and John Schoen; data visualizations by John Schoen and Nate Rattner. American Express set to reportCredit card company American Express reports quarterly earnings before the bell on Friday. "While base revenue for the quarter fell below expectations, the company stated that demand remains strong, with the platform boasting 7 million registered developer accounts, up from 6 million in the last few months. The agreement between the WAEMU and France, along with renaming the CFA franc as the eco, would scrap obligations for WAEMU members to park 50% of their foreign reserves with the French Treasury and strip French representatives from any decision-making and management capacity relating to the West African Monetary Union, comprising the same eight countries. Canada Minister of Justice David Lametti has the power to step in and make a decision on the case before the hearings are done

Of those companies, 72% of companies gave posted better-than-expected earnings. "VIDEO2:2002:20Here's how the coronavirus outbreak could affect the economyNews VideosU. Earlier this month, it said its holiday same-store sales dropped 7. A spokesman for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer later confirmed the changes to CNBC. People who want the faster speeds need to be standing very close to a cell tower that offers the mmWave support right now

The social media company has been heavily criticized for its decision to not fact-check political ads on its platform, but Diller reiterated that he believes it is the right approach due to the difficulty of policing promotional speech. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin earlier this month informed OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria that he has concerns about mandatory digital taxes being included as part of its global tax solution. Corporate borrowers have been cleaning up their balance sheets, with many reducing leverage and fewer looking to issue stock or dividends, funded by debt. "The push from Google has also challenged Expedia and other travel operators that relied on the search engine to drive traffic to their sites. The Nasdaq Composite notched an intraday all-time high as well, advancing 0

Despite the negative economic impact, Woodhams did not expect to see a decline in the number of deliberate blackouts this year. "Expecting its employees to maintain silence on these issues, and Amazon's impact on them, is really a reprehensible overreach, and I am proud to take this opportunity to demonstrate my unwillingness to comply. "New trade tensions could emerge between the United States and the European Union, and U. The market staged a major rebound on Tuesday, with the Dow snapping a five-day losing streak and the S&P 500 seeing its best one-day performance since October. Bezos, the world's richest man, also owns The Washington Post, which published columns from Jamal Khashoggi, who had criticized bin Salman

"VIDEO4:0904:09More tariffs must be rolled back for US companies to be happy with deal: ProPower Lunch"We think the tensions will remain in 2020," said Cesar Rojas, Citigroup economist. Meanwhile, the European Union is still forming its collective answer to the issues, but the German government announced it does not want to outright block the Chinese firm. That's the great thing about looking at charts is we're not going to get bogged down with all of the news, the negative sentiment," said Johnson. Here is what we know about where the candidates in the Iowa debate stand. "Stopping the spread of this virus both in China and globally is WHO's highest priority," Tedros said in a statement

"One of the things that can derail a bull market is a spike in oil prices that can cause a recession," said Paul Hickey, co-founder of Bespoke Investment Group. Private equity has actually been a "great thing for America," he said on CNBC's "Squawk Box" from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The two-day embassy attack prompted President Donald Trump to order the deployment of approximately 750 U. and Europe scrutinize what they view as anti-competitive practices. "Washington's move to strike China as a currency manipulator comes two days ahead of the hotly anticipated phase one trade deal signing between the two nations

I think you should do the same, because this is a good moment for profit-taking. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesPier 1 Imports on Monday said it intends to close up to 450 locations, or almost half its fleet of 942 stores, as it unexpectedly reported quarterly earnings amid bankruptcy rumors. "It's going to put us out of business, and we have 35 employees. While the other signatories of the nuclear deal ⁠— France, Germany, the U. airstrike that killed a top Iranian military leader, Cramer said

The firm said the majority of the job openings announced Tuesday would be focused on technology and product. VIDEO2:2502:25Costco shares at a stretched valuation, says market expertTrading NationCostco is getting a whole lot of love. Labor Department said the December jobs report missed forecasts. When asked if he's concerned about being overshadowed by political ads, he responded: "I hope not. Alibaba, Walmart and eBay all operate online marketplaces that feature third-party sellers, many of which sell products, new and used, from all over the world that they purchase from official distributors, flea markets and clearance aisles

Here's what the company reported compared with what Wall Street was expecting, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv:Earnings per share: $1. The analyst noted the internet giant will "find new and expanded revenue streams under new CEO Sundar Pichai. Donald Trump tweetFollowing a Trump administration briefing on the operation to kill Soleimani on Wednesday, Pelosi and other Democrats argued the White House did not have a coherent strategy in Iran. "But the continued grounding of the Max fleet and the suspension of production has created a challenging situation for us. ChristensenJohn Lamparski/Getty ImagesHarvard Business School professor and businessman Clayton Christensen, known by many as the "godfather" of disruptive innovation, died last Thursday at the age of 67

I'm not so sure if that opportunity is today, on today's sell-off," he said Monday. "But if something takes them over that amount, it's not unusual for it to be medical expenses. VIDEO2:4002:40Colleges caught in the trade warOn the MoneyThis decline in international applicants will open up seats for domestic students, according to Hafeez Lakhani, president of New York-based Lakhani Coaching. Target said toy sales were about flat with the prior year, which is disappointing given the retailer has been devoting more square footage in stores to toys, following Toys R Us' liquidation. The firm downgraded shares of Twitter to neutral from buy and lowered its price target to $35 per share from $37