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Here's the salary you need to live in the country's priciest ZIP codes

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:31
Ready to rub elbows with the upper crust in Greenwich or Beverly Hills? Here's what it takes to live in the country's priciest towns. 

Merkel vows to stay in job, work at 'under pressure' US relationship

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:30
The German chancellor described her country's relationship with the U.S. as "crucial."

Meet Mareena Robinson Snowden, the first black woman to earn a PhD in nuclear engineering from MIT

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:30
The 30-year-old shares her journey to an unexpected career in engineering. 

NFL and the players union freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Miami Dolphins policy

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:05
The NFL's two-month old national anthem policy is on hold.

Man who retired at 35: Saving money won’t make you rich—here’s what will

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:00
Changing up expensive habits only goes so far.

Russia says Putin, Trump discussed a possible referendum in Ukraine

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:56
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed a possible referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit.

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: GE, HON, MSFT, CMCSA, TSLA & more

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:50
Names on the move ahead of the open.

Amazon, Alphabet and Facebook – more than $2 trillion in market cap – report next week

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:29
Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon are all reporting earnings next week, with a combined market cap of $2.27 trillion. With a slew of earnings reports this massive on tap, Stacey Gilbert of Susquehanna explains what investors can expect.

Trump says stock market gains since election give him opportunity to wage a trade war: 'We’re playing with the bank's money'

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:21
President Donald Trump believes the stock market rally since his election win gives him the cushion to address the trade conflict with China and other countries.

Rosenstein reveals how the Justice Department is fighting attacks on US elections

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:42
The document highlights the increasing critical role that private-sector companies are playing in national security matters.

General Electric is set to report results before the bell — here's what the Street expects

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:20
General Electric to report results before the bell

Trump says he's 'ready' to put tariffs on all $505 billion of Chinese goods imported to the US

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:09
President Donald Trump has indicated that he is willing to slap tariffs on every Chinese good imported to the U.S. should the need arise.

Trump: Our workers' council, partnered with companies like Walmart, will create 3.7 million jobs

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:02
Trump signed an executive order creating the National Council for the American Worker, intended to beef up training and education for American workers.

Brexit: Things need to get worse before they can get better, analyst says

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:30
Both the U.K. and the European Union need to become more “frightened” about the possibility of an abrupt break-up, an analyst told CNBC on Friday.

Spain drops arrest warrant for former Catalan leader

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 09:47
Germany had refused to extradite Carles Puidgemont to face a charge of rebellion for declaring Catalonia an independent state last year.

The big ideas that could transform the way planes impact the environment

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 09:02
How can innovation and clever design help the aviation industry become greener? 

Apple Watch, FitBit could feel cost of US tariffs

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 09:00
The latest round of U.S. tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could hit accessories assembled in China including the Apple Watch, health trackers and streaming music speakers.

Skanska Q2 operating profit unexpectedly falls

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 08:30
Swedish construction firm Skanska posted on Friday an unexpected drop in second-quarter operating profit and said its Construction division had taken new writedowns in the quarter.

The war on ocean piracy just got some fresh help from space

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 08:06
A cloud based platform is bidding to reduce criminal activity at sea.

Why Hong Kong has the world's most expensive office space

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 07:30
Hong Kong has the most expensive market for office real estate, according to a recent report.

For years, China shied away from global conflicts. Not any more

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 07:09
Across the developing world, Beijing has engaged in mediation diplomacy, a style of conflict resolution where it's the sole or principal moderator, to protect its assets and gain recognition as a global superpower.

China looks to the future of transportation with new hyperloop deal

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 06:36
California-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies signed a deal with the province of Guizhou to build its first track in China.

The US-China trade war could push car companies to produce more in China, expert says

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 06:12
The ongoing Washington and Beijing trade war, could push automobile companies to produce more in China, the CEO and founder of Shanghai-based consultancy Automobility told CNBC on Thursday.

This $500 million yacht is in the middle of a Russian billionaire's divorce battle

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 05:57
Britain’s most expensive divorce involves a Russian billionaire, his ex-wife and a dispute over a yacht currently seized in Dubai. 

WhatsApp to limit message forwarding

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 05:40
Deaths triggered by false incendiary messages in India has caused a public relations nightmare for the app.

Hit by sanctions, North Korea's economy contracted at sharpest rate in 20 years in 2017

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 05:16
North Korea's economy contracted at the sharpest rate in two decades in 2017, South Korea's central bank estimated on Friday, in a clear sign international sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs have hit growth hard.

