The moves came after Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles against military bases housing U. 7 trillion and will likely have net income exceeding $140 billion this year. But-- no, if Germany-- and-- we're the most prime in the world. "Starbucks has closed more than half of its Chinese locations as the country battles the spread of the virus. The kingdom announced last September that it would be launching its first-ever tourist visas in a bid to boost tourism

Meanwhile, Trump said he is "absolutely serious" about imposing tariffs on European cars if a trade deal with the region cannot be struck. Warren BuffettDaniel Zuchnik | WireImage | Getty ImagesWarren Buffett, a life-long newspaper fan and booster, is giving up on his bet that local news would help protect papers in small to medium-sized cities. The researchers had a "medium to high degree of confidence" of the link, the Financial Times said. VIDEO1:5801:58Brexit endgame: The key dates to watchSquawk Box EuropeMeanwhile, the recently-appointed head of the EU's executive arm said in December she is "very worried" about the chances of a cliff-edge moment at the end of the transition period. "Across the restaurant industry, digital orders have grown by 23% over the last four years to reach $26

"The government is asking Apple to hack our own users and undermine decades of security advancements that protect our customers — including tens of millions of American citizens — from sophisticated hackers and cybercriminals," the company said at the time. Its shares shot up more than 9% in after-hours trading on the news. Polls leading up to Iowa have found a logjam at the top in the state, suggesting four candidates could compete for the most delegates. The company also announced that Neil Fiske, president and CEO of the Gap brand, is departing. Business inventoriesThe Commerce Department will release data on wholesale inventories for November

"Rather than opting for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, though, Warren wrote that filers would "choose from a menu of options for addressing their debts. Sixty truckloads of equipment had to be carefully dismantled, packed up and moved. "We keep pricing in all this really good stuff that's going to happen, but it has not shown up yet. VIDEO3:5103:51Jim Cramer: The looming market sell-off is 'a terrible thing to waste'Mad Money with Jim CramerInvestors got spooked and Wall Street coughed up its gains after word spread that import tariffs could stay in place after a U. The company says it only sells its products to government agencies pursuing information from the devices of criminals and terrorists

The Oppenheimer analyst also doubled down on his firm's recommendation of Alibaba, which he called "one of the stronger stocks within that space. The report also said the company was exploring strategic options for Victoria's Secret, its struggling lingerie brand. Economists had expected growth of 160,000 new positions last month. Starbucks and McDonald's also closed stores in Hubei province. Hastings and her fiance, former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay, delivered a baby boy they named Liam on Aug

VIDEO2:2602:26Iran's supreme leader vows revenge after US kills top general in airstrikeNews VideosSo, just who is this top Iranian general the U. Breaking the SMMT's figures down, while petrol cars saw registrations grow by 2. Bryan R Smith | ReutersThe first part of the new year could be tough for stocks as lackluster corporate earnings fail to justify indexes at record highs, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. One other difference from 2018 is, the S&P 500 just broke to a new high in October beyond an 18-month trading range, in what could be the start of a whole new up leg for the market as recession fears remain at bay. " The Boeing cuts in production should not have an impact on GDP until the first quarter

Search engines like Seznam, from the Czech Republic, Russia's Yandex and France's Qwant will also appear in some markets. VIDEO5:1005:10PepsiCo CFO Hugh Johnston on Q3 resultsCNBC Global CFO Council. From 2007 to 2018 only 13% of female directors directed a second film, according to the Annenberg Institute. "For now it's mostly a directional concept, and then eventually it will become very metrics driven, but you know it's an evolution," he said, adding that ESG is not just a fad, but a "permanent change in the way capitalism works. ""Iran's responses could come across a spectrum of measures, whether that's on the Middle East or on its nuclear program, or through covert direct actions like cyberattacks on U

Analysts polled by FactSet are expecting the Tim Cook-led technology giant to report earnings per share of $4. The results suggest that while unconscious bias against race and sexual orientation has decreased over time, implicit bias against high-weight people have increased. However, Cramer said the standout moments on the call came from CEO Reed Hastings, who discussed Netflix's data integration and avoiding ad money. Under Armour later ended the practice of allowing employees to expense visits to strip clubs in early 2018, and sent a statement to the Journal that said it "can and will do better. VIDEO11:1811:18Why global military spending is on the riseDefenseAnalysts from Bernstein said in a client note that the budget could grow through supplements such as overseas contingency operations funding, aka the war budget, and that stocks with exposure to other governments in high-threat regions could see a boost from those governments increasing defense spending

Rebecca Cook | ReutersPurchasing managers have been gloomy on manufacturing for the past five months, but the weak Institute for Supply Management readings on the sector may have hit bottom. Mayo said a turnaround in the trading business for banks will benefit Goldman as well, and should be reflected in its earnings. Incyte – Incyte is under pressure after a phase-3 study of an experimental treatment failed to meet its goals. Comcast has six other partners on SportsTech, including NASCAR, USA Swimming and U. The Fed pivot early last year to take its foot off the gas and then cut rates three times fueled a nearly 29% rise in the S&P 500 in 2019, the best annual performance since 2013

exports to China should in theory rise to $263 billion in 2020 and $309 billion in 2021. Shares of Tufin Software Technologies fell more than 34% after the company released preliminary results for its fourth quarter that were below guidance. VIDEO1:5101:51Here's the 'most important' thing Invesco wants to hear from earningsTrading NationInvesco's Kristina Hooper expects a majority of multinational companies to turn more optimistic this earnings season. The virus, which was first discovered in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has spread to other major cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Macao and Hong Kong. To the extent that you have what looks to be a super cycle in the next-generation wireless network, 5G, that really plays to their strengths