This year, several female directors could have snagged a nomination. Today, there are more billionaires on earth than ever before, and they control more wealth than they ever have. —Stevens2:57 pm: Three things to watch this week from the Fed WednesdayThe Federal Reserve concludes its two-day meeting Wednesday with an almost certainty that it will not change interest rates. "If the regulations announced today drive agencies to diminish the extent or quality of their reporting, federal courts may very well conclude that their reports do not comply with the law. VIDEO4:1604:16Saudi crown prince reported to be behind Jeff Bezos hackSquawk AlleyThe forensic report suggested the involvement of the crown prince in the surveillance of Bezos, which the U

The option "would provide useful policy space" particularly with historically low rates already in place. " Former President Barack Obama said the loss of Bryant and his daughter was "heartbreaking. The two-day embassy assault prompted Trump to order the initial deployment of approximately 750 soldiers from the U. German surplusVIDEO4:1904:19'We did our job' on fiscal policy, German finance minister saysStreet Signs EuropeGermany ran its biggest ever surplus in 2019, according to the country's finance ministry, hitting 13. Together, they account for more than $160 billion of the total assets in emerging market ETFs, according to ETF

Paul Morigi | Getty ImagesHunter Biden, the son of leading Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden, has agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of monthly child support to an Arkansas woman who bore him a baby out of wedlock, avoiding a hearing Wednesday that put him at risk of being held in contempt of court. The articles of impeachment charge Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. for the sale, becoming the first British coin in history to command a price of £1 million. "In that first year of operations, small business owners don't think about keeping track of all their expenses," said Andy Phillips, director at the Tax Institute at H&R Block. Facing South estimated that HB2 overall lost North Carolina at least $560 million across several industries

It can be a part of the child's college savings plan or other fund. In that time, ETFs have seen inflows of just over $1 trillion. A worker takes a pager from a customer at a Shake Shack restaurant in Bridgewater, New Jersey. He leads the way over New England's Tom Brady, who finished first the last two years. "But since I've had a family I actually do try and go to a quiet place and write a lot — this is my secret

"Thanks to the African swine fever epidemic in China, I think Tyson Foods is poised to be the biggest winner from the phase one trade deal, or at least in the wake of it," the host said of a breakthrough in U. Multiple cases of the virus have been confirmed in Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Australia, France and the United States. Huawei, which has rapidly grown into a major player in the mobile space in the last few years, denies it would ever hand network data to Beijing. Recall in 2012 the Iranian hacker groups, allegedly working on behalf of the Iranian government, who conducted distributed denial-of-service attacks against dozens of American banks, as well as attempting to seize control of Bowman Dam outside New York City. VIDEO2:5102:51Here are real ways to unplug, according to author of 'Indistractable'The ExchangeFollow @CNBCtech on Twitter for the latest tech industry news

The federal government spent nearly $50 billion in 2019 on roads through the Highway Trust Fund. A number of projects are taking place in the area of ocean energy. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time. "I believe that monetary policy is in a good place and should continue to support sustained growth, a strong labor market, and inflation running close to our symmetric 2% objective. He suggested the following "bucket" approach:> 10% of your money in liquid savings;> 20% in a bond ladder (not bond funds) with average duration of six years or less;> 20% for a single premium immediate annuity for guaranteed lifetime income;> 30-35% in diversified dividend income stocks; and> The remaining in longer-term bonds, TIPS for inflation protection, or actually spending it in order to postpone taking Social Security until age 70 so you get more dough

But the app may prove to be far more important to Goldman than its credit card partnership with Apple. Drought is expected to increase in parts of the Mediterranean, southern Africa and Central and South America, according to the report. The deal will involve some tariff relief, increased Chinese purchases of U. The deal did not roll back all the tariffs imposed by the two countries on each other, but both parties agreed to negotiate further that during the next round of trade talks. Home life is really hard, and it deserves more emphasis and respect than it's been getting in our professional achievement-obsessed culture

— Bloom8:57 am: Procter & Gamble's stock slides on sales missShares of Procter & Gamble drop more than 1% in premarket trading after the consumer giant reported quarterly revenue that fell short of estimates for the first time in five quarters. "If you can earn 3% [after taxes], you'd be slightly better off than taking the annuity," Desmarais said. , Trump could point to the remaining tariffs on Chinese goods "as proof that he is maintaining the pressure on Beijing," added Olcott. presidential election, the Cambridge Analytica scandal in 2018 and the launch of four separate antitrust-focused investigations into the company in 2019. The stock initially fell more than 3% in premarket trading Tuesday but most recently was off less than 0

"If a high-quality stock gets slammed, and that stock has nothing to do with travel or with China, then use the overall decline to pounce on it. But according to Guiraud, world leaders can easily be seen eating a "normal sandwich. Apple, which both does the majority of its manufacturing in China and considers it a key market, is down almost 3% on Monday as part of a broader sell-off. Get visualThis is the age where charts and graphics are really helpful. OC's early-mover advantage gives it good potential to tap into a US$20b+ total addressable market by 2023E, in our view

The report also urges e-commerce platforms to put in place stronger policies to protect consumers from counterfeits sold by foreign sellers, such as requiring them to provide proof of insurance in case of any damages incurred. European stocks closed mixed on Wednesday as investors awaited the signing of the so-called "phase one" trade deal between the U. Here are today's highlights from the Senate impeachment trial:Obstruction charge takes center stageThe House managers devoted the final hours of their opening statements to Trump's obstruction charge. Tedros, who joined the news conference late, said he met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, China's National Health Commission minister, Ma Xiaowei, and China's minister of foreign affairs, Wang Yi, on Tuesday. The analyst didn't mention the presidential election in November 2020 in his prediction