Tesla's battery maker suspends cobalt supplier amid sanctions concern

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 04:50
Panasonic said it was unable to determine how much of the cobalt used in batteries it makes for Tesla comes from Cuba, a country subject to U.S. sanctions, and that it had suspended relations with a Canadian supplier as a result of its concerns.

Higher oil prices are threatening the future of a once-burgeoning financial sector

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 03:54
Energy-exporting Arab countries such as Saudi Arabia were among the largest Islamic bond issuers last year, but higher oil prices have given them fewer reasons to tap that market for funds.

US to alert public to foreign efforts to undermine American politics

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 03:33
The U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday a policy to alert the public about foreign cyber operations like Russia's alleged hacking and disinformation campaign during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. 

Chinese investment in Israeli tech is growing, and it's 'quite welcome' for some

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 03:16
Chinese investors are increasingly turning to Israel's technology sector, which features companies operating at similar standards to their Silicon Valley rivals.

4 traits learned from homeschooling that this entrepreneur used for his multimillion-dollar business

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 02:43
High school, for many, is more likely to inspire boredom than the next great business idea. But for Richard Lorenzen, homeschool education led him to found a multimillion-dollar business.

US lawmakers reach pact to strengthen oversight of foreign investment

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 01:42
U.S. lawmakers have reached an agreement that puts a measure to strengthen oversight of foreign investment from countries such as China into a must-pass defense policy bill. 

Asian stocks poised to open lower after Trump criticizes Fed

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 01:20
Asian shares looked set to open lower on Friday after stocks and the dollar slipped during U.S. trade as U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve.

Bitcoin hasn't bottomed yet, says BitMEX co-founder

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 01:02
Bitcoin is rallying, but BitMEX co-founder Arthur Hayes says he doesn't think the coin has hit bottom yet. 

Cramer Remix: The most worshiped group in this market

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 00:59
Jim Cramer explains why analysts can’t resist the digital payment space. 

Fed being ‘very aggressive’ on rates and ignoring things they shouldn’t: Ex-Dallas Fed VP

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 00:45
President Donald Trump has a point – the Federal Reserve is being “very aggressive” about raising interest rates, former Dallas Fed Vice President Jerry O’Driscoll told CNBC on Thursday.

Nucor CEO thanks tariffs for second-best quarter in steelmaker's history

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 00:42
Jim Cramer hears from Nucor Chairman, President and CEO John Ferriola, who touts the effects of President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.

Selfie with an owl, anyone? How businesses are capitalizing on the millennial Instagram obsession

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 00:37
From jiggly pancakes to owl selfies, businesses in Japan are getting creative to offer experiences that are worthy of Instagramming, the Financial Times reports.

Bitcoin could take a major chunk of change from gold, crypto expert says

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 00:32
Bitcoin back above $7,000 has crypto bulls believing in the rally again. To one crypto expert, the leading cryptocurrency’s long-term move could be stratospheric. 

New Domino's Pizza CEO describes 'fortressing process' with hotspot initiative

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 00:22
Jim Cramer gets the latest on pizza trends with Domino's Pizza's new President and CEO Richard Allison.

US intelligence chief Dan Coats: 'I don't know what happened' in Trump-Putin meeting

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:43
"If he had asked me how that ought to be conducted, I would have suggested a different way, but that's not my role," Coats said. "It is what it is."

Dolphins anthem punishment includes suspensions

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:43
Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week.

After-hours buzz: SKX, COF & more

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:35
See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.

Venture firm's partners make up the largest class of investors in its new $6.3 billion fund

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:11
Insight Venture Partners' Fund X raises the largest fund to date with its largest investors hailing from its own firm.  

Judge throws out New York City's climate change lawsuit against 5 major oil companies

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:47
A federal judge on Thursday threw out a lawsuit brought by New York City against Exxon Mobil, Chevron and other oil companies for their role in contributing to climate change.

Trump: I'll be Vladimir Putin's 'worst enemy' if US-Russia relationship 'doesn't work out'

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:38
Trump, in an interview with CNBC, also blasted his predecessor, President Barack Obama, for having been a "patsy for Russia" — while claiming he has been "far tougher on Russia than any president in many, many years."

From apples to almonds, looming tariffs from India could hurt West Coast growers

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:24
American fresh apple and almond producers could see a bigger bite out of their export business starting next month if India follows through with its threat to impose retaliatory duties.

In the US, the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer, study concludes

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:22
Income inequality in the United States is growing, contrary to previous decades where the gap narrowed. 

