Last spring Alphabet closed its worst post-earnings day since April 2010 after reporting sluggish advertising numbers. For 2020, Spector Louden said, Etsy plans to focus on hiring more women and minorities for leadership roles and can do so by taking a "holistic approach" to the process. "This is the probably the greatest political challenge that he's faced since taking office in 2012," Sherlock told CNBC's "Squawk Box. Tensions between Tehran and Washington have escalated following Trump's withdrawal from the landmark Iran nuclear deal brokered by the Obama administration. But the week ended with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0

During Saturday's call, Zarif said he "hopes China can play an important role in preventing escalation of regional tensions," according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry statement. Albert Edwards, longtime bearish strategist at Societe Generale, highlighted Schmelzing's paper and said in a note to clients that "negative real (and even nominal) interest rates are becoming the norm around the world. VIDEO2:4402:44The first week that really matters in 2020Mad Money with Jim CramerCNBC's Jim Cramer on Friday said the stock market has reached a level that is "too gleeful for my taste. It presents companies and organizations with a difficult reality. Any stock sitting on a 25x multiple of EBITDA is vulnerable to negative surprises, and even considering our above-consensus unit outlook we believe the market is more likely to react to a near-term reversal in gross margins

"If you look at stock market rates of return, or at the rate at which top billionaire wealth rises year after year, it is clear that the relevant rate of return is substantial, and much larger than the growth rate," Piketty said in an email to CNBC. The British company is the eighth to abandon Facebook's digital currency project, joining the likes of Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, eBay, Stripe, Booking Holdings and Mercado Pago. Reasons for bullishness on Alphabet include its CEO Sundar Pichai, who in December was elevated from running Google to overseeing the parent company after Alphabet founder Larry Page announced plans to step down, along with co-founder and president Sergey Brin. Trump's two picks have solidified a 5-4 conservative majority on the nine-judge panel. David Solomon, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, April 29, 2019

Blackstone (BX) – Blackstone raised its bid for Japanese hotel chain Unizo by 12% to $1. "It's the rule of impeachment in the Senate that we must receive the papers [from the House]," he said, "and it continues to be my hope that the Speaker will send them on over. The Trump administration has sought to limit immigration to the United States, and President Donald Trump has been particularly critical of birthright citizenship, or the right of those born in America to citizenship. Investors should look to expanding economies in Brazil, Mexico, China, India and Indonesia, rather than just investing in emerging markets generally. "Bezos and the crown prince had reportedly exchanged numbers the previous month

"Some people wait until later to file their tax returns because they're expecting an amended form. "This was a highly coordinated attack on us, for a significant amount of money. The result makes this moment in time an awkward one for the innovation cycle. com, which released its 7th Annual ETF survey of 300 institutional investors, financial advisers, and fund managers from around the world. The S&P 500 energy sector was the worst performer of the last decade, up just a measly 5% versus the S&P 500′s 180%

Eventually, the company will have trouble meeting estimates, next year perhaps, when the mainframe cycle peters out, although it shows no signs of slowing now. 's Labour party at the European Parliament said earlier this week: "From Friday, key decisions affecting the U. Trump ordered the killing of Iran's top general Qasem Soleimani earlier this month, after an Iranian attack on the American embassy in Iraq. VIDEO3:3703:37The top 2019 S&P 500 performers and their 2020 oddsMad Money with Jim CramerCNBC's Jim Cramer on Friday took a look at last year's run in the S&P 500 to lay out his thoughts on how the top performers would play out over the coming year in trading. "He said the company aims to be the "number one and number two" player in the markets it operates in, rather than "number three or number four

Amazon unveiled its "climate pledge" last year, which aims to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement 10 years early, and commits the retailer to operate on 100% renewable electricity by 2030. Tea plantation visitsRwanda became the world's 19th largest tea producer in 2017. Two days after his initial suicide bid, a lawyer for Epstein's then-cellmate, Nicholas Tartaglione, requested footage of surveillance video from around their cell. 75 earlier in the session — its highest level since September. The company beat on the top and bottom lines for the quarter, but gave disappointing guidance for the first quarter

economy, Morgan Stanley's chief economist told CNBC on Friday. 5% even though they left tariffs on all the existing goods," Boockvar said. 55 in the day's trading session before closing up less than half of 1% at $47. Meanwhile, the data-center business, which includes the Data Center Group and other components, will be up high single digits in 2020, Davis said. At least 2,900 cases are confirmed worldwide, and the death toll in China, where the majority of cases have been reported, is at least 82

Walt Disney (DIS) – The Shanghai Disney resort will close until further notice, as officials try to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Under the leadership of former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian, Google Cloud has been bulking up through hiring and acquisitions, including the $2. Stocks fell in intraday trading on Tuesday following a report from Bloomberg News that the U. However, several of the nominated movies are already available on-demand, via DVD or BluRay or digitally, so some audiences will opt to watch them from home instead of their local cinema. Meanwhile, shares in Australia saw gains as well, with the S&P/ASX 200 up 0

95 billion in revenue, down about 5% year over year and less than the $6. Questions for Cramer? Call Cramer: 1-800-743-CNBCWant to take a deep dive into Cramer's world? Hit him up! Mad Money Twitter - Jim Cramer Twitter - Facebook - InstagramQuestions, comments, suggestions for the "Mad Money" website? [email protected] The Giants also made a coaching move after the season, firing head coach Pat Shurmur after two seasons. VIDEO5:5505:55What to do when you win the lotterySavingIf you beat the odds against hitting the Powerball jackpot, there's now nearly $300 million waiting for you in Wednesday night's drawing. "The advantaged position of the dollar as the global reserve currency is very powerful and the Fed wants to protect that position