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A Fed Official’s 2020 Trade Drew Outcry. It Went Further Than First Disclosed.

Richard H. Clarida, the departing vice chair of the Federal Reserve, failed to initially disclose the extent of a financial transaction he made in early 2020 as the Fed was […]




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Steve Easterbrook, Former McDonald’s C.E.O., Repays Company $105 Million

Mr. Easterbrook initially decided to fight the lawsuit, and his lawyers filed a motion to dismiss, calling it “meritless and misleading.”Updated Dec. 16, 2021, 12:46 p.m. ETBut with his agreement to […]




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CNN Fires Chris Cuomo Over Role in Andrew Cuomo’s Scandal

As the gregarious and sometimes combative host of CNN’s 9 p.m. hour, Mr. Cuomo was at the peak of a broadcast journalism career that he had forged outside of his […]




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Fed Ethics Office Warned Officials to Curb Unnecessary Trading During Rescue

On March 23 last year, as the Federal Reserve was taking extraordinary steps to shore up financial markets at the onset of the pandemic, the central bank’s ethics office in […]




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Fed Chair Jerome Powell Faces Reappointment Amid Tumult

As Jerome H. Powell’s term as the chair of the Federal Reserve nears its expiration, President Biden’s decision over whether to keep him in the job has grown more complicated […]




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Australia’s Costs for Its Harder Line on China

CANBERRA, Australia — Four years after declaring that it would “stand up” to China, Australia is wrestling with the economic and political consequences of a sharp turn in policy and […]




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How Accounting Giants Craft Favorable Tax Rules From Inside Government

This year, Mr. Harter returned to PwC.“I fully complied with Treasury Department conflicts rules by not meeting with PwC representatives” during a two-year “cooling off” period that restricts government officials […]




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I.M.F. Chief Kristalina Georgieva Denies Claims She Inflated China Data

WASHINGTON — In remarks to staff on Friday, Kristalina Georgieva, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, denied allegations that she pressured staff to manipulate a report to placate […]




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Fed Officials’ Trading Draws Outcry, and Fuels Calls for Accountability

None of those transactions took place between late March and May 1, a Fed official said, which would have curbed Mr. Kaplan’s ability to use information about the coming rescue […]




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Schemer or Naïf? Elizabeth Holmes Is Going to Trial.

SAN FRANCISCO — After four years, repeated delays and the birth of her baby, Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the blood testing start-up Theranos, is set to stand trial for […]