"It has a little heavier weight on it this year that it has to drive business metrics," Hyundai CMO Angela Zepeda told CNBC. Cuban's comments Wednesday were in response to concerns from investors who are comparing the stock market's current valuation to the bull market in 1999 that concluded with collapse of the dot-com bubble. Macy's earlier this month confirmed it would be closing nearly 30 stores in 2020. The extended delay poses another headache for carriers who have already missed one peak travel season without the fuel-efficient planes. 99%, according to the Investment Company Institute, a trade organization that represents mutual fund companies

enjoys "will fundamentally be in jeopardy," Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella told CNBC Thursday. At the same time, Trump told CNBC's Joe Kernen at Davos this week that he's open to some entitlement spending cuts and reforms that would include Social Security. "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. Confetti falls as Lyft CEO Logan Green (C) and President John Zimmer (LEFT C) ring the Nasdaq opening bell celebrating the company's initial public offering (IPO) on March 29, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. "Every time a story is run about this case, and more people hear about this, more women are coming forward," DiPietro said

VIDEO2:4902:49Qasem Soleimani's death creates a global problemSquawk Box EuropeOil prices could surge toward $80 a barrel if escalating geopolitical tensions disrupt Middle East crude supplies, analysts told CNBC on Friday, with energy market participants "on tenterhooks" after a U. The company cited weaker order frequency as one of the catalysts. "With so many longs, and unemployment data tomorrow and PMI (purchasing managers' index) on Friday, sterling remains on the back foot, sterling is vulnerable," said Juckes. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, and WeWork declined to comment beyond its press release. "Dalio advised having a global and well-diversified portfolio in this market and said the thing people can't "jump into" is cash

What's in store for space investing in 2020Investors are steadily becoming more interested in the space economy, especially as some of these private space companies edge closer to the public markets. If the situation with Iran does sadly descend into escalated hostilities, there will be plenty of opportunities to criticize President Trump then. This, in turn, will allow airlines to "operate more efficiently and increase profits. Amazon has a market capitalization of more than $930 billion. An Oppenheimer analyst upgraded the stock earlier that day, assessing a double-digit rise ahead

"If the US and Iran engage in war, it would do more harm than good to China," China's state-owned tabloid Global Times said in an English-language editorial published on Sunday. At the same time, the three countries stressed their commitment to upholding the deal and their desire for a diplomatic solution. The CDC is currently monitoring 165 individuals for possible exposure to the virus in the U. Eli Lilly (LLY) – The drugmaker bought skin disease specialist Dermira (DERM) for $1. "Vodafone will shift resources that were previously intended for Libra to M-Pesa, the company's digital payment service that is already serving six African nations, according to the CoinDesk report

Even the Securities and Exchange Commission seems to agree: The agency has asked ESG providers for more information on how they define exactly what ESG is. "The NFL did not immediately respond to a request for comment from CNBC. A bit more caution could be warranted this time around, as China plays a larger role in the world economy. On Tuesday, numerous analysts came out with bullish outlooks for various tech stocks, including Micron Technology and Western Digital, Cramer noted. The event demonstrated that Bloomberg, even while away, can still draw crowds in the city in which he served three terms as mayor

Sometimes upgrading an older computer to new software can result in slowness, or a lack of support for new features. Then the car was off, his bootleg vape cartridges tucked into a black plastic bag — all thanks to Instagram. "Secondly, if you want to deal with the most advanced customers, if you want to attract the best talent, there's no way you can do it if you are not going in that direction because the world is becoming unforgiving for that and that's good, especially with the youth. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. 5% the rate levied on about $120 billion worth of other China imports

"VIDEO4:1304:13US announces new economic sanctions on IranSquawk on the Street. GE makes the engines for the grounded Boeing 737 Max aircraft. "In fact, if the United States were trying to stop a ballistic missile attack from the Iranians, from all of them, we could not," he added. For one thing, falling milk prices made it harder to maintain profits. "We don't love regulations in this administration, but what we do love is corporations accepting their appropriate responsibility," Navarro said in Thursday's "Squawk Box" interview

Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Less than a week after Iran's top military commander was killed by U. White House counsel Pat Cipollone speaks during opening arguments in the U. I think most of the stimulus from deficit spending has already been in the system and we're going to be essentially flat on rates, and perhaps even go down low on rates if the economy begins to slow. So, most people looking at Tesla are assuming that it's really to the EV vehicles, and no, it's not comparable to the vast majority of vehicles that are being sold as EVs in China today. Follow @CNBCtech on Twitter for the latest tech industry news

However, she added, the holiday sales decline suggests the Amazon partnership and new product launches aren't enough to offset secular headwinds, and suggests trends could remain weak in the coming year. was a "bit disappointed" not to have been able to negotiate with the U. "Cramer's lightning roundIn Cramer's lightning round, the "Mad Money" host took calls and delivered his thoughts about callers' favorite stock picks of the day. Todd Haselton | CNBCIf you own an Apple Watch, you'll probably want to join an "Apple Watch Connected" gym if there's one nearby and you can afford it, since you'll receive benefits for owning one and working out. More importantly, it sent a signal that an expansion, which had added nearly 15 million jobs since the Great Recession ended, finally might be sputtering