Emojis are key to getting consumers to open those pesky marketing messages

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:22
According to Leanplum, marketers are leaning more heavily on emojis in emails and push notifications

Papa John's had 'toxic' frat culture led by Schnatter, report says

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:50
Forbes interviewed 37 current and former Papa John's employees and published a piece detailing a fraternity-like culture led by founder John Schnatter that disparaged women and encouraged employees to spy on their colleagues.

Good financial habits may not make you rich. Here’s what will

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:49
Good financial habits are a great starting point, but investing as early as possible is the best way to meet  financial goals. 

How Warren Buffet's 34-year-old protégé scored her job at Berkshire Hathaway

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:38
Tracy Britt Cool was just 25 when she started working for Oracle of Omaha. 

Sen. Ron Johnson slams Trump tariffs, says GOP could be at risk in midterm elections

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:34
President Donald Trump’s tariffs are hurting American businesses and could ultimately impact Republicans in the midterm elections, GOP Sen. Ron Johnson told CNBC on Thursday.

McConnell withdraws Trump judicial pick minutes before vote

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:33
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has withdrawn one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees just minutes before he was set for a confirmation vote.

Microsoft set to report earnings after the bell

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:33
Microsoft's stock has been on a tear lately, but some analysts are expecting the company to disclose slower growth in a key area in its fiscal fourth quarter.

Tesla's battery maker suspends cobalt supplier because of sanctions concern

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:30
Panasonic said it was unable to determine how much of the cobalt used in batteries it makes for Tesla cars comes from Cuba, a country subject to U.S. sanctions, and that it had suspended relations with a Canadian supplier as a result of its concerns.

Trump's Fed criticism is nearly without precedent in US history

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:17
President Donald Trump's to criticize the Federal Reserve is almost without precedent in a nation that places a high priority on the independence of monetary policy.

Watchdog urges EPA to bolster oversight after Flint crisis

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:15
A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan.

Don’t bet against the trend in Microsoft, Piper Jaffray technician says

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:00
Microsoft sits close to record highs heading into its earnings report out Thursday evening. One technician sees more long-term upside from here. 

Market-beating investor Bill Nygren says Facebook and Netflix are actually value plays

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:56
Nygren said Thursday he thinks investors could be missing out on two big value plays if they just look at their PE multiples.

After three days, Trump rejects Putin's 'incredible offer' to help Russia interrogate Americans

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:54
Putin offered to permit U.S. investigators to interrogate Russians suspected of hacking the 2016 election, in exchange for American help in pursuing former U.S. diplomats the Kremlin claims helped a British citizen avoid taxes in Russia.

Watch: Trump to sign executive order outlining steps to boost job placement

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:45
The executive order is intended to establish two panels dedicated to finding job training and education opportunities for U.S. workers, Ivanka Trump said.

Internal documents show how Amazon scrambled to fix Prime Day glitches

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:43
Amazon failed to secure enough servers to handle Prime Day traffic surge, causing it to launch a scaled-down backup site and temporarily kill off all international traffic within 15 minutes of the event, according to internal documents seen by CNBC.

Walmart reportedly plans to launch subscription video service through Vudu in fourth quarter

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:35
Walmart is planning to launch a subscription-video service through its Vudu digital-entertainment division to compete with Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, according to report from Variety.

Trump’s comments on Federal Reserve a ‘big danger sign’: Ex-Fed governor

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:27
“This is not a good policy from the administration,” says Frederic Mishkin, former Federal Reserve governor.

White House: Trump is not interfering with Fed policy decisions

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:15
The White House tried to walk back comments made by President Donald Trump about the Federal Reserve and its decision to raise interest rates this year.

Money won’t make you happier. Time will.

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:11
You can always make more money, but time is truly fleeting.

Two strategies to simplify your taxes in retirement

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:10
Reduce the stress of making timely quarterly tax payments. 

Luxury London homes are being sold in bulk as demand drops

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:00
London’s luxury developers are selling off homes in bulk to corporate landlords after a drop in demand for expensive new-build homes among individual buyers, the Financial Times reports.  

FCC: Sinclair 'did not fully disclose facts' on Tribune merger

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 19:47
Sinclair Broadcast Group "did not fully disclose facts" about aspects of its $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media the Federal Communications Commission said in an order released on Thursday 

Strike three: Comcast can add Fox to list of huge acquisitions it's failed to close

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 19:41
CEO Brian Roberts could still walk away with an M&A win if Comcast buys Sky — or he could add yet another swing and miss.

Steve Ballmer says he and Bill Gates recommended Nadella as Microsoft CEO, praises his performance

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 19:40
Steve Ballmer said he and Bill Gates had both recommended Satya Nadella to be Microsoft's next leader. 

