Fed: U.S. economic growth on track despite tariff concerns

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 20:16
The fed reported "robust" business borrowing, rising consumer spending and tight labor markets.

U.S. Senate favors undoing consumer bureau's auto guidance

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 20:11
The vote comes amid a broader attack of the consumer watchdog by the Trump administration.

New York is investigating cryptocurrency exchanges. What you need to know

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 20:09
Where you buy and sell your digital currency can make all the difference when it comes to fees and security.

The amount of retail space closing in 2018 is on pace to break a record

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 20:04
CoStar Group has calculated already more than 90 million square feet of retail space is set to close this year.

How to download a copy of everything Microsoft knows about you

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 19:48
Microsoft knew a lot more about me than I thought. Here's what it knows, how to find what Microsoft knows about you, and how to download everything.

Elon Musk’s 6 productivity rules, including walk out of meetings that waste your time

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 19:41
In an email to Tesla employees, the tech entrepreneur shared tips on getting things done.

China is getting better at fracking, the technology that sparked the US natural gas boom

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 19:00
China's shale gas output will double in two years as drillers fine tune homegrown techniques, Wood Mackenzie says.

Odwalla founder who started with $200: It's a 'myth' that you need money to build a company

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:57
Greg Steltenpohl was inspired by the book "100 Businesses You Can Start For $100."

Roku plunges after Best Buy and Amazon partner to sell smart TVs

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:52
Under the terms of the new deal, Best Buy will become one of the only brick and mortar retailers where customers can walk in and buy a TV powered by Amazon's Fire TV software.

United Airlines is inspecting engine type that exploded on Southwest flight

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:42
United Airlines is testing a commonly used engine type that exploded on a Southwest flight, killing one passenger.

The real downside of making more money, according to a new study

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:30
A new survey sheds light on the side effects of a higher income.

7 top scams thieves are using to snatch your cash

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:29
Fraudsters have developed innovative ways to get into your wallet.

General Motors names new Cadillac president amid pivotal XT4 launch

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:15
Cadillac is changing its top executive rather unexpectedly at a time of change for the brand.

The so-called smart money has started to sell at the end of the trading day, a bad sign for this bull

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:03
Stocks may be in for more pain ahead, according to one technical indicator that has been right before.

Island-wide blackout hits Puerto Rico; officials probe cause

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:01
An island-wide blackout has hit Puerto Rico, which is struggling with an increasingly unstable power grid.

Kentucky accuses J&J of contributing to opioid epidemic

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:59
Kentucky's attorney general sued Johnson & Johnson, accusing the pharmaceutical manufacturer of devising a deceptive marketing scheme that mischaracterized the risk of opioid abuse and addiction.

Weapons system that has North Korea spooked just got another $200 million from the Pentagon

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:56
The U.S. Army's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, receives $200 million Pentagon contract.

Fake Starbucks coupons circulate online promising free coffee for black customers

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:48
Fake Starbucks coupons have begun circulating on social media promising black customers free coffee.

Marissa Mayer: Yahoo's business was 'quickly decaying' when she arrived

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:42
The former Yahoo chief is renting Google’s original office, where “there’s a lot of good juju,” and planning her next act, NYT reports.

Trump dismisses TPP, but may have missed opportunity in China trade skirmish

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:41
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, visiting with President Trump, was expected to encourage the U.S. to reconsider the Trans-Pacific Partnership, while Trump is instead pushing a bilateral deal.

Cramer: I'm disappointed by the last 24 hours of corporate earnings

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:41
"I didn't like last night's and this morning's earnings. I found many flaws," CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

Energy stocks are catching up to the oil rally – and a bigger breakout is coming

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:40
Energy is catching up to crude as a rally extends through week two. One chart watcher sees this as energy's moment.

Passengers fail to wear oxygen masks properly aboard emergency Southwest flight

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:37
A photo of passengers wearing their oxygen masks improperly circulated on social media.

Here’s how First Lady Barbara Bush said she wanted her memory honored

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:36
In lieu of flowers, her foundation is making this request.

Your credit score may have just jumped, here's why

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:35
New standards strip more negative information from credit reports, raising scores for some.

