FBI said to have opened a probe into whether Trump was compromised by Russia, NY Times reports

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 04:16:53

Federal investigators became alarmed by President Donald Trump s behavior in the immediate aftermath of his firing of former FBI director James Comey, and opened a probe into whether the president had been secretly working with Russia, The New York Times reported late Friday.

Walter Shipley, the former chairman of Chase Manhattan, dies at 83

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 22:40:37

Walter Shipley oversaw a series of bank mergers that led to the formation of JPMorgan Chase.

Detroit auto show isn t what it used to be as luxury automakers from Audi to Porsche skip

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 22:01:22

As automakers jump ship, revealing their latest improvements at the LA Auto Show that runs right after Thanksgiving or the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that just concluded, the show s organizers have opted to move it from January to June for the 2020 show.

Apple AirPods can do a lot more than play music, here s how to get the most out of them

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 21:01:25

Here are some tips and tricks that will help you get the most out of Apple AirPods.

Federated sees a 2019 resurgence for four beaten up groups in the market

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 20:22:46

Federated Investors Steve Chiavarone sees a more dovish Fed reviving unloved areas of the market this year.

Huawei fires an employee in Poland, following charges of espionage: Wall Street Journal

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 20:15:31

Chinese tech giant Huawei told The Wall Street Journal that it fired Wang Weijing, an employee charged with espionage.

That sweater you don t like is a trillion-dollar problem for retailers. These companies want to fix it

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 19:01:23

"Shoppers return 5 to 10 percent of what they purchase in store but 15 to 40 percent of what they buy online," David Sobie, co-founder and CEO of Happy Returns tells CNBC.

Miami airport closes a terminal early after more unpaid TSA officers call out sick during government shutdown

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 18:56:29

Miami International Airport planned to close one of its terminals early this weekend, as more TSA officers, working without paychecks, called in sick, as the partial government shutdown became the longest ever.

Julian Castro announces bid for 2020 Democratic presidential nomination

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 18:03:28

Julián Castro will run for president, the former secretary of Housing and Urban Development announced at an event in San Antonio on Saturday.

Goldman s new forecast should worry bulls, as firm predicts earnings may grow just 3% this year

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 17:06:03

Goldman Sachs says 2019 earnings growth could be as low as just 3 percent because of slow economic growth, a strong dollar and low oil prices.

Detroit auto show offers glimpse of future without the sedan. You want a utility vehicle or sports car?

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 17:01:23

In the last year before the North American International Auto Show moves to the warmer summer months, both the industry and the show itself are seeing the effects of change.

Government shutdown pours cold water on 2019 IPO ambitions — especially for small start-ups

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 17:00:44

Companies aiming to list in the first quarter are stuck in limbo, unable to start the application process until the government re-opens.

Sen. Kamala Harris preaches unity, calls Trump s border wall a distraction at NYC book tour appearance

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 15:45:12

Senator Kamala Harris, D-Calif., outlined her vision for a unified America and also criticized President Donald Trump s border wall while promoting her new book, "The Truths We Hold: An American Journey," in New York City Friday night.

This $1,300 smart crib that rocks your baby to sleep is now available to rent

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 15:01:24

Dr. Harvey Karp, author of "Happiest Baby on the Block," built a high-tech crib that can soothe a baby to sleep with the push of a button

Paris gas leak explosion leaves 4 dead, dozens wounded amid yellow vest protests

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 14:03:03

A powerful explosion and fire apparently caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery Saturday injured 36 people, including 12 in critical condition, blasted out windows and overturned cars, French authorities said.

Job prospects are soaring in New York City, thanks to Amazon HQ2 and Google s expansion plans

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 14:01:22

With unemployment in New York City at record lows, the battle for talent is raging as tech giants, including Amazon and Google, lay plans to open new or expanded operations in Manhattan and Long Island City.

Virtual reality training by companies like Microsoft is saving lives, millions of dollars, and ensuring the future of mixed reality

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 14:01:18

Companies like Microsoft are now developing virtual reality to be used for workplace training, after VR profits slumped in the entertainment sector.

The partial government shutdown is now the longest ever as Trump border wall fight rages on

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 13:07:50

Congress failed to break an impasse this week over President Donald Trump s demand for more than $5 billion to build his proposed border wall, even as 800,000 federal workers started to miss paychecks Friday.

Trump hasn t been fair to OPEC, Oman s oil minister says

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 12:49:17

Oman s oil minister thinks President Donald Trump has given OPEC some undue flak. But echoing other Gulf ministers, Mohammed bin Hamad al-Rumhi stressed his desire to steer clear of political animosity with the American leader.

5 historic global shifts that could turn 2019 into a treacherous year

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 12:02:24

From China tensions to fading American primacy, a handful of history-bending shifts could upend global world order and add to the more obvious risks already roiling markets and the wider economy.

Top US Navy officer to visit China amid heightened tensions

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 06:11:24

The U.S. Navy s top officer will visit China beginning Sunday amid increasing frictions between the two countries militaries in the South China Sea.

US government shutdown enters 22nd day — the longest federal closure in country s history

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 05:29:38

The partial government shutdown became the longest closure in U.S. history at when the clock ticked past midnight Friday as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans scrambled to find a way out of the mess.

Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse heads to Canada for asylum

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 04:39:23

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she was abused by her family and feared for her life if deported back home left Thailand on Friday night for Canada, which has granted her asylum.

FBI said to have opened a probe into whether Trump was compromised by Russia, NY Times reports

CNBC(USA) 2019-01-12 04:16:53

Federal investigators became alarmed by President Donald Trump s behavior in the immediate aftermath of his firing of former FBI director James Comey, and opened a probe into whether the president had been secretly working with Russia, The New York Times reported late Friday.