Homepage / 16 August 2017
China urges restraint amid war of words between Trump and North Korea Britain's Deliveroo is now worth over $2 billion after raising $385 million Unilever to buy Carver Korea for $2.7 billion Japan PM Abe announces $17.8 billion economic stimulus package Europe's most important economic policymaker may soon be losing his job Japan's Abe will reportedly announce snap elections for next month Fitch: Some of China's first local government bonds are likely to default European markets seen lower on German election result; Brexit talks resume Trump-like politician will get final say on New Zealand's next government China banned new cryptocurrencies, but a Macau company still plans $500 million token sale Schneider Electric CEO: Aveva acquisition combines software and engineering strengths Kushner used private email to communicate with White House colleagues, his lawyer says White House issues updated travel ban, with fresh restrictions on who can enter US Asian shares to focus on German, New Zealand election results Italy's anti-establishment party is softening its stance on Europe as a new leader is appointed Euro slips after German election reveals surprising far-right support Mazda's new MX-5 Miata retractable fastback is pint-sized perfection Merkel on track for fourth term as German chancellor; far-right party set to enter parliament for first time Diners are on the hunt for Instagram-worthy experiences, and restaurants embrace the moment Silicon Valley's men are embracing 'men's rights' as pushback against gender equality movement The new Apple Watch finally freed me from my phone The CEO who pulled the plug on a neo-Nazi site says he did it to protect his company Uber is reportedly ready to make concessions to reverse London license decision Trump tweets threats to North Korea after UN speech by rogue nation's foreign minister Six injured in London after group of males spray a substance thought to be acid Why the Rolling Stones hope fans will buy a $72 version of an album Mick Jagger once 'rubbished' US bombers fly off North Korea's coast in show of force This robotic smart glove is like wearing a bionic hand I'm perfectly happy with the iPhone 8 I bought — there's no need to wait for the X UK credit rating downgrade based on 'outdated' Brexit view, government says China bans refined oil product exports to North Korea as part of UN economic sanctions Japan needs to also push for dialogue with North Korea, not just sanctions: China's top diplomat Mark Zuckerberg is handling Facebook's Russian meddling issue by following a familiar playbook Investor group seeks probe into SEC hack, urges data rules delay After losing a massive deal with Apple, chip company Imagination will sell itself for $742.5 million Uber CEO on losing London license: 'There is a high cost to a bad reputation' Facebook’s Frankenstein moment: Facebook may have created something it can't fully control Mark Zuckerberg will sell up to 75 million Facebook shares, now worth $12.8 billion, over 18 months Facebook cancels plan to change ownership share structure Facebook settles investor lawsuit over Zuckerberg's control of the company Some people are learning to code in their 60s, 70s or 80s Apple's shed $50 billion — more than eBay, Target or Ford — since it unveiled the new iPhone How 2 young guys went from the brink of bankruptcy to selling their business for $300 million Amazon's restaurant delivery service still needs to solve one major problem Boeing sees more ‘excitement about space’ now than in the last few decades New drug test can detect cocaine in a fingerprint in seconds Strategist predicts bitcoin, digital currency trading volume will 'soon surpass' Apple's Apple CEO Tim Cook: iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 are sold out in some places Josh Brown: Here's what should keep Facebook shareholders up at night The lines for new iPhones at the Apple Store are getting shorter every year Billionaire investor Jim Breyer on why big technology growth stocks will keep surging Sleep pods are becoming increasingly common at airports PRO Talks: Billionaire tech investor Jim Breyer on how A.I. will change everything Art Cashin: Kim Jong Un faces 'dire straits' without Chinese financial backing Goldman downgrades Tiffany shares on ‘fresh weakness’ in sales of higher-priced jewelry Top VC deals this week: Electric scooters, Slack, and a Chinese self-driving car firm Uber slams London regulators for caving in to a 'small number of people', launches petition Amazon Restaurants aims to simplify food delivery, sending GrubHub shares lower In major new speech, UK leader Theresa May says UK hoping for a 'creative and practical' Brexit Finish Line shares sink on underwhelming earnings, as same-store sales wane Gene Munster: Expect a 'rocky day' for Apple's stock; shorter lines for the iPhone 8 Uber's biggest UK competitor is celebrating the company's ban by offering massive discounts Your first trade for Friday, September 22 Alibaba is much more than just China's e-commerce platform Walmart tests delivering groceries straight to fridge An inside look at the Museum of Ice Cream Lyft thinks it can forge a business in helping low-income seniors Apocalyptic emergency alert flashes on TVs, freaking out Californians London police charge 18-year-old man over Parsons Green bomb attack Gatorade pays California $300,000 and promises to not badmouth water Buy Apple because more expensive $1,000 iPhone X will boost its profit: Analyst ‘We don't want a fat Europe, we want a fit Europe,’ says German politician Early movers: TMUS, S, AAPL, FB, TSLA, CAG, WMT & more UK fintech start-up looks to raise $54 million investment for global expansion White House softens trade stance as tax reform fight approaches: 'We need the votes there' Wireless carriers T-Mobile, Sprint are close to agreeing to merger terms Uber loses its licence to operate in London Russia steps in to prevent 'domino effect' in its banking sector — but confidence concerns linger Jamie Dimon lays into bitcoin again, says it’s ‘worth nothing’ Euro zone businesses end the third quarter on a high note 'I am afraid': First far-right party set to enter German parliament in over half a century Aston Martin CEO: Green vehicle regulations are meaningless and 'just spin' China state media: Pulling out of Iran deal would set 'bad precedent' for North Korea European stocks seen lower on geopolitics; Brexit speech from UK PM on the radar Bitcoin is fiat money, too German elections: Why hungry stock traders should be wary of Sunday's vote German elections — here's all you need to know about Sunday's vote South Korea approves $8 million aid for the North even as Kim and Trump trade insults and threats North Korea foreign minister says may detonate nuclear bomb in Pacific Ocean, reports South Korea media China's about to get its first new central bank head in 15 years Hewlett Packard Enterprise said to be slashing 10% of its staff Cramer points to stocks that become money magnets during a correction Cramer finds a new way to look at 'broken stocks' in a sell-off North Korea leader Kim says 'deranged' Trump 'will face results beyond his expectation' Software company MongoDB seeks to raise $100 million in IPO Here's what really terrifies Wall Street about the SEC hack Read Mark Zuckerberg's full remarks on Facebook's efforts to 'protect election integrity' Trader bets against Apple — here’s how low he thinks it will go SEC system that was breached is decades old, says former SEC attorney Facebook provided suspected Russian-linked election ads to Congress