This flight attendant felt that age 70 was not too late to claim Social Security

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:34
Waiting until age 70 to take Social Security can be a smart financial move, but it isn't the right choice for everyone.

Dick Durbin and other senators urge FDA to take action on Juul e-cigarettes

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:32
The senators join the growing chorus of people calling on the FDA to help stop Juul's popularity among kids and teens.

The top 10 most expensive places to buy a home in the US

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:31
The median U.S. home value is $210,200 but in these places it can be over 30 times more.

Trump contradicts himself over Comey firing

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:30
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he did not fire James Comey "because of the phony Russia investigation."

GOP Sen. Bob Corker: Republicans in the Senate who are not 'conflicted' about Trump are 'comatose'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:22
Sen. Corker is not running for re-election after two terms in the Senate.

Morgan Stanley: Next 3 months for Tesla are the 'most critical' in 6 years and it could go either way

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:15
Morgan Stanley tells Tesla shareholders to brace for more volatility in the company's stock.

Blue Origin’s new rocket engine will be able to launch ‘100 full missions,’ CEO says

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:15
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is quickly headed toward commercial operations as it nears the end of testing for several major projects.

HHS secretary back in hospital for bowel condition

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:09
U.S. health secretary Alex Azar is back in the hospital for additional treatment for a painful bowel condition.

GOP Sen. Bob Corker will not campaign against the Democrat running for his seat

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:05
"I'm not going to campaign against someone who I've been a friend with and worked with," Sen. Bob Corker saidn.

Warren Buffett eats the same thing for breakfast every day and it never costs more than $3.17

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:04
The self-made billionaire stops by on his way to work.

Workhorse engine that exploded on Southwest flight had caught regulators' attention before

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:00
Regulators had looked at the CFM56 engine that exploded on Southwest flight, leading to one passenger's death.

Americans uncertain whether the new tax code will be good or bad for them

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:57
The majority of Americans don't know if the new tax code will help or hurt them.

Trump lawyer Cohen suggests 4 names for 'special master' to review seized files in criminal probe

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:55
A judge might appoint a "special master" to determine which files of Michael Cohen should not be seen by prosecutors.

IBM stock is on pace for its worst day since 2014

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:53
Shares sank below $150 Wednesday, after closing Tuesday more than $10 higher.

Apple remains an 'uninspired investment,' prepare for earnings miss: Analyst

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:52
Apple remains an "uninspired investment" as investors brace for low iPhone sales, Nomura Instinet wrote Wednesday.

'Staten Island Hustle' stars want to save you 15% on your electric bills with this 'energy box'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:44
The cast of CNBC's "Staten Island Hustle" is marketing the Energy Box to help consumers save money on electric bills.

For CEOs in crisis, Starbucks offers an 'instructive playbook'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:38
Starbucks's response to the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks is an "instructive playbook" for others.

Inflation is the 'mother of all risks' to the market now, Deutsche Bank says

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:32
Rising inflation is the single biggest risk to investors now, according to an analysis from Deutsche Bank.

Cramer recalls his own two crash landings in airplanes after Southwest's tragic engine failure

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:16
Jim Cramer says pilots and cabin crew deserve much more credit for their bravery in situations such as the Southwest Airlines engine failure.

'Million Dollar Listing' star Ryan Serhant started his real estate career the day the market crashed

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:09
He made only $9,000 in his first year in New York City real estate.

Microsoft exec turned founder: 6 things you need to know before working at a start-up

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:00
Advice for ‘Microgoogfaceforceazon’ (Microsoft, Google, Facbook, etc.) staffers who want to jump ship for a start-up.

You can now buy products directly inside Snapchat

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:00
A new advertising option lets companies add website links to purchase products on Snapchat.

Goldman CEO Blankfein explains his itchy Twitter finger

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:55
One of Wall Street's best-known bankers explains why he likes the social media platform embraced by President Trump

Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:46
A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has likely fled to Sweden

Southwest's tragic engine failure shows need for 'deeper' look at entire oversight: Ex-NTSB chair

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:42
Jim Hall also says it's probably too early to tell whether something like metal fatigue would appear in a routine inspection.

