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(Bloomberg) -- Gold steadied after posting the biggest weekly loss in 15 months as the Federal Reserve’s hawkish shift damped reflation bets.Inflation risks may warrant the U.S. central bank beginning raising interest rates next year, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said Friday. His comments came after last week’s Fed meeting where officials signaled monetary policy tightening could start earlier than expected, with Chair Jerome Powell saying that the Fed would begin a discussion about sca
One poor drive ultimately cost Louis Oosthuizen a chance of winning the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines on Sunday but the South African said he would probably take the risky shot on again if he was given the chance. A stroke behind Jon Rahm, who was already in the clubhouse, Oosthuizen could have hit a more lofted club off the tee for safety at the par-four 17th but decided it was time to take a calculated risk. Oosthuizen, who has now finished runner-up six times at a major, dropped a stroke at the hole and while he got it back with a birdie at the par-five 18th it was not enough.
(Bloomberg) -- China Evergrande Group shares posted wild swings on Monday, rallying as much as 7% after touching a four-year low in Hong Kong, squeezing short sellers.Shares of Chinese billionaire Hui Ka Yan’s flagship property developer jumped to as much as HK$10.60, rebounding from the lowest since May 2017. The stock has dropped about 50% since he clinched a deal with investors to avert a cash crunch in September.Short interest in Evergrande shares has surged threefold in three weeks, putting
The Echo Dot is built with multiple layers of protection, like a physical button that turns off its microphone and disconnects it from your home Wi-Fi network.
England kicked off their campaign with a 1-0 win over 2018 World Cup finalists Croatia but were held to a goalless draw by Scotland in the second match. Gareth Southgate's team are second in their group on four points, behind the Czechs on goal difference, and a draw would see both teams advance regardless of the outcome of the game between Croatia and Scotland, who are both on one point.
U.S. land borders with Canada and Mexico will remain closed to non-essential travel until at least July 21, the U.S. Homeland Security Department said on Sunday. The 30-day extension came after Canada announced its own extension on Friday of the requirements that were set to expire on Monday and have been in place since March 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.The U.S. government held working-group meetings with Canada and Mexico on the travel restrictions last week and plans to hold meeti
U.S. track star Allyson Felix is going to the Olympics - for a fifth time. The 35-year-old punched her ticket to Tokyo on Sunday, finishing second in the 400 metres at the U.S. trials in 50.02 seconds to claim her spot for the Summer Games, extending a glittering career with nine Olympic medals already in her coffers. Her chance of competing in Tokyo appeared in doubt as she trailed going into the final 50 metres, but she fought to the finish line, before rolling onto her back and kicking her legs in the air in celebration.
(Bloomberg) -- Shenzhen, China’s southern tech hub, is tightening restrictions on public transit and at the airport, as nearly 40 inbound passengers tested positive for Covid. Japan is looking to accelerate its vaccine rollout by allowing private employers and universities to administer shots on-site. Russia, Germany and Portugal reported an expanding spread of the highly transmissible delta variant that first appeared in India.Guests lined up to board Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s Freedom of t
The famous family reunited for a special episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
Jon Rahm survived a U.S. Open that chewed up and spit out the world’s best, winning by one stroke over Louis Oosthuizen to claim the first major of his career.
DBS has become one of four current LME Category 4 members, which allows the bank to trade for its own account and on behalf of clients but without a clearing ability. "Metals are an essential enabler to achieve a sustainable future, and as global demand for the commodity continues to grow exponentially, so will expectations on the industry's sustainability standards," said Tan Su Shan, DBS' Group Head of Institutional Banking. The 144-year-old LME, owned by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd., is the world's oldest and biggest marketplace for industrial metals and Europe's last open-outcry trading floor.
Trae Young had his worst shooting game of the playoffs as the Hawks leaned on Kevin Huerter to pull off the stunning upset.
Bryson DeChambeau went from leading the U.S. Open to an afterthought in a span of nine holes. A packed leaderboard early in the final round Sunday turned into a showdown between Jon Rahm and Luis Oosthuizen as one player after another fell off in the brutal setup at Torrey Pines. DeChambeau had the quickest fall from contention.
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Peru beat Colombia 2-1 on Sunday to keep alive its chances of advancing to the knockout stage of Copa America. Sergio Peña opened the scoring for the Peruvians in the 17th minute. Miguel Borja equalized from the spot in the 53rd but an own goal 11 minutes later by Colombian defender Yerry Mina decided the match at the Olimpico stadium in Goiania.
After getting knocked down to the lower bracket finals, T1 made short work of Alliance — the top team of the European regional Dota 2 league — to force a rematch with VP in the grand finals.
The Foo Fighters brought the rock back to New York City mightily with its June 20 concert at Madison Square Garden. Marking the first concert in the arena since March 2020, it followed the Foos’ much smaller warmup show at the Canyon Club outside of Los Angeles on June 15. For the MSG bow, the […]
Cruising along with a one-shot lead, Bryson DeChambeau appeared well on his way to a successful U.S. Open title defence on Sunday until an ugly back nine at Torrey Pines sent him spiralling down the leaderboard to 26th place. The collapse was all the more spectacular as DeChambeau had gone 34 holes without dropping a stroke until his nosedive began with a bogey at the par four 11th. DeChambeau looked in control on the front nine, picking up two birdies including a near hole-in-one at the eighth, and made the turn with a one-shot lead.
The United States' new top envoy for North Korea said on Monday he looks forward to a "positive response soon" on dialogue from North Korea, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, during his Seoul trip to meet counterparts from South Korea and Japan. U.S. special representative for North Korea Sung Kim is in South Korea for a five-day visit, amid an impasse in denuclearisation talks with Pyongyang, with no word of any planned efforts to contact the North.
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