losses from a searing drought in Argentina, the world's biggest exporter of soymeal and soyoil. Argentina, which. . .  Full story
23/02 U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, lifted by gains in technology stocks and a retreat in Treasury yields as the Federal Reserve eased concerns about the path of interest rate hikes this year.. . .  Full story
23/02 More than half a dozen U.S. companies have abruptly cut ties with the National Rifle Association as gun safety activists on Friday intensified calls for a boycott in the wake of last week's Florida. . .  Full story
23/02 The main U.S. producer of high-purity aluminum used in military aircraft is poised to begin restarting idled production lines at its smelter in eastern Kentucky and rehire some 350 workers if President Donald Trump imposes. . .  Full story
23/02 U.S. companies' borrowing to spend on capital investment rose about 10 percent in January from a year earlier, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) said.. . .  Full story
23/02 U.S. Treasury prices gained on Friday as uncertainty about recent stock market volatility helped boost demand for the bonds and as investors rebalanced portfolios ahead of month-end. Continuing nerves about the. . .  Full story
23/02 The United States proposed a list of entities on Friday to be blacklisted under United Nations sanctions on North Korea, a move it says is "aimed at shutting down North Korea's illicit maritime smuggling activities. . .  Full story
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23/02 Volkswagen said profitability could take a hit this year as the carmaker invests billions of euros in electric vehicles (EVs) and launches a raft of new models.. . .  Full story
23/02 Several U.S. companies are cutting ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun manufacturers in the wake of a shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school last week.. . .  Full story
23/02 Target Corp should hold off on plans to cash in on a perceived advantage in toys after the collapse of Toys "R" Us, several of the company's investors told Reuters, worried it could eat. . .  Full story
23/02 Investors are starting to doubt whether they can count on the protective embrace of an accommodative U.S. central bank when markets go haywire.. . .  Full story


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