The 10 best U.S. suburbs for retirement

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:40
These towns rank highest when it comes to cost of living, median home prices and property tax rates.

Goldman CEO supports Trump's effort to 'even out' US-China trade

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:27
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein says President Donald Trump's increased pressure on China regarding trade is not necessarily a bad thing.

OPEC's new price hawk Saudi Arabia seeks oil as high as $100

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:23
There is no indication yet that Saudi Arabia or its allies want to wind down the oil supply cut.

UPDATE 3-Venezuela arrests two Chevron executives amid oil purge

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:13
Chevron said two of its executives were arrested in Venezuela, a rare move likely to spook foreign energy firms still operating in the OPEC nation stricken by hyperinflation, shortages and crime.

What to do if you don't have a summer internship yet

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:12
Make the most of your time off school.

Your next coworker soon may be an avatar humanoid robot

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:10
A new breed of avatar humanoid robots developed by such companies as Honda and Toyota could change the way people work.

Southwest flight forced to land after bird strike

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:06
A Southwest Airlines airplane flying to Phoenix was forced to land at Nashville airport shortly after takeoff because of a bird strike, a Southwest spokesperson said.

Facebook's future growth market may be its least valuable 'product'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:04
As the US and Europe move to regulate Facebook amid privacy concerns, the social media giant's best bet may be continued growth in developing markets.

Yes, it is possible to create a tax-free income stream for life. Here's how

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:00
It is possible to create a tax-free income stream for life, with an asset that has been around for ages — bonds.

Hyperloop is coming to Abu Dhabi by 2020

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:00
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies will develop a 10 kilometer track on the boarder of the Abu Dhabi and Dubai emirates.

Amazon wins patent for data feed marketplace that could include bitcoin transactions

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:46
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office approved Tuesday the subsidiary's Sept. 2014 filing for a patent that can correlate different data streams and sell the combined feed in a marketplace.

A millionaire who buried treasure in the Rockies has offered one main clue

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:45
"The treasure is out there waiting."

Former rivals Amazon and Best Buy join forces to sell smart TVs

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:42
Amazon and Best Buy are teaming up to sell Amazon's new Fire TV Edition smart TVs.

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein: Economy looks 'awfully good' and should keep growing

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:41
The economy is in good shape now and appears to have some staying power, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein said Wednesday.

Investors are ignoring one of the biggest risks to the market, strategist says

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:39
As earnings kick into high gear, investors have brushed the trade war threat to the background. That could be a mistake.

Ditch steel stocks as the industry nears 'the end of the line' despite Trump's efforts, says UBS

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:36
The U.S. steel sector has reached "the end of the line" despite Trump's effort to revive the industry, UBS told clients.

New-car shoppers: Brace yourselves for higher costs

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:31
A confluence of factors make the cost to own a new car about $6,500 higher than it was in 2013.

EBay shares jump after a 'double upgrade' from Morgan Stanley

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:27
Shares of eBay jumped nearly 4 percent in the premarket Wednesday after analysts at Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock.

Martin Sorrell was an ad industry giant, but the business model he pioneered is outdated

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:21
With more companies handling their own ads, the traditional advertising agency may never be as powerful as it once was.

Trying to time the market is a losing game

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:03
Trying to predict what the market will do is difficult because there are too many factors influencing stocks and bonds.

These charts suggest Twitter could fly higher, technical analyst says

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:01
Twitter has finally gotten its wings back, and one market watcher says the good times are yet to come.

Trump calls sketch released by porn actress Stormy Daniels 'a total con job'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:00
President Donald Trump said that a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump years ago.

The way bank stocks are behaving on earnings is making me nervous about the financials

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:53
Bank stocks' declines following their earnings reports is concerning, writes Matt Maley of Miller Tabak.

EXCLUSIVE-OPEC's new price hawk Saudi Arabia seeks oil as high as $100 - sources

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:50
*Saudi Arabia favours oil at $80- $100- three sources. *Oil stocks close to level sought in OPEC- led supply deal. DUBAI/ LONDON, April 18- Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia would be happy to see crude rise to $80 or even $100 a barrel, three industry sources said, a sign Riyadh will seek no changes to an OPEC supply-cutting deal even though the agreement's original target is...

