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S&P, Dow open higher after two sessions of losses
S&P, Dow open higher after two sessions of losses

Minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed on Wednesday that the policymakers were more confident in the need to keep raising rates, with most believing inflation would perk up. Bullard told CNBC on Thursday that central bankers need to be careful not to increase interest rates too quickly

Tesla, Inc. Sees Surprising Demand For Model S and X
Tesla, Inc. Sees Surprising Demand For Model S and X

The Model 3 still isn't cannibalizing demand for the Model S and X. In fact, it's doing just the opposite.

UPS partners with Workhorse to build electric delivery vans
UPS partners with Workhorse to build electric delivery vans

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) said on Thursday it is partnering with truck maker Workhorse Group Inc (WKHS.O) to build electric delivery vans that could replace tens of thousands of vehicles in the package delivery company's fleet. Atlanta-based UPS said it has approximately 35,000 diesel or

Options Traders Expect Huge Moves in Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Stock
Options Traders Expect Huge Moves in Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Stock

Investors in Chesapeake Energy Corporation CHK need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. What is Implied Volatility? Options with high levels of implied volatility suggest that investors in the underlying stocks are expecting a big move in one direction or the other.

How Much Will I Get From Social Security if I Make $100,000?
How Much Will I Get From Social Security if I Make $100,000?

How much can six-figure earners expect from their Social Security retirement benefits?

Fed points upwards for rates, world stocks lurch downward
Fed points upwards for rates, world stocks lurch downward

World stocks tumbled to one-week lows on Thursday after the U.S. Fed confirmed it was on track to raise interest rates several times this year, sending bond yields to new multi-year highs. While U.S. 10-year yields retreated after nearing the psychologically key 3 percent level, the minutes of the U.S

Tel Aviv, TechCrunch is coming back, this time with a conference
Tel Aviv, TechCrunch is coming back, this time with a conference

After holding a Meetup + Pitch-off the last two years in Israel, TechCrunch is returning on 7 June 2017 for a day-long conference.

Walmart launches a new home shopping site for furniture and home décor
Walmart launches a new home shopping site for furniture and home décor

Following a slowdown in e-commerce sales over the holidays, Walmart today is readying a new strategy to attract online shoppers with an increased focus on home goods.

Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control
Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio was put on the defensive Wednesday by angry students, teachers and parents who are demanding stronger gun-control measures after the shooting rampage that claimed 17 lives at ...

Boeing
Boeing's 737 MAX 9 Wins FAA Certification, but It's Already Dead in the Water

The aircraft manufacturer is celebrating the pending entry-into-service of the jet model -- but the 2020 arrival of the slightly larger and more efficient 737 MAX 10 will render it superfluous.

Twitter, Google Sued From Opposite Sides Over White Pride
Twitter, Google Sued From Opposite Sides Over White Pride

Twitter Inc. is accused of censoring a self-proclaimed "white advocate," while Google faces claims that it didn't protect employees from supremacist bullies.

General Electric affirms commitment to Baker Hughes, shares rise
General Electric affirms commitment to Baker Hughes, shares rise

Shares of General Electric Co's Baker Hughes rose on Wednesday after the parent company said it would not shed its holdings in the oilfield services business before the expiration of a two-year lockup period, reversing an earlier stance that had cast uncertainty around the stock. General Electric last November said it was considering shedding its Baker Hughes holdings to refocus its business and boost cash flows. The announcement came just months after the conglomerate had purchased a 63 percent stake in the firm under a deal that combined its oil and gas services and equipment business with Baker Hughes to create the second largest oilfield services firm by revenue.

Ford U.S. chief departs abruptly after behavior probe
Ford U.S. chief departs abruptly after behavior probe

Ford did not give any details on what that behavior entailed. A company spokesman said the review was launched in the past few weeks after Ford received a report of inappropriate behavior. Nair's departure comes after several high-profile business leaders and politicians have quit or been fired in the past year following accusations of sexual harassment, with the social media movement known as #MeToo pressing for more accountability in corporate cultures.

5 Ways to Avoid Paying Taxes on Your Social Security Benefits

Some people have to pay federal income taxes on their Social Security benefits. This usually happens only if you have other substantial income (such as wages, self-employment, interest, dividends and other taxable income that must be reported on your tax return) in addition to your benefits.

Bill Gates reveals the two
Bill Gates reveals the two 'crazy things' he purchased since becoming a billionaire 30 years ago

Billionaire Bill Gates sat down with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres for the first time this week. Gates said since becoming a billionaire his two biggest purchases have been a Porsche and a private plane. Bill Gates sat down with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres for the first time this week.

Kylie Jenner just announced the death of Snapchat (SNAP)
Kylie Jenner just announced the death of Snapchat (SNAP)

Kylie Jenner is one of the biggest influencers on Snapchat. Kylie Jenner, a member of the Kardashian-Jenner family, tweeted on Wednesday to her 24.5 million followers: "sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore? Perhaps Snap CEO Evan Spiegel wants to make a call.

