• By CNBC   -   Jun 19, 2019

    US HOUSING STARTS FALL IN MAY, BUT STARTS FOR THE PRIOR TWO MONTHS WERE REVISED HIGHER

    Housing starts fell in May, but building permits increased, suggesting that the housing market was drawing some support from a sharp...

    Market
  • By CNBC   -   Jun 19, 2019

    HOW THE TRADE WAR WITH CHINA COULD CRUSH CALIFORNIA'S $2.7 TRILLION ECONOMY AND HURT OTHER STATES

    The impact of the U.S.-China trade war is greatest in states that export agricultural products, electronics and chemicals directly...

    U.S., Economy
  • By CNBC   -   Jun 19, 2019

    KUDLOW SAYS THE WHITE HOUSE IS NOT CONSIDERING DEMOTING FED CHAIR POWELL RIGHT NOW

    A Bloomberg News report Tuesday morning said the White House had looked at such a move in February.

  • By CNBC   -   Jun 19, 2019

    INVESTOR MICHAEL FARR: THE FED'S FINE-TUNING OF EVERY ECONOMIC SOFT PATCH MUST EVENTUALLY MUST END

    The Fed's most recent round of reassurance was a significant mistake.

  • By CNBC   -   Jun 19, 2019

    RON INSANA: TRUMP NEEDS TO STOP FIGHTING CENTRAL BANKS, WHO ARE TRYING TO KEEP THE ECONOMY AFLOAT

    It's the president's own policies that are contributing to slower global and domestic growth.

    Economy
  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    TESLA LOSES HR VICE PRESIDENT AND HEAD OF DIVERSITY FELICIA MAYO

    Tesla loses vice president of HR and head of diversity, Felicia Mayo, one of a few black woman executives to break Silicon Valley's...

  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    REP. MAXINE WATERS ASKS FACEBOOK TO PAUSE WORK ON CRYPTOCURRENCY LIBRA

    Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the...

    Democrats
  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    TRUMP IS WALL STREET'S FAVORITE IN 2020, BUT HIS REELECTION PROSPECTS LOOK BAD IN STATE POLLS

    But a look at state-by-state data clarifies the scale of Trump's challenge. As the president tries to rally supporters at a 2020 kickoff...

  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    TRUMP ON DEMOTING FED CHAIR JEROME POWELL, DAY BEFORE RATE DECISION: 'LET'S SEE WHAT HE DOES'

    Trump's remark came a day before the Fed was set to announce its next decision on interest rates.

  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    ADOBE RISES DESPITE SOFT GUIDANCE

    Adobe expects fiscal third-quarter earnings and revenue that are below what analysts were looking for.

  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    FINANCE, PRIVACY EXPERTS SKEPTICAL OF FACEBOOK'S CRYPTOCURRENCY AMBITIONS

    Consumer advocates warn there's no clear fix if your money goes missing through cryptocurrency transactions.

    Finance
  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    FACEBOOK CREATED A 'GATEWAY DRUG' TO INTRODUCE BILLIONS TO CRYPTOCURRENCY, EXPERTS SAY

    Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's...

  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    TESLA INVESTORS REGAIN CONFIDENCE IN A QUIETER ELON MUSK AS ALL EYES TURN TO PRODUCTION

    Tesla investors are regaining confidence in a quieter Elon Musk - even as they question the company's ability to hit its production...

  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    HERE'S THE TECH BEHIND FACEBOOK'S LIBRA CRYPTOCURRENCY

    Facebook and other groups are behind a new programming language for working with the Libra blockchain.

    Tech
  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    WESTERN UNION SHARES DROP ON FEAR NEW FACEBOOK CRYPTOCURRENCY WILL TAKE MONEY TRANSFER BUSINESS

    Shares of Western Union fell on excitement around the potential of sending money internationally without fees with Facebook's new cryptocurrency.

  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    TRUMP SAYS SHANAHAN HAS WITHDRAWN FROM DEFENSE SECRETARY CONSIDERATION

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that he will not nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to hold the position...

    Donald Trump
  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    BILLIONAIRE TRUMP SUPPORTER SAYS HE REJECTED BIDEN'S REQUEST FOR FUNDRAISING HELP IN 2020

    Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden on Monday appealed to a billionaire Republican donor for fundraising help in his presidential campaign....

    Republicans, Democrats
  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    GOOGLE CALENDAR IS DOWN AROUND THE WORLD

    Google Calendar is down around the world, but you can install the Google Calendar app on your phone or tablet to still see your events.

    World
  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    GOOGLE TO INVEST $1 BILLION IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA HOUSING AMID REGIONAL EXPANSION

    As it expands its footprint across the San Francisco Bay Area, Google will put $1B toward housing.

  • By CNBC   -   Jun 18, 2019

    TRUMP TO LAUNCH HIS 2020 WHITE HOUSE BID IN FLORIDA AS POLLS SHOW HIM TRAILING HIS DEMOCRATIC RIVALS

    Trump starts the campaign season in an unusual spot for a president: overseeing a strong economy but facing low approval ratings.

    Economy, Democrats