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07/19/2018 01:26 AM
Airbus ‘Beluga Whale’ takes flight for the first time
The BelugaXL is a highly modified version of the Airbus A330-200 jetliner.

07/19/2018 01:18 AM
Trump tried to protect Qualcomm. Now his trade war may be hurting it.
China’s prolonged review of Qualcomm's proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors is widely seen by analysts and trade experts as part of Beijing’s retaliation for President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese goods.

07/19/2018 01:09 AM
Steam pipe explosion in Manhattan's Flatiron District spurs evacuation
The blast occurred around 6:30 a.m. near Fifth Avenue and 21st Street, NBC News reports.

07/19/2018 01:08 AM
The most important number in finance is going away. Wall St. isn’t prepared.
Libor, a crucial interest rate benchmark, could be gone by 2021. The New York Times reports.

07/19/2018 12:59 AM
Joe Biden would be a 'dream' to run against in 2020, Trump says
Trump added that he would be fine running against any of the "group of seven or eight" Democrats and other politicians who may be considering presidential runs.

07/19/2018 12:57 AM
1 in 3 parents will help their kids pay off student loans
Parents want to help their kids pay for the rising costs of college, but should be wary of putting their own futures at risk. 

07/19/2018 12:54 AM
Senate, after Helsinki, eyes swift sanctions in case of more election meddling
A bill gaining momentum in the Senate would target key Russian economic sectors with sanctions if U.S. authorities determine that the Kremlin meddled in a U.S. election again.

07/19/2018 12:51 AM
How to land a great job when you are over 50
More than half of baby boomers plan to work past age 65, studies reveal. Experts explain how job seekers over 50 can overcome stereotypes and land their dream job.

07/19/2018 12:38 AM
Comcast drops pursuit of 21st Century Fox assets, ending bidding war with Disney
The announcement ends one of the biggest battles in the media industry this year, as Comcast fought with Disney to acquire Fox's movie studio and television assets.

07/19/2018 12:32 AM
Investment guru Charley Ellis reveals how fund companies hide poor performance
Investors beware: thousands of actively managed mutual funds and ETFs have closed over the years or have merged. Many are merged into existing funds and hide poor performance statistics.

07/19/2018 12:30 AM
US weekly jobless claims drop to the lowest level since 1969
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week.

07/19/2018 12:27 AM
Commerce department opens hearings on auto tariffs
The Commerce Department is holding two days of hearings on whether the U.S. should raise tariffs on vehicles built in Europe and sold in the U.S. The U.S. currently has a $32 billion auto trade deficit with Europe, meaning Americans buy $32 billion more in European cars than U.S. automakers sell back to consumers in the EU. Automakers such as BMW and Mercedes also built vehicles in U.S. factories, especially popular crossovers and SUVs. Reports have recently surfaced that the EU is prepared to lower tariffs

07/19/2018 12:16 AM
Domino's stock slips on revenue miss, weak same-store sales growth
Shares of Domino's Pizza tumbled Thursday after the company posted weaker-than-expected second-quarter revenue and same-store sales.

07/19/2018 12:16 AM
The EU is making a retaliation list to strike back if the US hits European cars with tariffs
The European Union is making a list of goods it could target as a way to retaliate against potential tariffs on European cars, an EU official said Thursday.

07/19/2018 12:06 AM
The S&P 500 is now just 2% from a record and tech earnings could push it over the top
Traders believe three main factors have been helping markets recently and need to continue to pass the old historic S&P historic high of January.

07/19/2018 12:01 AM
Procter & Gamble shares downgraded by UBS because of rising inflation
UBS lowers its rating for Procter & Gamble shares to neutral from buy, predicting the company will report earnings below expectations in its next fiscal year.

07/19/2018 12:00 AM
Regulators consider allowing drug importation when US access is strained
The Food and Drug Administration is forming a working group to consider allowing short-term importation of foreign versions of medicines facing “access dislocations.”

07/19/2018 12:00 AM
Almost 70% of millennials regret buying their homes. Here's why.
About four in 10 millennials are homeowners, but they're not necessarily happy about it. 

07/18/2018 11:54 PM
Biggest threat to markets and economy is a Democrat win in November, Trump advisor Hassett says
The main thing that could derail markets and the economy would be a Democrat takeover of Congress, White House economic advisor Kevin Hassett said Thursday.

07/18/2018 11:35 PM
A staunch bitcoin bear says this recent surge might have legs
Bitcoin is showing signs of life after falling for months. A longtime bitcoin bear, Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management, says this recent surge might have legs.

07/18/2018 10:59 PM
Family of KFC’s Colonel Sanders defends him amid Papa John’s racial slur scandal
The family of KFC’s Colonel Harland Sanders has come to his defense after Papa John’s founder John Schnatter suggested the colonel had used the N-word but hadn’t faced criticism for doing so.  

07/18/2018 10:52 PM
Trump trade advisor Peter Navarro: 'Zero-sum game' between China and the rest of the world
Navarro, who spoke to CNBC's Joe Kernen on "Squawk Box," is known for his hawkish economic stances on China.

07/18/2018 10:46 PM
Tesla shares fall after Needham downgrades to sell, citing possible increase in Model 3 cancellations
Tesla shares fell on Thursday after Needham & Co downgraded the stock to sell from hold, citing a possible pick-up in Model 3 cancellations.

07/18/2018 10:19 PM
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross: We've seen 'positive developments' in trade talks with Mexico
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says the Trump administration has seen positive developments in trade talks with Mexico. 

07/18/2018 09:59 PM
Farnborough Airshow: Six aircraft that are grabbing attention
Aerospace & Defense manufacturers are vying for business at the biannual trade show.

07/18/2018 08:58 PM
‘Shocking' and 'bogus': China's foreign ministry rebukes Kudlow for trade remarks
China’s foreign ministry hit back at comments made by President Donald Trump’s top economic advisor on Thursday, saying it is clear who is right and who is wrong in an escalating trade row between the world’s two largest economies.

07/18/2018 03:24 PM
Before inauguration, Trump reportedly saw evidence Putin personally ordered election interference
Trump sounded “grudgingly convinced” when he was shown the findings of Putin’s interference on Jan. 6 of last year — just two weeks before his inauguration, according to The New York Times, which cited multiple people who attended the briefing.

07/18/2018 02:05 PM
Ethereum may drive blockchain to be as broadly adopted as the Internet, fintech CEO says
Ethereum could be a major driving force for blockchain and cryptocurrency, says Circle CEO and co-founder Jeremy Allaire.

07/18/2018 09:39 AM
'The meddling was on the margin': Steve Bannon downplays Russia's impact on the 2016 election
"I think it changed maybe $100,000 worth of Facebook ads? Give me a break. The meddling was on the margin," Bannon said.

07/18/2018 07:51 AM
Warren Buffett finds an 'elephant' in Berkshire's own backyard
Warren Buffett has looked around for suitable ways to invest Berkshire Hathaway's $106 billion cash hoard, and he has finally come up with an idea: Berkshire Hathaway.