Obama announced new sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy but denied that the US is in a new Cold War with Russia.
President Obama wrote to Russian President Putin to inform him the U.S. government had determined Russia violated a nuclear treaty.
CNBC's Fed Survey shows market pros aren't very confident the Fed can end its easy money polices without a market crash, a recession or bad inflation.
An improving economy could force the Fed to shift into rate hiking gear sooner than it would like, some Fed watchers say.
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