Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer of Google Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Alphabet — Google parent company Alphabet‘s shares slid 4% after hours despite beating earnings estimates for the fourth quarter, as the company came in light on revenue. The company reported earnings of $15.35
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to assist public health partners in responding to the novel (new) coronavirus outbreak first identified in Wuhan, China, February, 2020. James Gathany | Getty Images As concerns over the coronavirus mount, some U.S. school districts have canceled Chinese student exchange programs to
Foreign travelers wearing masks walk past a departures information board at Beijing International Airport in Beijing, China as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, February 1, 2020. Jason Lee | Reuters When the market makes big moves, you might be tempted to make big decisions. However, having a one-size-fits-all approach
David Solomon, Goldman Sachs, at Marcus event Goldman Sachs is in talks to offer small business loans to merchants on Amazon‘s sprawling e-commerce platform, according to a person with knowledge of the plan. The bank has been working on software that would allow it to plug into Amazon’s existing loan platform, said the person, who
Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) and Tesla Inc., speaks during an event at the SpaceX launch facility in Cameron County, Texas, U.S., on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. Bronte Wittpenn | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines midday Monday: Tesla — Shares of Tesla jumped 11.3%,
This photo taken on February 2, 2020 shows medical staff members from Shenyang bidding farewell with family members and friends before leaving for Wuhan, where a novel virus originally outbreak, at Xiantao International Airport in Shenyang in China’s northeastern Liaoning province. STR | AFP | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back
Vanilla prices have climbed so high it’s worth more by weight than silver. This increase in price has to do with a number of factors, including vanilla bean theft, complex pollination, extreme weather, and the rise of the “all natural” food movement. —————————————————— Business Insider tells you all you need to know about business, finance,
► Try the Financial Times for 4 weeks for just £1. Start your trial now – http://bit.ly/2ry7Tkz Read more at https://on.ft.com/2XajOXO No one will be taking the job title held by the guru at the centre of 20 years of product development at Apple when he moves to fresh pastures later this year, says the
Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) –- For its 85th anniversary, Bloomberg Businessweek chronicles the most disruptive ideas of the past 85 years. In 1976, The Apple 1 computer goes on sale for a retail price of $666.66. Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs and designed that product, remembers the early days. (Video by Brandon Lisy)
Steve Jobs was a wizard who “cast spells on people” to help keep Apple afloat during the company’s darkest days, according to longtime rival Bill Gates. The Microsoft (MSFT) founder discussed his and Jobs’ leadership styles with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria Sunday. Both men are known for being tough leaders who foster an intense workplace culture.
Jackie Beck says a vision board helped her realize a dream trip to Africa. Source: Jackie Beck Here’s a great way to save money when what you really want to do is enjoy the moment. Just close your eyes. Now think of something you really want: a trip to Europe, college for your kids, a
Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Shanghai’s Mayor Ying Yong attend the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory groundbreaking ceremony in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. Aly Song | Reuters Investors betting against Elon Musk’s electric-auto maker Tesla collectively lost more than $1 billion-plus on Thursday as the company’s stock rocketed higher after its better-than-expected earnings report. Tesla popped
Wells Fargo Securities’ Michael Schumacher expects the bond rush to intensify. According to the firm’s global head of rate strategy, coronavirus fears will drive more investors into the U.S. Treasury market as a safe haven play and drive yields sharply lower. The benchmark 10-year Treasury Note yield is already down 22% so far this year.
Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc., speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon’s ongoing effort to get orders to your doorstep more quickly is likely to drag down profit numbers when the company reports fourth-quarter results
A RadioShack location going out of business in Laguna Hills, California. Scott Mlyn | CNBC Last month, many New York City residents awoke to surprising news that could change their shopping routines as well as the items in their refrigerators. The local grocery chain Fairway, known for its no-frills atmosphere and extensive selection of items
Cassidy Claire Risien, 34, is a resident at the Haven co-living community in Venice, California. Source: Kalen Hayman Cassidy Claire Risien, 34, is an actor and artist living in Los Angeles but, even with her day job as a spin instructor, her budget is tight. Despite that, she lives in a newly renovated townhouse in
CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday he’s done with fossil fuel stocks because young investor’s concerns about climate change are holding them down. On “Squawk Box,” Cramer compared oil and other fossil fuel stocks to the sigma attached to investing in tobacco companies, saying they are in the “death knell phase.” He added, ”They’re tobacco. I think
Cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the San Francisco 49ers Christian Petersen The world’s premiere athletes are getting an early look at venture capital deals — partially thanks to their social media game. Athletes’ Twitter and Instagram followers give them a direct line to fans, which in some cases can be used to promote portfolio companies
A man walks past shelves of Coca-Cola bottles and cans at a shopping mall in Lagos, Nigeria November 5, 2019. Temilade Adelaja | Reuters Coca-Cola on Thursday reported quarterly revenue that topped analysts’ expectations as new products under its namesake brand boosted sales. Shares of the company, which has a market value of $247 billion,
Marvel Studios A trailer for the upcoming superhero film “Morbius” includes a poster of Spider-Man that should get fans’ spidey senses tingling — and that could be good for Sony Pictures, the studio behind the movie. The poster depicts Tobey Maguire’s “Spider-Man” from the early 2000’s. That is exciting for fans of the franchise who
Cashmere is one of the most sought-after fibers in the world. It’s fine hairs are softer, lighter, and can be up to three times more insulating than sheep wool. It has been a prized material for centuries, but its quality comes at a cost and a luxury cashmere jumper could cost you well over $500.
Up to 50 billion tonnes of sand a year is being mined, dredged and even stolen to satisfy the global appetite for infrastructure, according to the UN, and it’s disappearing faster than it can be replenished. The plunder cuts biodiversity destroys fishing communities and increases the risk of flooding. Curbing the problem could include improved
The dawn of instant global communication can be traced back to entrepreneur Cyrus West Field and his long-shot experiment to link the United States and Europe by telegraph in the 1850s. Video by Raymond Schillinger Graphics by Christian Capestany Series by Neville Gillett and Tom Gibson Archival Footage Courtesy of AT&T Archives and History Center
In 2011, Hawaii released President Obama’s birth certificate after much prodding from Donald Trump and the ‘Birther Movement.’ Obama took the opportunity to crack some jokes about it at the White House Correspondents Dinner.
Dean Mitchell | E+ | Getty Images If you wait until you’re 70 to think about long-term care, you’re already late. With the national annual median cost of a private room in a nursing facility at $102,200, according to insurer Genworth’s 2019 Cost of Care Survey, lacking a thought-out plan can be a costly error.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. (ADM) signage displayed on the side of a grain storage bin at an ADM grain elevator in Niantic, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Oxford Industries This week Needham raised its rating on the stock to buy from hold. The company is best known as the maker of apparel brands like
A Columbia Sportswear Company sign hangs in front of their store at the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets shopping mall on November 17, 2019 in Central Valley, New York. Gary Hershorn | Corbis | Getty Images (This story is part of the Weekend Brief edition of the Evening Brief newsletter. To sign up for CNBC’s Evening
Mondelez CEO Dirk Van de Put said on Thursday that he expects first-quarter revenue to be affected by the spread of the coronavirus, which has killed at least 171 people in China and infected more than 8,200 since emerging less than a month ago. The company has already closed two factories near the epicenter of
Staff members, wearing protective suits, watch as a plane carrying 32 Mongolian citizens for their evacuation from the Chinese city of Wuhan arrives in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia on February 1, 2020. Byambasuren Byamba-ochir | AFP | Getty Images Disney, Tesla, more than a dozen airlines and other global companies with significant footprints in
Park Guell, Barcelona, Spain. Ihor_Tailwind | iStock | Getty Images When Petra Ahmann decided to uproot her life in New York and move to Barcelona, she was motivated by the same reason as many other expatriates. She fell in love with the city. “I felt like I could live here,” Ahmann said. An initial trip