A rally in the dollar was halted on political turbulence stateside while investors digested the Wednesday release of the Federal Reserve’s minutes ahead of the Asia market open on Thursday. President Donald Trump unexpectedly said on Wednesday he was disbanding two advisory councils comprising prominent business executives. The move came after several members of Trump’s […]

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After President Donald Trump disbanded his strategic and manufacturing councils as top CEOs denounced his reaction to the fatal violence at a Charlottesville, Virginia, protest, Jim Cramer expected the stock market to collapse. But it didn’t. Instead, the S&P 500 Index, the Dow Jones Industrial average and the Nasdaq composite all traded upward and equities […]

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As major U.S. retailers continue earnings season with their quarterly reports, Jim Cramer spotted some that managed to fend off the storm cloud that is e-commerce giant Amazon. “Despite the endless onslaught from Amazon, not every retailer is rolling over here. We’re starting to see some chains that can actually compete, that can even win, […]

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Alphabet has acquired AIMatter, a start-up with Android and iOS apps that transform selfies using artificial intelligence. Terms weren’t disclosed. AIMatter CEO Andrei Kulik and a Google spokesperson confirmed the deal to CNBC on Wednesday. The mobile apps will remain available, the Google spokesperson said. TechCrunch first reported the news. AIMatter’s Fabby apps might not […]

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Color Genomics, a start-up that sells genetic tests to assess cancer and other health risks, just raised an additional $80 million from a slew of high-profile investors. That brings its total financing to $150 million, making it one of the most well-funded health-technology companies in Silicon Valley. These investors include General Catalyst; CRV’s George Zachary, […]

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An online group formed to discuss internal Facebook issues morphed into a pro-Trump forum that attracted hundreds of company workers before CEO Mark Zuckerberg shut it down, according to a report in Business Insider. The anonymous group, called Facebook Anon, gave Facebook employees the chance to candidly complain about the company’s policies and culture, the […]

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After President Donald Trump disbanded his strategic and manufacturing councils as top CEOs denounced his reaction to the fatal violence at a Charlottesville, Virginia, protest, Jim Cramer expected the stock market to collapse. But it didn’t. Instead, the S&P 500 Index, the Dow Jones Industrial average and the Nasdaq composite all traded upward. Equities traded […]

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The Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes published Wednesday afternoon revealed the central bank is quite divided when it comes to future interest rate increases, and one portfolio manager laid out in a interview with CNBC’s “Trading Nation” how the Fed’s upcoming hikes may begin affecting markets. “What the Federal Reserve is going to do with their […]

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In the wake of the Charlottesville Unite the Right rally, which left an activist dead and many injured, some leading tech companies are taking a stand against extremist views. Last week Friday, right-wing blogger Jason Kessler organized a rally to protest Charlottesville’s decision to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from a […]

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence on Wednesday after a white supremacy rally in Virginia over the weekend that resulted in one death. Zuckerberg said that while the process might not be perfect, the social media company is actively monitoring for threatening posts celebrating terrorism after the rally in Charlottesville. He also noted that […]

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