What Happened in the Stock Market Today
What Happened in the Stock Market Today

On an up-and-down day on Wall Street, Advance Auto Parts beat profit expectations and Devon Energy didn't.

Trump signals he
Trump signals he's open to mileage tax to pay for infrastructure fixes

He might also be interested in a 25-cent hike in the federal gasoline tax.

Pothole season hits hard and early across eastern U.S.
Pothole season hits hard and early across eastern U.S.

Freeze-thaw weather, lack of funding cited for widespread pothole plague

Trump
Trump's former bodyguard makes $15,000 a month from a GOP...

Keith Schiller left the White House in September and immediately started a lucrative consulting job with the Republican party's 2020 convention.

There's a $2 million treasure hidden somewhere in the Rockies - and at least 4 people have died looking for it

A treasure estimated to be worth $2 million may be hidden somewhere in the Rocky Mountains. Millionaire Forrest Fenn said he hid a chest filled with gold and valuables somewhere in the mountains in 2010. At least four people have died searching for the treasure.

Closing Bell Exchange: Stocks rebound after yesterday
Closing Bell Exchange: Stocks rebound after yesterday's s...

Discussing the current state of the markets with Sean Kraus, Whittier Trust; Peter Costa, Empire Executions; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

Ashton Kutcher says he went into the mountains and fasted for a week after splitting with Demi Moore - and it
Ashton Kutcher says he went into the mountains and fasted for a week after splitting with Demi Moore - and it's an odd but potentially effective way to get over a breakup

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore divorced in 2013. After the divorce, Kutcher went alone into the mountains and fasted for a week. Right after his divorce from Demi Moore in 2013, Ashton Kutcher took off for the mountains.

Warren Buffett thinks the
Warren Buffett thinks the 'elite' have wasted $100 billion ignoring his best investment advice

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will publish its annual letter to shareholders on February 3. In his letter last year, Buffett said that the "elite" have wasted $100 billion ignoring his best investment advice.

Billy Graham Was One of America
Billy Graham Was One of America's Richest Pastors. Here's What We Know About His Money

He once said that "envy and greed always-always-exact a terrible price."

General Electric affirms commitment to Baker Hughes, shares jump
General Electric affirms commitment to Baker Hughes, shares jump

Shares of General Electric Co's Baker Hughes (BHGE.N) rose sharply on Wednesday after the parent company said it no longer planned to shed its holdings in the oilfield services business before the expiration of a two-year lockup period, reversing an earlier stance that had cast uncertainty around

Tech stocks boost Wall Street ahead of Fed minutes
Tech stocks boost Wall Street ahead of Fed minutes

The Fed left rates unchanged at the January meeting, but investors will look for its opinion on inflation and interest rates, especially after strong economic data raised concerns of an overheating economy and triggered the recent selloff. "Right now Fed fund futures are pricing in three rate hikes

Manafort and Gates are reportedly facing new charges in Mueller probe
Manafort and Gates are reportedly facing new charges in Mueller probe's money laundering case

Special counsel Robert Mueller told the court on Friday that new criminal conduct involving bank fraud was discovered in the case.

Some prominent conservatives and white supremacists are blaming Twitter
Some prominent conservatives and white supremacists are blaming Twitter's bot crackdown for wiping out thousands of their followers (TWTR)

Several prominent conservatives and white supremacists on Twitter noticed they had lost thousands of followers on Wednesday morning. Claiming they were targeted because of their political views, they surfaced the hashtag #TwitterLockout. Some prominent conservatives and white supremacists on Twitter

Tight supply, rising prices undercut on U.S. home sales
Tight supply, rising prices undercut on U.S. home sales

U.S. home sales unexpectedly fell in January, leading to the biggest year-on-year decline in more than three years, as a chronic shortage of houses lifted prices and kept first-time buyers out of the market. The supply squeeze and rising mortgage interest rates are stoking fears of a lackluster spring

Trump signals he
Trump signals he's open to mileage tax with praise of Oregon program

The White House on Wednesday praised an experimental program in Oregon that charges a mileage tax to volunteer drivers, adding to signals that President Donald Trump is open to finding new revenue sources to pay for his proposed infrastructure program. Many of Trump's fellow Republicans, however

Ratings Firms
Ratings Firms 'Positive' About South Africa Budget, Treasury Says

Rating companies Moody's Investors Service and S&P Global Ratings responded positively to decisions taken in South Africa's budget, Treasury Deputy Director-General Monale Ratsoma said.

SharpestMinds wants to help startups find AI talent before Google and Facebook snatch them
SharpestMinds wants to help startups find AI talent before Google and Facebook snatch them

Google and other tech giants often have huge recruiting efforts that can target students - but startups might not have those kinds of resources to find or grab them before they head off to those huge companies.