JAB-backed Krispy Kreme is nearing a deal to acquire Insomnia Cookies

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 19:40
The deal would help Krispy Kreme expand beyond its iconic glazed doughnuts. 

Dollar slips and Treasury yields near lows as Trump criticizes Fed

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 19:09
The dollar slipped slightly and Treasury yields lower as President Donald Trump said he disagreed with Fed policy on interest rates and objected to a strong dollar. 

Man dies of bacterial infection after eating tainted oyster at Florida restaurant

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 19:07
A 71-year-old man died from Vibrio vulnificus, a bacterium that can be contracted by eating raw shellfish, after eating a tainted oyster in Florida, USA Today reports. 

Trump lays into the Fed, says he's 'not thrilled' about interest rate hikes

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 19:01
In a stinging and historically rare criticism, President Donald Trump expressed frustration with the Federal Reserve and said the central bank could disrupt the economic recovery.

4-day work week is a success, New Zealand experiment finds

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:40
It was a "resounding success," according to the report.

Investors shunning gold but they may not be for long

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:38
At some point, trade wars could make investors run for the safety of gold, but right now they’re running away.

Democrats take an early lead in race to raise campaign cash for House seats

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:35
The midterm elections are still months away, but Democrats have picked up an early fundraising edge in key House races, according to a CNBC analysis of the latest campaign finance filings in 46 battleground districts.

Buyout firms are facing pressure to give Toys R Us workers who were laid off more money

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:27
Toys R Us workers want buyout firms to give them more money. At least one of the firms is refusing to answer their emails, The Financial Times reports. 

As Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus the team sells $60 million worth of his jerseys in 24 hours

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:57
The team also gained one million new Twitter followers overnight. 

Approval of an epilepsy drug derived from cannabis isn't a slam-dunk win for weed. Here's why

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:49
The FDA approved an epilepsy drug that is derived from cannabis. Still, it's not a slam-dunk endorsement for the weed industry, this pharmacy professor writes in The Conversation. 

Why this Formula E racing champion has never bought a car

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:37
Jean-Eric Vergne recently won the championship in Formula E, a racing series featuring only electric cars.

Comcast gets upgraded by Raymond James after company walks away from bidding war for Fox assets

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:29
Raymond James raises its rating to outperform from market perform for Comcast shares, predicting investor sentiment for the company will improve over the next year.

There will be a trade war 'ceasefire' by election day, says JPM's David Kelly

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:22
A trade deal between the U.S. and China might be close, boosting stocks, says J. P. Morgan's Chief Global Strategist David Kelly.

Here are the top five moments from Elon Musk's battle with the press

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:13
Elon Musk’s war against the media has escalated over the past few months. And it's making some investors nervous.

Automakers push back on EU tariff plan, saying there's no evidence imports affect national security

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:06
The US Commerce Department is holding hearing to gather information from auto industry representatives about proposed tariff hikes on imports of cars and automotive parts.  

Olympic figure skater, medalist Denis Ten dies after stabbing in Kazakhstan

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:00
Kazakh figure skater and Olympic medalist Denis Ten died Thursday after being stabbed in an attack in the streets of the country's largest city, USA Today reports.

SoftBank's Masayoshi Son says Japan is 'stupid' for banning ride-sharing

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:58
"A country that gives up on the future has no future," Son told attendees at the SoftBank World event.

Copper — a metal with a history of predicting economic trouble — hits 1-year low, nears bear market

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:56
Copper prices reached their lowest levels in a year on Thursday, as concerns that a global trade war could strain global supply chains and slow down the global economy.

Trump trade tactics sabotaging the economy and markets, Stephen Roach warns

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:53
Yale senior fellow Stephen Roach says the markets are too complacent when it comes to trade war risks.

Goldman raises its Alphabet stock price forecast, reiterates high ‘conviction’ rating for internet ad giant

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:51
Goldman Sachs reiterates its buy and conviction list rating for Alphabet shares, citing strong ad pricing growth.

12 US metro areas where the 1 percent make over 40 times more than everyone else

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:49
These are the most unequal parts of America. 

Shares of eBay drop 9 percent after weak growth, lowered revenue forecast

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:41
Shares of eBay fell 9 percent in trading Thursday after the company reported sluggish growth in its marketplace business. 

Tilray joins Nasdaq in first US cannabis IPO

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:39
Canadian medical marijuana company Tilray made its debut on the Nasdaq on Thursday — becoming the first pure play marijuana company to go public on a major U.S. exchange.

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