The charts aren’t ruling out a return to triple-digit oil prices: Yamada

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:48
One veteran technician says the charts are pointing to another rally in crude.

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: MS, TXT, IBM, UAL, CSX, LUV, AMZN & more

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:47
Names on the move ahead of the open.

Home Depot is launching its biggest tech hiring spree ever to protect its lead over Amazon

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:25
The home improvement retailer will add more than 1,000 technology hires this year.

Bon-Ton is closing all of its stores. Here's a map of where they are

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:14
Bon-Ton is headed to liquidation, where more than 200 of its regional department stores are set to close.

Carl Kasell, the NPR newsman and comedian on the popular quiz show "Wait Wait … Don't Tell Me!, dies at 84

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:07
Carl Kasell, an NPR newscaster and absurdist comedian on the popular satirical quiz show "Wait Wait … Don't Tell Me!," died on Tuesday in Potomac, Md. He was 84.

Trading volume is way down, but there might be some simple explanations

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:03
The good news is that when the market turns inward and looks at earnings and guidance, it likes it what it sees

Facebook brings back its controversial facial recognition feature to Europe after closing it in 2012

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:21
Facebook closed its facial recognition feature in Europe in 2012 after pressure from regulators over privacy.

The blown Southwest jet engine showed ‘metal fatigue'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:13
A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine showed evidence of "metal fatigue," according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

SEC issues subpoena to cryptocurrency company Riot Blockchain

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:27
The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a subpoena to Riot Blockchain, the cryptocurrency company whose stock skyrocketed after changing its name.

US growth rate won’t be enough to control the deficit, economist warns

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:16
The CBO projects the federal deficit will top a staggering $1 trillion in the next two years, and debt could equal GDP within a decade.

British pubs are disappearing. Here's why

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00
A quarter of Britain's pubs have disappeared in the last 35 years. Tom Chitty reports.

Russia blocks Google, Amazon IP addresses in bid to ban Telegram

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:33
Russia's Roskomnadzor watchdog began blocking Telegram on Monday after it refused to hand over its encryption keys.

Upcoming Federal Reserve decisions will be good for equities, J.P. Morgan Asset Management says

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:10
The U.S. Federal Reserve is increasing rates and this is going to boost equities, said J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

Tesla could benefit from looser restrictions in China, says auto analyst

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:54
China may make it easier for foreign electric car companies to operate in the country.

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase nabs hedge fund executive to join it as its chief financial officer

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:48
Alesia Haas, the chief financial officer of Och-Ziff Capital Management, will join Coinbase as CFO immediately.

Saudi Arabia brings back movie theaters — and 'staggering' demand is expected

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:46
Marvel's "Black Panther" is set to be the first movie shown publicly in the kingdom in decades.

Facebook makes changes to comply with a strict new EU privacy law — and US users will see them too

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:39
Facebook announced the steps it will take to comply with a strict European privacy law known as the GDPR.

'Everything you see in sci-fi movies is going to happen,' says former Google X senior executive

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:51
"There is no control, especially if you are trying to control a species that is much smarter than you are."

Even if Trump wants to renegotiate the TPP, members may not bite, says Singapore official

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:47
TPP members may not wish to re-open the deal, said Tommy Koh of Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

US-China trade fight would not hit Chinese growth until end of this year, says JPMorgan

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:14
The U.S. and China have a lot of negotiations ahead in order to iron out the trade frictions between them.

Trump appears to rule out rejoining the TPP: 'I don’t like the deal'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:48
The current TPP agreement has "too many contingencies," Trump said in a late night Tuesday tweet.

Venture capital firm co-founder: I wanted to 'solve my own personal pain point'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:01
A personal dissatisfaction with an old boys' club mentality led Pocket Sun to co-found her venture capital firm.

As the senior population grows, aging is becoming a major investing theme

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 05:33
The demographic shift the world is going through presents a major trend that's worth investing in, an expert said.