U.S. existing home sales fall for second straight month
U.S. existing home sales fall for second straight month

U.S. home sales unexpectedly fell in January, leading to the biggest year-on-year decline in more than three years, as a persistent shortage of houses pushed up prices and kept first-time buyers out of the market. The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday that existing home sales dropped

This bizarre reality special from Netflix tries to get people to commit
This bizarre reality special from Netflix tries to get people to commit 'murder'

Netflix's original programming is some of the best content out there, but an upcoming reality special called The Push looks bizarre at best and disturbing at worst.

I drove a $40,000 Buick Regal TourX station wagon for a week - and it was just as good as most family SUVs (GM)
I drove a $40,000 Buick Regal TourX station wagon for a week - and it was just as good as most family SUVs (GM)

Buick has expanded its lineup with a wagon. The Regal TourX is a capable family hauler that has way more style than an SUV. It was the large-and-in-charge suburban family hauler before SUV sent wagons into near-extinction, leaving surviving examples to be gently nurtured by car writers with a thing

Apple Inc. Rumored to Be Prepping iPhone SE Upgrade With 4.2-Inch Screen
Apple Inc. Rumored to Be Prepping iPhone SE Upgrade With 4.2-Inch Screen

Is this rumor legit?

Dish Network
Dish Network's revenue disappoints again

Dish Network Corp's revenue missed analysts' estimates for the fifth straight quarter, as it earned less than expected from its customers. Dish, like other pay-TV providers, has faced a growing trend of ...

The Rally in Apple Inc. Stock Is About to End
The Rally in Apple Inc. Stock Is About to End

Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) have rebounded sharply off the post earnings drop, gaining nearly 15% off the Feb. 9 intra-day low of $150.24. Lackluster fundamentals and tired technicals, however, will likely staunch any further upside in AAPL stock. AAPL stock is also no longer a deep value stock

What the creator of the Chase Sapphire Reserve looks for when hiring talent at JPMorgan Chase (JPM)
What the creator of the Chase Sapphire Reserve looks for when hiring talent at JPMorgan Chase (JPM)

Pam Codispoti created the now-legendary Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card, and now she runs JPMorgan Chase's expanding retail branch network. Business Insider recently spoke with Pam Codispoti, the JPMorgan Chase exec responsible for creating the Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card that became a sensation, about millennials, myths, and the other challenges she'll confront in her next job.

Should Rite Aid Shareholders Take the Cash or Only Stock With the Albertsons Merger?
Should Rite Aid Shareholders Take the Cash or Only Stock With the Albertsons Merger?

It's about to be decision time for Rite Aid investors. But which is the better choice?

Its Time to Reconsider Intel Corporation (INTC) Stock

Semiconductor stocks have been on fire in recent years, but Intel Corporation (Nasdaq: INTC) has mostly lagged behind smaller, high-growth competitors. In Intel's most recent earnings report, the company reported earnings and revenue beats and reassured shareholders that the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities identified in Intel chips in January would not be a long-term concern. In fact, Intel rewarded loyal shareholders with a 10 percent dividend hike.

Ford will sell 1,000 people the chance to have completely custom Mustang badges
Ford will sell 1,000 people the chance to have completely custom Mustang badges

If you miss out, you can still get custom shirts and such.

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Here's What Stocks Billionaires Have Been Buying and Selling

Here are 10 stocks billionaires bought and 10 they sold during the fourth quarter of 2017.

Nintendo accused of illegally denying refunds on pre-orders in Europe
Nintendo accused of illegally denying refunds on pre-orders in Europe

Nintendo has been accused of breaking European law by not allowing consumers to obtain refunds on pre-ordered games.

ONGC shortlists three oil service majors to lift output from two fields
ONGC shortlists three oil service majors to lift output from two fields

The Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) is set to hire international oil service giants for the first time to boost output from domestic oil fields in response to a government push to increase local supplies and cut expensive imports. ONGC, India's biggest explorer, has shortlisted U.S. oil service companies Halliburton, Schlumberger and GE subsidiary Baker Hughes to submit proposals on boosting production from two onshore fields, according to a document seen by Reuters. The three companies have until May to submit their proposals for what ONGC is calling a "production enhancement contract" for an oilfield in Assam and another in Gujarat.

Asian stocks gain, dollar extends recovery
Asian stocks gain, dollar extends recovery

Asian stocks gained on Wednesday, while the dollar advanced as traders near-term focus shifted to the minutes of the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting for hints on the future pace of U.S. monetary tightening. "Some investors in (Asia) are returning from the Lunar New Year break and trying

Apple in Talks to Buy Cobalt Directly From Miners
Apple in Talks to Buy Cobalt Directly From Miners

Apple Inc. is in talks to buy long-term supplies of cobalt directly from miners for the first time, according to people familiar with the matter, seeking to ensure it will have enough of the key battery ...

15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfire
15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfire

A 15-year-old student who was shot five times during last week's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students. A fundraising site says ...

School shooting videos could scar kids _ or galvanize them
School shooting videos could scar kids _ or galvanize them

When two teenagers slaughtered 12 students and a teacher at Columbine High School in Colorado 19 years ago, young people across the country learned the news the old-fashioned way: largely on television ...

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