"An issue that could get more immediate attention is the Fed's balance sheet, which consists primarily of a portfolio of bonds it has purchased since the financial crisis. The Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing PMI, which has differed from Markit's in recent months, came in at 47. CNBC's Kelly EvansCNBCI'll admit it: I've often been the first to roll my eyes at the way millennials talk about "adulting," and the churlish way it's covered in the media. Courtesy of AniseDespite Phuket's increasingly upmarket positioning, it's still possible to enjoy an incredible meal here for a humble sum. Trump often criticizes Amazon and Bezos, who also owns The Washington Post

"There's likely still more to come from the Iranians, just not something in the very immediate future. " Pelosi added that some members of Congress have "serious, urgent concerns" about the president's strategy, which the administration did not assuage with a Wednesday briefing or its "insufficient" notification of the strike to Congress under the War Powers Act. Afghan's President Ashraf Ghani addresses US troops during a surprise Thanksgiving day visit of US President Donald Trump at Bagram Air Field, on November 28, 2019 in Afghanistan. Cook said that Apple's "Greater China" segment, which also includes Taiwan and Hong Kong, had returned to growth in the quarter, which ended in December. For example, Wilson's young assistant secretary of the Navy, Franklin Roosevelt, had become President, and isolationist arguments drowned at Pearl Harbor

Several other states, such as Texas and Michigan, have passed laws that allow for organizations to discriminate against LGBTQ people. In corporate news, Swiss luxury goods giant Richemont on Friday reported a slowdown in sales growth as political unrest in Hong Kong weighed on its fourth-quarter turnover. "The shift in the stance of monetary policy that we undertook in 2019 was, I believe, well-timed and has been providing support to the economy and helping to keep the U. John Bolton arrived to Kiev to meet with the top Ukrainian officials. On Friday Eurasia Group raised its 2020 high-end base case oil target to $75 per barrel, based on "rising risk to oil infrastructure in the region

11 Global Shopping Festival on November 11, 2019 in Hangzhou, China. The aircraft will travel to Cann River in Gippsland Victoria where two people have been confirmed dead and four remain missing. VIDEO1:4201:42US economy adds 145,000 jobs in December versus 160,000 expectedSquawk BoxWASHINGTON — The U. "That doesn't make any sense unless management has come to the conclusion that the oil business has fundamentally changed," he said. Sacconaghi has been an analyst in the tech industry since the early 2000s and has been consistently named the No

Matt Maley, chief market strategist at Miller Tabak, says momentum could take the group higher, though one technical indicator is making him nervous. Treasury yields fell on Friday after the release of a disappointing jobs report. Gottlieb, who is also a CNBC contributor, said on Tuesday that he expects the U. production could go further up to 14 million barrels a day later this year or in early 2021, he added. On Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average registered its biggest one-day fall since October, wiping out the 30-stock average's gains for the year in the process

They're going to have due process for the judicial proceedings. "These looked like bona fide real people — but when you pulled all of them together, especially out of the specific geographic area, red flags and alarm bells started going off," said Brian Vitale, chief risk and compliance officer at Notre Dame Federal Credit Union. But candidates generally have to agree to certain restrictions, such as spending limits, which is why Obama said he opted against taking public money. Economic impact"We believe the economic impact of the coronavirus could be bigger in comparison to SARS in 2003," wrote analysts from Nomura in a Wednesday report. VIDEO5:0205:02First look at Microsoft's new folding phone the Surface DuoTechKyle Wiens, iFixit's CEO, told CNBC that the improvements are an about-face for Microsoft

"Any kind of uncertainty, anything that forces investors to look at valuations, can get people concerned," he said. franchisees, asked for a similar sandwich to compete with the chicken chain. "The lowering of these barriers to trade, sooner rather than later, should give the global economy more time to recover and provide cause for investors to add exposure to riskier assets, including those in emerging markets. VIDEO1:3101:31CBO forecast: Federal budget deficit to hit $1 trillion in 2020Power LunchThe U. "You know, when you have more manufacturers in Taiwan, you look in the future, the start-up, the A

VIDEO0:1400:14This Day in History, December 18, 2019Squawk Box"In committing insider trading and later lying to federal agents to cover it up, and in continuing to actively serve in the House of Representatives during that time period, Collins came to embody the cynical idea that those in power who make the laws are not required to follow them," prosecutors wrote. VIDEO2:5402:54PwC chairman: There's now less pessimism, increased confidence in UKSquawk Box Europe"Sustainable business" has become a buzzword in the corporate world, and climate change is a key topic at this year's gathering of political and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos. RDIF's CEO Kirill Dmitriev told CNBC on Wednesday that Didi is now looking to enter Russia. "We had no idea they were shopping an old Facebook dataset that they were supposed to have deleted (and certified to us in writing that they had). Speaking to reporters at the World Economic Forum, Bruno Le Maire, the French finance minister, said his country had accepted a postponement of the payments to the end of 2020

There currently aren't any phones available that support all of the 5G technologies and mmWave is still only available in select areas. "I Lost My Body" is a clear favorite with analysts to take the fifth spot, but "Abominable" and Netflix's "Klaus" could also be in the running. 830 cases have been reported in China, with the virus also spreading to South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam and the United States, among other places. "He was a guy with quite the ego, but he had a long history of experience being a committed ideological fighter for the revolutionary regime in Tehran, very loyal to Ayatollah Khamenei, and he has tried to execute his will in the region. In its research, a Jefferies analyst said the company has a pathway to profitability

In a note to investors ahead of this week's earnings report, JMP Securities' Joseph Osha wrote, "It has been remarkable to watch the stock appreciate, and even though we think some of the move is merited given TSLA's competitive position, we do not think the stock is attractively valued at this point. "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. Brian Hooks, the chairman and CEO of Stand Together, told attendees that he sees ideas borne out of socialism and nationalism as a threat to America, pointing to what was described as trade protectionism, class warfare, the demonization of immigrants, and nationalization of industries, according to a person familiar with the matter. Boeing is expected to detail its financing strategy when it reports earnings before the market opens tomorrow. And the team said it had urged the archdiocese to be "open and fully transparent" in dealing with allegations of sex abuse by priests and others