(WSJ)Following a secretive escape last week from Japan to Lebanon, former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn publicly defended himself Wednesday against accusations of financial misconduct and misuse of corporate resources. presidential election — in which Trump is seeking a second term in the White House — and weeks after the House of Representatives impeached him. A Walmart worker organizes products for Christmas season at a Walmart store in Teterboro, New Jersey. "I think this current spike in crude is quite different than the impetuous one associated with the missile strikes on Sept. European markets closed lower on Thursday amid increasing concerns over the spread of the China coronavirus, while dovish tones from the European Central Bank (ECB) exerted further downward pressure

"Auctions will be held Thursday for $35 billion worth of four-week bills and $35 billion in eight-week bills. Wall Street titan Mark Gallogly has decided to support Biden after assisting former Texas Rep. Higher Ground Productions, which aims to create projects that lift up "new and diverse voices," signed a multiyear partnership with the Obamas in 2018 to make content for online streaming giant Netflix. And, he was prepared to fend off people asking for handouts: "I'm ready and I know how to say no," he said at the time. Morgan Chase and other banks to separate themselves from CoreCivic and The GEO Group

"The negotiating tools are going to be investment or potentially other restitution," he said. The script, obtained by Politico, instructs volunteers to say Warren's supporters "are highly-educated, more affluent people who are going to show up and vote Democratic no matter what" and that "she's bringing no new bases into the Democratic Party. Bloomberg | Getty ImagesHere are the most important things to know about Friday before you hit the door. It involves arbitraging prices gleaned with a low latency - in fractions of a second - from certain exchanges. Galaxy Buds+Samsung Galaxy BudsMagdalena Petrova | CNBCIce Universe says Samsung is also planning to launch new Galaxy Buds+ headphones to compete with Apple's AirPods and other buds

However, internal divergences within the 28-member union, including on security policy, has not enabled it to drive the global agenda. The second quarter should be slightly better at 2%, but then third quarter could spring back once Boeing is back on line, at 2. "As they step back as senior members of the Royal Family and no longer receive funding through the Sovereign Grant, they will become members of the Royal Family with financial independence which is something they look forward to. Washington and Beijing have imposed tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of one another's goods since the start of 2018, battering financial markets and souring business and consumer sentiment. Gold has rallied by $100 over the past month to hit $1,550 per troy ounce (toz), heading towards Goldman's three-month target of $1,600/toz, boosted by a weaker dollar, rising inflation expectations and still weak economic growth

Wexner gave Epstein power of attorney and Epstein was even a trustee of the Wexner Foundation. "In December, Cramer declared he had gone from an "agnostic skeptic" to an "outright bull" on Tesla's stock, which is among the most polarizing on Wall Street. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden may be grabbing headlines before the Iowa caucuses next Monday, no 2020 candidate is spending more on the digital ad war than President Donald Trump and Democratic contender Mike Bloomberg. companies with presences in China have halted business there. "Videos have already surfaced on social media of Iranian police forces using live ammunition on the protesters this week, who have chanted anti-regime slogans like "death to the dictator" and "we don't want the Islamic Republic

Revenue came in at $205 million, jumping from $63 million in the same period a year ago. VIDEO4:0304:03Iran's Soleimani is seen by many as 'the man who kept ISIS' out of the countryCapital ConnectionAnd contrary to some experts who described Soleimani as a "puppet master," Feierstein argued that the Iranian general was "just an instrument" and not the decision-maker in Iran. We're at the early stages," said Art Hogan, chief market strategist at National Securities. They are increasing production slowly, but have not fully focused on the lower end of the market, where supply is leanest. The airline said the suspension would be implemented "with immediate effect" following the viral outbreak that has caused 132 deaths and infected more than 6,000 people

"We also delivered for shareholders in 2019 by returning a record $34 billion in excess capital through dividends and share repurchases. "Some could call climate scientists 'prophets of doom,'" Gail Whiteman, founder of Arctic Basecamp and director of the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business at Lancaster University, said during a panel session on Wednesday. But he still managed to be the fourth-most-tweeted-about candidate during the debate. "She said she doesn't see upside catalysts for oil "at all," but OPEC and its allies could "put a floor" under prices. Reached for comment, Kelly referred CNBC to NPR's story about the incident

"For Apple we note that much of the Chinese/surrounding countries consumer buying of iPhones/AirPods has already taken place in the lead up to the start of Chinese New Year. "Whatever you spend your money on, that's how you should pick your credit cards," said Ted Rossman, industry analyst at CreditCards. Remember the housing and subprime credit crisis of 2007-2008? It was in part precipitated by borrowers attracted to ARMs (Adjustable Rate Mortgages). Don't get cardedMost recent college graduates don't understand how credit cards work, Gaudio says. The other woman accused him of forcibly performing a sexual act on her in Manhattan in 2006

" In the Monday statement, Apple said it opposed back doors of all kinds because they can be exploited by bad actors in addition to providing access to law enforcement. "Know the difference between cyclical and secular growth stocks, recognize a sector rotation when you see one, and always, always, always stay diversified. He also held senior roles within Alphabet's investment arms GV and Capital G. ""He didn't want to be involved in the Ukraine stuff," Parnas claimed of Sekulow. Why don't you think about teaching or nursing?' It was by no means the first time or the last time that I and thousands of women have been brought short by low expectations," Antunes said in a speech accepting her lifetime achievement award from the Newswomen's Club of New York in October

Garoppolo joins Montana and Young as the only 49ers quarterbacks to win at least 15 games in a season, including playoff games. The move could save families tax money over the long run, given new rules around some IRA withdrawals, according to financial experts. At least a dozen missiles were fired from Iran, though it was not immediately clear if the attacks resulted in any casualties. VIDEO4:4804:48Why investors are watching Netflix in 2020Squawk Alley. "VIDEO2:5102:51Jim Cramer on Target's holiday sales miss: This is a shocking numberSquawk on the StreetUltimately, BMO's Johnson sees full-year 2019 toy sales falling 2%, assuming that sales in the fourth quarter increased around 2%