VCG | Getty ImagesCheck out the companies making headlines in midday trading on Thursday:General Electric — Shares of GE rose 3. Stocks got a lift earlier in the day as Apple led a parade of companies that reported better-than-expected earnings. While Bezos appeared on stage, a group of small business owners criticized his trip, hosting protests across 300 cities in India. Southwest, which has three simulators with three more on order for the end of the year, said it has "been modeling scenarios for both simulator and computer-based training programs to ensure we're ready to comply with final recommendations and guidance from the federal regulators. You could already see there was rising tension," said Yergin

"All that being said, the company did still guide better than consensus, the thing that was interesting which Tim Cook noted was they had a larger range for the revenue guide based on the coronavirus because of that uncertainty," Gastwirth said. While the government response is faster, the new virus seems to be spreading faster. Schwarzman said the moves were partly justified by expectations for further economic growth as interest rates remain low. Yet none of this appears to approach the level of misallocated resources and unrealistic expectations that abounded in 1999, when day traders rather than asset-allocators drove the market. However, if you happen to have a health savings account paired with a high-deductible health plan through your employer, be aware that you cannot make contributions once you enroll in Medicare, even if only Part A

There's strong evidence suggesting the general public has begun a movement away from traditional TV toward streaming. India was the third worst-hit economy, with Top10VPN tracking more than 100 "highly targeted" shutdowns in the country last year. On the other hand, the KMT's Han "believes that we should integrate more closely with China economically — may not be politically, in order to solve many of Taiwan's socioeconomic problems — and many of his supporters also support unification," said Lin. Weinstein actually surrendered two other cellphones to security when he entered the courtroom, BuzzFeed News reported. London is expected to grant the Chinese tech giant some access to its 5G network, according to a Financial Times report

— CNBC's Jesse Pound, Pippa Stevens, Yun Li and Fred Imbert contributed reporting. "Very few people get audited," said Steve Rosenthal, a senior fellow at the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. "Medical experts have compared the current coronavirus outbreak to the 2003 SARS epidemic. VIDEO1:5101:51Here's the 'most important' thing Invesco wants to hear from earningsTrading NationInvesco's Kristina Hooper expects a majority of multinational companies to turn more optimistic this earnings season. Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen is serving a three-year prison term for multiple crimes

"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. On Thursday, Comcast reported a larger-than-anticipated decline in video subscribers, though high-speed internet customers increased above expectations. The final issue that broke him, he said, was when he realized prosecutors wouldn't allow him to see his wife, Carole, whom he married in 2016. Shares of Netflix gained 20% in 2019, trailing the broad market. The change to the tax code lowered individual income rates, nearly doubled the standard deduction and eliminated personal exemptions

Wuhan itself — where the virus first appeared, reportedly in a seafood market also selling wildlife including snakes and marmots — has a population of 11 million. Starting with the 2020 season, the new eight-year agreement with the Women's National Basketball Players Association includes a new in-season tournament and changes the compensation structure to include a base salary and performance-based bonuses. Indeed, a quarter of participants admitted to making impulse purchases in the last 12 months, while a third failed to save for an emergency. Nevertheless, the companies were born out of necessity, during the tough-on-crime and war-on-drugs era. "Here's the sad truth: our special relationship is less special now that the U

VIDEO5:1805:18As markets climb higher, are stocks becoming overvalued?The ExchangeThese big picture looks at economic health are basically showing investors are unrealistically valuing future growth. VIDEO4:4804:48Why investors are watching Netflix in 2020Squawk Alley. Wages for nonsupervisory employees have been outpacing pay for managers, gaining 3. At the time, Buckingham Palace issued a terse statement noting that "discussions with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are at an early stage. "AR glassesSamsung also teased a pair of augmented reality, or AR, glasses

"Oh, and investors will really pay up for accelerating revenue growth," known as ARG, "which means the sales are rising at a faster and faster rate. prosecutors in 2018 indicted 12 people said to be members of the GRU in connection with the hacking of Democratic organizations and Clinton's 2016 campaign. Hong Kong-listed shares of China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines dropped 6. Police clashed with pro-democracy supporters as recently as Sunday when authorities used batons and tear gas to disperse the crowd which had legally gathered in the financial district. 1% to a record high after Chinese government data showed that iPhone sales rose 18% in December in the country

Under Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's rules, the Senate will then get to vote on whether to produce documents and witnesses in the trial that both Republican and Democratic lawmakers have been pushing for. "It seems to be like 2020 is shaping up to be the year of resource misallocation in the name of — but not actually — saving the climate," Peirce said in a phone interview with CNBC. "It's important for people to know why a fund is underperforming. "Boeing said the messages "do not reflect the company we are and need to be, and they are completely unacceptable. 86 per share in its latest quarterly report, Wall Street is estimating that Tesla's 2019 fiscal year could be the last it loses money

The so-call fintech (financial technology) companies have gained popularity, especially among millennials, for their app-based checking accounts and other banking services. It is considered highly unlikely that two thirds of the GOP-majority Senate, which was ordered to remain silent throughout the proceedings, will vote to remove a Republican president. "I constantly pound the table and beg people to know what you're investing in, what's inside your product and what you're looking for. But Tuesday evening, the Democratic chairs of multiple House committees shared the new evidence from Parnas, which includes copies of handwritten letters, phone records and other back-channel communications with multiple figures. "I'm a believer," Cramer said on "Squawk on the Street," while emphasizing the speed with which Tesla built its Gigafactory 3 factory in Shanghai