Investors also kept an close eye on the coronavirus developments. While the overall fast-casual industry has seen its traffic growth slow in recent years, it is still outpacing that of fast-food restaurants. Burnt trees are seen in Mallacoota on January 15, 2020 , Australia. Additionally, the White House's move to cut red tape benefited the industry, Cramer pointed out. First Solar — Shares of the solar panel maker slid more than 6% after Barclays double downgraded the stock from overweight to underweight

Meyer wrote that she currently lacks sufficient information about Biden's income to determine a permanent amount of support. Thailand also reported three new cases, according to the Associated Press. The bloc's recently appointed leader also said the relationship between the two countries "cannot and will not be the same as before. The stock initially fell more than 3% in premarket trading Tuesday but most recently was off less than 0. (CNBC)IN THE NEWS TODAYWorld health officials hesitated to designate an outbreak of a flu-like coronavirus, which has now killed at least 17 people, a global health emergency, trying to contain the fast-spreading illness  without unnecessarily spooking global trade

VIDEO1:5801:58Brexit endgame: The key dates to watchSquawk Box EuropeMeanwhile, the recently-appointed head of the EU's executive arm said in December she is "very worried" about the chances of a cliff-edge moment at the end of the transition period. "Amazon's anti-counterfeiting efforts are best in class but we recognize they are not perfect and will continue to innovate and work with policymakers and law enforcement to protect brands and customers," the company added. Dan HerronCPA and principal of Elemental Wealth Advisors"If refunds for lower-income people are being held up as an enforcement matter, that's not even where the revenue savings are," said Steve Wamhoff, director of federal tax policy at the Institute on Taxation and Policy. But it argues against the idea of irrational overheating that risks a true meltdown. Pessimists' explanation for missing the rallyFive firms with the equivalent of sell ratings on Tesla shares have written updates to investors since 2020 began, with a couple raising their targets to account for the stock's higher price

McDonald's stock, which has a market value of $162 billion, has gained 14% over the past 12 months, while Wendy's shares have risen 29%, pushing its market cap to $5. VIDEO3:2403:24How to plan for a Social Security shortfallRetirement"When we're looking at the average person, the average [Social Security] benefit, the average cost of living, there isn't any county in the whole U. That would add pressure to an already fragile global economy. In addition to live music, dance and visual arts performances, the festival will have myriad football-themed selfie opportunities; a Tailgate Town with live cooking demonstrations and exhibits; stunt-filled water shows; evening parades and weekend fireworks. Lofty market valuations could be holding back Buffett and his partner Charlie Munger, Berkshire's vice chairman, who have long been drawn to cheap companies with long-term prospects

FreestockerInvestors who no longer receive a paycheck want to make sure they have enough of their money in cash and bonds to last them until the market heals from a possible downturn, Sweeney said. 4% from the prior month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 694,000 units, the Commerce Department reported Monday. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that usually infect animals but can sometimes evolve and spread to humans. There's still interest in tech, if a little less," the E-Trade official said. Local authorities in China have quarantined the cities of Wuhan and Huanggang, which have a combined population of 17 million

Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, delivers a speech during a special address on day two of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Jan. Parisi-Amon recommended letting it run and mist for up to a minute before getting in. "There's obviously at the highest level just the willingness to lie to get people's money," Assistant U. "Also working in the con artist's favor is their knowledge that none of us wants to admit that we have been duped. The high court will review a 2014 Louisiana law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the facility where the abortions are provided

"And they schmooze this administration in that regard because so far that's what they have received. VIDEO1:1601:16Economic growth will hit 3% in 2020, says Trump economic advisor Larry KudlowSquawk Box. Several other nations — Singapore, Hong Kong, Belgium, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malaysia, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, France, Hungary, Netherlands, Canada, Columbia and Peru — also recently have launched, will soon launch or are exploring a faster payments scheme. Many long-distance bus and high-speed rail services have also been halted. Spirit Aerosystems, which makes fuselages for the 737 Max, announced initial layoffs of about 2,800 employees at its Wichita, Kansas plant and warned that others could be on the way

"I think things that worked investors are going to gravitate towards as they're looking for more narrowly focused strategies," he said. Azania Andrews, vice president of marketing for Michelob Ultra, said Pure Gold has generated $100 million in incremental net revenue since its release, with what she said was 10% of volume coming from people who are new to the beer category. Sonos said 92% of the products it has ever shipped are still in use. "Still, at least some stocks are rallying on good news, not mere momentum," he said. "In large companies like Microsoft, Apple and Google with upwards of 100,000 employees each, these costs can quickly add up

"Many artists estimate that more than 70% of their clients come from the photo-sharing app. "No one has been able to solve four key issues concurrently: material expansion, cycle-life, cost, and drop-in manufacturing scalability. At that point, we kind of put a cautionary yellow flag on the group because it became very, very overbought," Maley told CNBC's "Trading Nation" on Thursday. VIDEO9:1709:17Watch CNBC's full interview with Michael AvenattiClosing BellAvenatti's lawyers obliquely referred to Epstein's death in their letter Monday to Gardephe. Customers who received their cars in 2019 qualified for an $1,875 tax credit

""The current situation puts at risk the efforts of the past years and also has implications for the important work of the anti-Daesh coalition," the EU's foreign policy chief also said. Danielle Shay, director of options at Simpler Trading, says any weakness relative to the mark can probably be pegged to the U. "Sure, AMD's executed on its new chips, demand is strong, the CEO Lisa Su is phenomenal and the competition from Intel remains subdued," but that's been true for months, Cramer said. NPR TWEETNPR reported that "immediately after the questions on Ukraine, the interview concluded. Do you have comments on Elon Musk?PRESIDENT TRUMP: Well-- you have to give him credit