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Fed’s Williams say high market prices justified by economic growth and low rates

Finance
New York Federal Reserve President John Williams said Friday that high prices for stocks and other assets are justified in light of a growing economy and low interest rate landscape.With stocks pushing to new heights on valuations not seen in decades, and as corporate bond yields plunge, the central bank official said he's not worried about current pricing."Market participants and investors around the world are looking ahead through this year and looking into an economy that hopefully have a pretty robust recovery and a strong expansion over the next several years, which would support stronger valuations," Williams told CNBC's Steve Liesman during an interview on "The Exchange."Major averages have managed to build on 2020's gains despite some nerve-jangling volatility.Fed policy of low rat...
Fara Williams: Reading midfielder says kidney condition ‘broke her’

Fara Williams: Reading midfielder says kidney condition ‘broke her’

Sports
England's most capped player Fara Williams has told BBC Sport that the kidney condition that has affected her fitness for almost a year "broke her".The steroids required to treat the condition led to weight gain and other side effects.And the Reading and England midfielder said that recovery took a toll both physically and mentally."For the first time in my career I wasn't in control of my body - the medication took over," she said."As I was coming off the steroids, that was when I started getting the side-effects - hair growing on your face and hands and where it shouldn't grow on women."My face was swollen - moon face, as they call it - which was explained to me but I didn't understand how it would affect me mentally, especially with image being such a big factor in the women's game. "Wh...
Australian Open: Osaka bests Williams in semifinals

Australian Open: Osaka bests Williams in semifinals

Sports
Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Naomi Osaka defeated Serena Williams in straight sets on Thursday in semifinal play at the Australian Open, earning her a trip to the finals. The Japanese native bested her idol with a 6-3, 6-4 win with fans in the stands for the first time in Melbourne after the city was placed under a five-day snap COVID-19 lockdown earlier in the week. Advertisement The match, however, got off to a bad start for the No. 3 player in the world as she dropped the first two games to the No. 10 player. "I hit a lot of unforced errors in the first few games," Osaka said in an interview after the match. "I was just really nervous and scared I think in the beginning and then I sort of eased my way into it." Osaka would take the next five games straight, and from there on out it was relatively...
Australian Open: Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka, Aryna Sabalenka advance

Australian Open: Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka, Aryna Sabalenka advance

Sports
Serena Williams overcame a sluggish start to beat Anastasia Potapova and reach the Australian Open fourth round.Tenth seed Williams, bidding for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title, came through 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 against the 101st-ranked Russian.However, the American had trailed 5-3 in an error-strewn first set, and she had to save two set points before dialling back in to win.Naomi Osaka also advanced after a cagey match against Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.Third seed Osaka and her opponent struggled for rhythm but it was the Japanese who prevailed 6-3 6-2.Osaka will face two-time Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza next, while Williams plays seventh seed Aryna Sabalenka for a place in the quarter-finals.She will face a tough test against big-hitting Belarusian Sabalenka, who beat American Ann...
Man United news LIVE: Red Devils edge past Watford in FA Cup, Solskjaer responds to Van de Beek and Williams rumours

Man United news LIVE: Red Devils edge past Watford in FA Cup, Solskjaer responds to Van de Beek and Williams rumours

Sports
talkSPORT.com brings you the latest Manchester United transfer news, gossip and rumours. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side suffered a fourth straight semi-final defeat on Wednesday, losing 2-0 to rivals Manchester City in the Carabao Cup.United, though, are making progress in the Premier League and are hot on the heels of leaders Liverpool, level on points with the champions but having a game played less. However, a break in league action sees Watford visit for the FA Cup on Saturday night. Solskjaer may look to the transfer market to give his squad a mid-season boost, with numerous players being linked to United. Keep up to date with all the latest Manchester United goings on in our blog below… Let's block ads! (Why?) talkSPORT