" — Franck8:52 am: Facebook jumps on earnings optimism from Raymond JamesShares of Facebook are up 1. "I'm inclined to be skeptical, too, although there are so many easy changes they could make," Cramer said, "and the balance sheet is so robust that the stock makes sense for speculation. The company noted challenging market conditions but was able to benefit from strength in international markets. "After the nonsense that we heard today, we say a thousand no's to the Deal of The Century," Abbas said, according to the Associated Press. The CEOs of the three companies that make more than 80 percent of the country's voting machines testified before Congress Thursday for the first time, marking a new and bipartisan effort to ensure the security of the 2020 election

Adam Galica | CNBCSteve Schwarzman, billionaire co-founder of private equity powerhouse Blackstone, told CNBC on Tuesday he sees fewer buying opportunities because markets and assets have become so expensive. "Now, we're not interested in selling LTL — we're not marketing LTL and we're not marketing the whole company — we're marketing [these] four businesses: North American and Europe, transpiration and logistics," Jacobs revealed. The Pentagon selected Microsoft over Amazon for the colossal contract on October 25. Australia has committed to reducing its 2005 emissions levels by 26% before 2030. A group of scientists said late Wednesday that they may have a breakthrough in discovering the original source of the virus, declaring that snakes, particularly the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra, may be responsible for the outbreak

Several things made retirement saving seem almost beside the point. Stocks closed well off their session highs on Wednesday after President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed a "phase one" trade deal in Washington, D. CHECK OUT: Why January is a particularly great time to invest your money via Grow with Acorns+CNBC. "China trusts our dairy products more than their own domestic product. Juan Naharro Gimenez | Getty ImagesHere are the most important things to know about Tuesday before you hit the door

"That the bulk of last year's returns came from higher valuations, and not growth in earnings, only compounds investors' concerns. "Double-check everything — Social Security numbers, your address, make sure all boxes are checked that need to be," said Shannonhouse, at the AICPA. Fiscal consolidation will slow or slightly reverse, only modestly supporting domestic demand. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter that Iran "took & concluded proportionate measures in self-defense. A woman looks at Marcus, a new savings and loans app recently launched by Goldman Sachs in New York, January 10, 2020

But Wang said signs are now pointing to better times ahead for the Chinese property sector, at least in the short term. Still, the benchmark 10-year yield has tumbled more than 10 basis points in the new year as investors reassessed the risk of an all-out conflict in the Middle East. Trump is also set to announce new guidance on Thursday that would encourage prayer in public schools. In my opinion, A+ quarter and even more than even the bulls were expecting. What you need to know for 2020From gift buying to travel expenses and other holiday-related costs, holiday debt rose 8% this year and was up a whopping 34% from when the survey was first conducted in 2015, MagnifyMoney found

The GDP represents the total dollar value of all goods and services produced in a period of time. But they warned Iran that it must comply with the commitments within the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), chiefly, the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. and Iran, with market participants increasingly concerned about the prospect of retaliatory action. Now, new research both from Lach and from other researchers highlights some key areas where consumers seeking advice are led astray. Last fall, Qualcomm rented out a stretch of highway near its San Diego headquarters to test its self-driving cars

The electric-vehicle maker sprinted more than 9% higher on the day to close at an all-time high of $524. "In a two person race, there's always a chance the underdog can win. Two workers walk under the wing of a 737 Max aircraft at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, March 27, 2019. Executives are expected to offer guidance in consideration of the coronavirus epidemic impacting the factory and sales, potentially, in mainland China. 8 per ounce, inches away from hitting a six-year high reached in September

8:13 am: China's National Health Commission reports latest figures as of end of TuesdayChinese health officials said confirmed 1,459 new cases and 26 additional deaths (25 in Hubei and 1 in Henan). The announcement doesn't amount to much since it essentially codifies the agency's existing practice, according to Adam Levitin, a professor at Georgetown Law School. "Even with the receding threat of US/Iran conflict, a broad host of supply and demand factors, couple with some (Middle East, North Africa) geopolitical risk premium, means that Brent oil prices will now be in the USD 65-75 range," the Eurasia Group analysts wrote in a note. SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule splashes down after its first test flight in March 2019. "When [Beatles drummer Ringo Starr] was on stage, he was joined by veteran drumming superstar Kenny Aronoff," he said

"If you do win an award tonight, don't use it as a platform to make a political speech," Gervais said. "It's less important than what it's going to cost or what [your] state is going to do," Feirstein said. "Delphi Technologies will bring proven leading power electronics technologies, talent and scale that will complement our hybrid and electric vehicle propulsion offerings," Lissalde said in a release. What may drive up turnout is the perception that the vote will count because the race will be close. "With that in mind, it is likely that internet shutdowns will continue to rise in frequency in 2020

The decision to delay sending the articles is part of a strategy aimed at forcing concessions out of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on rules for the trial. "We place tremendous value and focus on the well-being and safety of our employees," an Amazon spokesperson said. "Psychologically, travel takes a hit when there's fears of a pandemic. "That's important as well to look into that, but that is of course at the discretion of governments, and that is not going to solve the European growth crisis," van Dijkuizen told CNBC's Geoff Cutmore and Steve Sedgwick. " It's just that this group today is starting from rich enough valuations that returns will likely be less impressive in coming years