The firm's estimates excludes the 7 cent gain from the $360 million sale of Wells Fargo's Eastdil Secured business in October 2019. Spencer Platt | Getty ImagesCheck out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Designed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas and LMN Architects, the building has a "Book Spiral," one all-red floor and great viewing spots from the 10th-floor reading room. Source: Chris Wong | GoogleArtificial intelligence and machine learning are crucial to Google and its parent company Alphabet. "At all levels, workers need training to hone quintessential 'human skills' — adaptability, social intelligence, communication, problem solving and leadership — that will complement technology," he said

Other Porsche vehicles in the ad include the 917 K race car, 918 Spyder hybrid supercar, and iconic 911. , the manufacturing PMI compiled by the Institute for Supply Management showed factory activity contracting since August. Of the more than 1,300 four-year colleges and universities Pew analyzed, only 17 admitted fewer than 10% of applicants in 2017, according to the latest data available. They offer a good way to broaden exposure and reduce some risk, she said, though Cheng acknowledged that clients need to understand the implications. "If you didn't have Social Security, our poverty rates among the elderly would probably triple," Ghilarducci said

VIDEO7:5407:54Iran deal prevented them from acquiring a nuclear weapon: UK's HammondClosing BellThe sanctions have crippled Iran's economy, slashing vital oil exports and bringing inflation up to more than 40%. NBCU said one way it will promote Peacock is through a so-called Symphony, a cross-platform marketing effort which the company has called its "secret sauce" for launching TV shows, movies and other pushes. Environmentalists said that the rules would endanger wildlife and lead to more carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere, and contend that the regulations should be strengthened not weakened as the world copes with global warming. " Trade groups representing tech firms including Facebook, Twitter and Google said at the time that Hawley's bill would make it much more difficult for tech companies to remove reprehensible content. "The goal is to install fuel cell modules with a total power of 2 MW (megawatts) on board Viking Energy in 2024," he added

)VIDEO5:0105:01Amazon and Apple battle for the best earbudsSquawk BoxFollow @CNBCtech on Twitter for the latest tech product news. "No, you can't," New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said. , France and Germany have all formally accused Iran of violating its 2015 nuclear deal, a move which could pave the way for a re-imposition of U. The Bollywood star surprised many, given that members of the movie industry tend to avoid politics. The S&P 500 ended the week at 3,295, off 1%, but it is still up about 2% for the year so far

The president of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen won a landslide victory in the 2020 presidential election by securing over 57% of the votes beating her major opponent Han Kuo-yu who only secured 38% of the votes. Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said, "Our goal with regard to Ukraine aid, has always continued to be, to ensure that anti-corruption measures were in place and that the money would be well spent. Bonds are a favorite when too much risk is perceived in equities. She admitted to her role in the scandal and agreed to testify against her husband. sanctions on Iran in 2018, which once again sent the economy into a tailspin

"The demand for sports technology across the globe has never been greater, yet most sports startups don't have access to the resources they need to succeed nor an ability to develop relationships with the right people inside the industry," Jenna Kurath, Comcast Cable's vice president of start-up partner development, said in a statement. Moody's Investors Service warned Thursday that default risk is on the rise for the nearly $1. VCG/VCG | Getty ImagesTesla blasted customer complaints that its cars may suddenly accelerate on their own Monday, calling the reports "completely false. VIDEO0:4600:46President Trump: US economic growth will be higher than 2 percent, but I'm not thrilled about itSquawk BoxJuncker was 'impossible'Trump had agreed with von der Leyen's predecessor Jean-Claude Juncker back in 2018 to start negotiations on a new trade deal to avoid imposing tariffs. Meanwhile, mobile app downloads of Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram were down a combined 13% year over year, a Bank of America analysis found in September

"But he does have that monster behind him," Trump said, referring to Facebook, which is facing multiple antitrust probes from federal and state investigators. I don't expect to hear anything so amazing that it will propel the stock higher, though," Cramer said. Representatives for the NCAA told the DOJ that it does not support the California bill, nor any state law that would create patchwork regulation, one of the people familiar with the talks said. Founder of The Heart of Tech and Forbes columnist Carolina Milanesi wrote last week that the decision to include Trump on the keynote speakers list continues a tradition of overlooking women in tech at CES. " Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Army Gen

Perhaps the most notable CEO news in December was the firing of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg. "I came simply on my own expenses," Bassil, who heads the largest political bloc in Lebanon's parliament, told CNBC's Hadley Gamble. DeSouza didn't share an explanation, but said his company is taking a "cautious view" of the market for ancestry and health tests. state attorneys general will meet Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Google (GOOGL), Reuters reported. and its trading partners could continue, even with the reprieve

VIDEO1:1401:14South African central bank chief: Ratings cut may be priced inSquawk Box EuropeA steady deterioration in economic performance has seemingly forced the SARB's hand in considering new options. You'll want to be covered in case of fire or theft, and you can get a rider to cover any special things, such as a piece of expensive jewelry, a valuable painting or a laptop. A security personnel stands guard at the opening session of Baidu's annual AI developers conference Baidu Create 2019 in Beijing, China, July 3, 2019. "Some of us think, 'How am I going to afford another person in my life?'""Start with a budget," she said. is maybe the most underestimated of all the things we're looking at," Frederick Kempe, president and CEO of the Atlantic Council, said on CNBC's "Capital Connection" on Monday

Zach Gibson | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesDershowitz is a renowned appellate lawyer whose high-profile cases have included that of Claus von Bulow, the socialite whose conviction for trying to kill his wife, Sunny, was overturned through Dershowitz's efforts, as detailed in the movie "Reversal of Fortune. and China trade representatives will end years of intense bilateral negotiations with a "phase one" deal on Wednesday that promises billions of dollars' worth of agricultural purchases and the beginning of reforms to China's longstanding practice of forced technology transfer. Glen Morey | ReutersA resident assesses the damage to his farm in Wairewa, East Gippsland, VictoriaFire ripped through the valley near the farming hamlet of Wairewa, East Gippsland, destroying homes. But the flurry of website defacements and social media rancor over the weekend are unlikely to be important, and might not have originated from Iran at all. Questions for Cramer? Call Cramer: 1-800-743-CNBCWant to take a deep dive into Cramer's world? Hit him up! Mad Money Twitter - Jim Cramer Twitter - Facebook - InstagramQuestions, comments, suggestions for the "Mad Money" website? [email protected]