Economists expect the Labor Department's tally to show a gain of 160,000 nonfarm jobs in December. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended 2019 with their largest annual percentage gains since 2013, with all 11 S&P sectors posting gains for the year. He also told reporters in the Oval Office that a lot of lives were saved by killing Soleimani. Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces Apple Card during a launch event at Apple headquarters on Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, California. The move into utility stocks began before the Chinese coronavirus hit the markets hard, but has accelerated since fears of a global economic slowdown ticked up on fears of a pandemic

Dine Brands' CEO Stephen Joyce has told investors that the company, which also owns IHOP, is looking to acquire a fast-casual or fast-food chain as well. celebrates after the LSU Tigers beat the Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff national championship game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. "Kids will surprise you with how much they will understand and how much they can do," he said. The insects that so many of our ecosystems are reliant on for services like pollination and nutrient cycling are very sensitive to fire," he said. That is particularly evident, he said, in the work from Moderna, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biotech company developing personal cancer vaccines

'Today's Hong Kong, tomorrow's Taiwan'The "one country, two systems" framework would be a hard sell in Taiwan, where there have been several demonstrations in support of the protests in neighboring Hong Kong. Of those companies, 72% have posted calendar fourth-quarter earnings that beat analyst expectations, FactSet data shows. "Thursday's gains come after Wall Street booked a strong 2019 performance on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 rising 28. Data compiled by digital tracking firm Acronym shows that Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York mayor, has spent more than $18 million on Google ads. "The defendant's conduct is willful and contemptuous," Lancaster wrote in a motion Monday asking a judge to hold Biden in contempt of court

, which made it more difficult for workers age 40 and older to sue businesses for age discrimination such as being forced out of a job or denied a work opportunity, according to experts. Some may think his death represents the height of tensions between Iran and the U. "Important for the Fed is the delineation between the stock market indices and the broader economy. But even though this may be the end of the road for Rush, fans shouldn't expect them to disappear either. The deal with Nissan arrives at a difficult time for the company, which faces being blocked in the U

No-deal risk therefore remains very real in 2020," research firm Teneo said in a note Monday. A spokesman for Joe Biden's 2020 presidential campaign said the Area 1 report "proves that both Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin understand the true stakes of this election. "There's not much the Federal Reserve can say; they are in the same boat as investors when it comes to evaluating what will happen next. Symptoms in humans include fever, coughing, and shortness of breath, which can progress to pneumonia. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks to guests during a campaign stop at Fisher Elementary School on January 12, 2020 in Marshalltown, Iowa

"President Donald Trump's decision in 2018 to withdraw from the landmark Iran nuclear deal, in particular, drove a wedge between the U. Read more from NBC News:Trump may discredit an impeachment trial designed to acquit himTrump lawyer dismisses photos of the president with Lev Parnas, other evidenceL. I'm not going to necessarily disagree with that, although, obviously, no one's going to trump the master. "Greta Thunberg speaks at an event with other climate activists on April 22, 2019 in London, England. Adam Jeffery | CNBCXana Antunes, a veteran business journalist whose varied career included serving as executive editor of CNBC Digital during a period of significant transformation, growth and improvement, died Monday night in New York after a struggle with pancreatic cancer

VIDEO5:4605:46Watch President Trump's press conference from the Davos World Economic ForumSquawk Box"If you look at where the stock market is, economic growth, a lot of the data, if he was just halfway normal, and didn't do the tweeting, and all the bullying, and all the nonsensical inanity, he would have a much higher approval rating [than about 42%], it would've been easier for him to win reelection," Scaramucci told CNBC's Karen Tso in Davos. But often our focus shifts, our excitement wanes, and we slip back into our old patterns of behavior. About 20 "pyroCb pulses" have occurred over Victoria and New South Wales in the past week or so, Fromm said. In addition, operators of power plants will be provided with 4. "By embracing a longer-term economic, equitable and planetary value proposition for our company, we will create greater value for all stakeholders," Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said in announcing the new goal

"The ESG explosionESG (environmental, social and governance) investing could become a central theme among ETF investors in 2020. But compliance offers the best return for American taxpayers. Proceed with cautionThousands of mourners pay homage to assassinated Iranian Major Geneneral Soleimani in US Airstrike. VIDEO3:1703:17Christine Lagarde holds first press conference as European Central Bank presidentAnd that sad absurdity will now be pushed to another level as countries with high budget deficits and public debt are forced to cut taxes and raise public spending to provide jobs and incomes. 'Chilling effect' on the marketA passenger walks past a notice for passengers from Wuhan, China displayed near a quarantine station at Narita airport on January 17, 2020 in Narita, Japan

Some experts say that a digital yuan could help China's currency internationalize and challenge the dominance of the U. The CDC is currently monitoring 165 individuals for possible exposure to the virus in the U. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a press conference at the U. Uber's self-driving unit, the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), has an estimated valuation of over $7 billion, representing more than10% of Uber's current market cap of about $61 billion. The "phase one" deal was considered the first step in larger negotiations to reach a trade détente

Trump's Sunday tweet was referring to comments by White House national security advisor Robert O'Brien, who told Fox News on Sunday: "I think the maximum pressure campaign is working. VIDEO4:2504:25Bloomberg wants to demonstrate major uplift using online campaign ads: Alex StamosThe Exchange. Even before the Soleimani takedown, citizens in Lebanon and Iraq had begun angry protests against that Iranian intrusion into their countries. The WHO declined at two emergency meetings last week to declare the coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency, but the United Nations health agency has said that it is an emergency in China. Warren's infectious diseases plan also draws on her previously released plans to address climate change and the opioid epidemic, issues which exacerbate the spread of diseases, as well as her health-care agenda