According to the National Student Loan Data System, outstanding federal student loan debt reached $1. More from Personal Finance:This Social Security mistake could result in years of regretHoliday debt could take years to pay offHow to find a great career in your golden years"There is still a sizable tax bill coming, for sure," said April Walker, lead manager for tax practice and ethics at the American Institute of CPAs. The study found Biden's plan "would have little effect on the size of the economy" by 2050 as curtailed growth from higher tax rates edge out the benefits of deficit reduction, according to the study viewed by CNBC. The defense team sought to undermine the arguments presented last week by the House impeachment managers, while making the historical case for Trump's acquittal and rationalizing his dealings with Ukraine. Strong bond trading revenues boosts Q4 bank resultswall street sign with new york stock exchange blured flags as backgroundFischerrx6 | iStock | Getty ImagesBank earnings continued to pour in before-the-bell Wednesday, with Bank of America posting better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings of 74 cents per share

VIDEO4:1304:13Chinese coronavirus appears to be contained for time being, AstraZeneca CEO saysSquawk Box EuropeThe coronavirus spreading in China appears to be contained for the time being, according to the CEO of pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca. Blackrock's Larry Fink wrote a passionate letter saying it was time to take climate change (and ESG) seriously, and it seems to have finally pushed the conversation over the top. Oscar Statue at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on February 23, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. On the industry aspect, semi-conductor had the best performance among S&P 500 index in the past decade. "Pelosi, whose constituency includes the tech-heavy district of San Francisco, said Facebook's behavior has been "shameful

Analysts are expecting the tech giant to unveil its first 5G-compatible device this year. will attack Iranian sites "some at a very high level & important to Iran & the Iranian culture. So, the iPhone 11 really benefited from low expectations but, if you look at the setup for calendar 2020 with next-generation wireless network, I think Apple has got more gas in the tank for the stock. Images)Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesConfirmation from China that its top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, will sign the phase one trade agreement in Washington next week added to the stock gains. "So, I think that's actually very bad news for Toyota in the near term and in the long run

608 million units last month, the highest level since December 2006. In other words, the corporate earnings outlook has not improved. It was the first time exports surpassed 4 million barrels a day. Cartwright joined the company in July as transformation and operations officer, according to his LinkedIn profile. I want leaders to listen to the scientists, and I want them to unite behind the science," Greta Thunberg, a 17-year-old climate activist from Sweden, said Monday

"CES booths have largely abandoned the practice of hiring models in recent years. That number significantly topped Wall Street estimates, and hit the low end of Musk's year-end sales goal. VIDEO3:1603:16Coronavirus outbreak is President Xi's 'greatest political challenge' so far: Eurasia GroupSquawk Box AsiaChinese President Xi Jinping is facing a major political crisis from the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, experts said. Director of National Intelligence should conduct a thorough review of U. That could lead ViacomCBS and Discovery to either sell or look for smaller acquisitions to build scale, such as Lions Gate's Starz

Mike Pierantozzi, group creative director at Planters' agency VaynerMedia, said that put the agency in the position of needing to come up with something that would top last year. VIDEO1:5601:56Here's what the economic cost of a conflict with Iran could beSquawk on the StreetThe slowdown is likely to be particularly acute in Europe and China. President Donald Trump, who is reportedly concerned about how much Bloomberg is spending on the campaign, spent a little over $90,000 on Facebook ads on Saturday, a little more than 10% of Bloomberg's amount on the same day. "2019 showed a bit of resilience and shows that there's a bit more left in the tank. "When [Beatles drummer Ringo Starr] was on stage, he was joined by veteran drumming superstar Kenny Aronoff," he said

"As a gay male myself, I do think there's a certain element, with social media these days, of keeping up appearances," he said. "We need to have a conversation with every government in the world, including our government, to be better prepared for this," Fink told CNBC. Its employees opted to work fewer hours as their wages rose, a tall order in a tight labor market. Reconcile your budget with your spending patterns to see how much money you can earmark for your goals — and be honest about where you can cut spending. Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps for Google Inc

Treasury announced on Monday that it had dropped China's designation as a currency manipulator. Novartis picked up the heart drug as part of its completed $9. Symptoms include fever, coughing and shortness of breath, which can progress to pneumonia. No wonder telemedicine is one of the few areas of health care with bipartisan agreement in Washington. One of the most exciting races in US history happened in 1912 when four notable candidates faced off in November

"I believe, unequivocally, that all people deserve support, love, and the freedom to choose how to live their own lives," Bon Iver's Justin Vernon said in a statement. In 2018, officials failed to sell a 76% stake in Air India due to a lack of interest. It's an alarming new version of the old scam where criminals try to convince you they have illicit recordings or information about you, which they'll release unless you pay them a ransom, said Kiri Addison, head of data science at IT security company Mimecast. The gains follow intensifying fears about the prospect of retaliatory action from Tehran, after the U. However, her thesis calls for a resilient market boosted by sustainable re-acceleration of earnings and global growth

"This is the panic people have been waiting for," Cramer said as Monday's severe market drop was building. China accounted for 10% of Starbucks' revenue during its first quarter. Trump and Thunberg cross pathsNext week, the Swiss alpine resort of Davos is hosting the 50th annual World Economic Forum and while Trump will grab the most media attention, other notable attendees include teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg. The two countries are preparing to sign a long-awaited, so-called phase one trade deal in Washington, D. "I've been in LGBT media for 15 years, [and] I've worked for newspapers, for magazines, all within the LGBT niche," he said