• By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    FACEBOOK WANTS TO MAKE A NEW VIRTUAL ASSISTANT THAT'S SMARTER THAN SIRI OR ALEXA, REPORT SAYS

    "If there's any stone unturned, we're going to work on it," Yann LeCun, Facebook's chief AI scientist told the Financial Times.

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    HOW GDP CAN BE IMPROVED, EXPLAINED BY JUSTIN WOLFERS

    University of Michigan economist Justin Wolfers explains how GDP doesn't take into account things like the distribution of wealth,...

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    TESLA DOESN'T HAVE ENOUGH OF THE BATTERIES THAT CAN POWER YOUR HOME

    A survey from EnergySage says Tesla's Powerwall batteries are in short supply among solar panel installers in the United States.

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    NAVIENT REJECTS $3.2 BILLION TAKEOVER BID FROM CANYON CAPITAL AND PLATINUM EQUITY

    Student-loan servicer Navient Corp has rejected a $3.2 billion takeover bid from two investors as it believes the offer undervalues...

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    PG&E SHARES JUMP AFTER CITI UPGRADES AND SAYS THE STOCK COULD DOUBLE DESPITE BANKRUPTCY FILING

    Investors should buy embattled utility PG&E as lawmakers work toward a deal with the state's electric and gas providers, Citi says.

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    I OWE HOW MUCH? AMERICANS ARE SHOCKED BY THE IMPACT OF TRUMP'S TAX LAW

    The first tax filing season under the new federal tax law is proving to be surprising, confusing - and occasionally frightening - for...

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    MEDTRONIC QUARTERLY PROFIT BEATS ON STRENGTH IN SURGICAL PRODUCTS

    Medical device maker Medtronic on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit, driven by higher sales in its surgical products...

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    THERE'S A PIZZA PRICE WAR GOING ON AND PAPA JOHN'S IS LIKELY TO BE THE BIG LOSER, STIFEL SAYS

    Papa John's investors will be disappointed as the company struggles to balance declining transactions and slumping profitability.

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    MCDONALD'S SHARES RISE AFTER STEPHENS UPGRADE: 2019 OUTLOOK 'PROVIDES ROOM FOR POSITIVE SURPRISES'

    Stephens upgraded McDonald's shares to overweight from equal weight on Tuesday, saying the company's lowered expectations for the year...

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    AUTO INDUSTRY URGES TRUMP NOT TO HIT IMPORTED CARS AND AUTO PARTS WITH STEEP TARIFFS

    The U.S. auto industry urged President Donald Trump's administration on Monday not to saddle imported cars and auto parts with steep...

    U.S., Industry, Donald Trump
  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    TOP GREEK BANK CEO CALLS ON LENDERS TO DO MORE IN REDUCING THE COUNTRY'S BAD DEBTS

    The high level of bad loans in Greece is still the biggest issue that the embattled economy needs to focus on, the head of Piraeus...

    Economy
  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    SINGAPORE'S NEW BUDGET IS OFFERING 'SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE,' EXPERT SAYS

    Rohan Solapurkar, a Deloitte tax partner, said the raft of measures announced Monday by the Singaporean government was largely expected,...

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    IHG FULL-YEAR ROOM REVENUE GROWS ON CHINA DEMAND

    InterContinental Hotels Group said its full-year room revenue grew as more people checked into its 380 hotels in the Greater China...

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    NEW ROUND OF US-CHINA TRADE TALKS TO KICK OFF IN WASHINGTON ON TUESDAY

    A fresh round of talks between the U.S. and China will take place in Washington, followed by higher level talks later in the week.

    U.S.
  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    MORE AND MORE SIGNS POINT TO SLOWER SPENDING IN CHINA. ANALYSTS SAY NOT TO WORRY

    Falling car sales, sluggish retail sales data, a cooling housing market - those are all stoking fears of weakening consumer spending...

    Market, Economy
  • By CNBC   -   Feb 19, 2019

    TRUMP'S FRIEND ROGER STONE APOLOGIZES FOR INSTAGRAM POST SHOWING CROSSHAIRS NEAR JUDGE

    In a court filing, Roger Stone said his post about Judge Amy Berman Jackson was "improper."

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 18, 2019

    TRUMP WARNS MILITARY MEMBERS SUPPORTING VENEZUELA'S MADURO THAT THEY WILL 'LOSE EVERYTHING'

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 18, 2019

    NETFLIX BIDS ADIEU TO THE PUNISHER, JESSICA JONES AND LICENSING SUPERHERO PROJECTS FROM MARVEL

    Netflix is cancelling The Punisher and Jessica Jones in a further split from Marvel Studios as Disney prepares a streaming service...

  • By CNBC   -   Feb 18, 2019

    CALIFORNIA AG: AT LEAST 13 STATES SUING OVER TRUMP'S NATIONAL EMERGENCY

    "The separation of powers is being violated, we're going to... make sure that Donald Trump cannot steal money from the states and people...

    Donald Trump
  • By CNBC   -   Feb 18, 2019

    TOP APPLE ANALYST KUO OUTLINES THE NEW PRODUCTS HE THINKS APPLE WILL LAUNCH THIS YEAR

    Top Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo outlined the products he thinks Apple will launch in 2019.