"VIDEO2:1902:19ECB policy not working as well as it should, strategist saysCapital ConnectionIn September last year, Lagarde's predecessor Mario Draghi cut the ECB's deposit rate by 10 basis points to its current level and launched a massive new QE program in a bid to stimulate the euro zone economy and push towards the central bank's inflation target. The company soon after began cracking down on "coordinated inauthentic behavior," but some still fear the platform will be vulnerable to similar tactics in November. VIDEO0:5000:50Markets search for direction following Iran attack on US forces in IraqMorning ReportCheck out the companies making headlines before the bell:Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) – The drug store operator missed estimates by 4 cents a share, with adjusted quarterly earnings of $1. At the other end of the European benchmark, shares of London-listed Tullow Oil plunged nearly 16% as the firm said it would take a $1. Corporate borrowers have been cleaning up their balance sheets, with many reducing leverage and fewer looking to issue stock or dividends, funded by debt

That's been a weakness for Microsoft, whose two prior Surface laptops both received "repairability scores" of zero out of 10 from iFixit, a company that sells repair equipment and rips apart gadgets to reveal their guts. Fries described the opportunity as a "chance to be a meta-aggregator of content. When the broader survey includes other C-suit executives along with CEOs, trade is No. The so-called "phase one" deal is set to be signed at the White House on Jan. civilian contractor was killed in a rocket attack on an Iraqi base near Kirkuk

12% to hit a fresh all-time high after data from the Chinese government showed iPhone sales jumped 18% in China last month. Gaudio recommends using credit cards for emergencies, and relying on debit cards, cash or checks for everyday spending. He called out for his aides to bring him a map of the world with no writing, no countries marked," Kelly said. The host even talked about kicking the name out of the fabled 'FAANG' group of tech stocks. Kohl's said earlier Thursday morning that its same-store sales during November and December were down 0

The strength of the franchise can only help Activision, said Wedbush Securities analyst Joel Kulina. Alaska Air also raised its quarterly dividend by 7% to 37 cents per share. VIDEO3:0203:02Oil prices jump after US airstrike killed Iran top commander—Four experts on how it affects energyTrading NationOil prices tend to see sustained gains following Middle East crisis events, while stocks eventually churn higher as safe haven assets gold and Treasurys fade from their initial pops, according to historical analysis. Spencer Platt | Getty ImagesThis week's kick-off of the fourth quarter earning season comes with low expectations for profit growth but high expectations for stock prices. In fact, 80% of employers said soft skills will be equally or more important than hard skills when hiring candidates

Boeing told press that the company was able to still conduct tests of many parts of the spacecraft while in orbit, saying the vehicle's systems such as flight control and life support were all working well in orbit. Source: White House | CBSWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's Space Force logo has boldly gone where "Star Trek" has gone before. Embassy in Baghdad, which was itself borne of rage against a previous round of American strikes that killed members of an Iranian-backed militia. " Title X helps fund birth control and reproductive health care for low-income individuals, according to Planned Parenthood. A similar spillover effect is also seen in the Taiwanese commercial real estate sector, CNBC reported in December

The first clear signs of a slowdown in the space came last summer when Francis deSouza, chief executive of Illumina, maker of DNA sequencing machines, noted in its earnings call that the entire segment was down. 8% after announcing a major oil discovery at its offshore Suriname facility. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy pledged to discover the "truth" behind the crash, and announced investigators from his country had arrived in Iran to assist in the probe. It would have been the federation's first Alpine Ski World Cup in China and the first official test event for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, according to FIS President Gian-Franco Kasper. "Individual officials also changed their projections for rates, with only four of the 17 members indicating a potential rate hike in 2020

Japan's justice minister added that she could potentially request extradition of Ghosn from Lebanon, where the former executive is believed to be hiding out. "Hogan said companies may be able to give a better indication of the future, now that there's a first phase trade deal between the U. "I got really bullish on Tesla about 150 points ago when it became clear that the company can make money — maybe even a lot of money — as soon as next year," Cramer said. On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron and Trump discussed a French digital tax. But if the analyst is correct about the aforementioned retailers, Cramer said, "that could produce a staggering short-squeeze in their stocks because so many of these names have been written off and left for dead and heavily shorted

We saw that upon the announcement of a deal when they slightly trimmed some of the tariffs from 15% to 7. Trump is accused of abusing his power by soliciting the interference of a foreign nation in the 2020 presidential election. prescription payments system, which isn't set up to reward companies that reverse or cure disease. Trump's attorneys were given the same amount of time to make their case for acquittal. VIDEO3:3403:34What is fintech?CNBC Explains"It will be interesting to see where, and in which USA demographics, they get the most traction, given the range and depth of consumer banking already available from both incumbents and digital challengers

Though the law went into effect Wednesday, it technically isn't being enforced yet. access to world-leading technology and ensures a competitive market," Victor Zhang, vice president at Huawei, said in a statement. ""Further, the Saints have no interest in concealing information from the press or public. "On Sunday an Iranian state-run television broadcast said that the nation would no longer respect uranium enrichment restrictions set forth in 2015's nuclear deal, in an escalation of tensions. The Parnas documents are the latest in a series of new materials about the Trump administration's policy towards Ukraine that have come to light since mid-December, when the House voted to approve two articles of impeachment against Trump

Meanwhile, richly detailed news reports on China's repression of its Uighur minority have highlighted the limits of state censorship – while also demonstrating China's increased use of facial recognition and artificial intelligence technology to track and control potential dissent. "One reason why younger people may feel more isolated, may be their greater tendency to use social media. Companies like Altria, PMI Group, Japan Tobacco, British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands, have faced waning sales as smokers are dying, quitting or switching to e-cigarettes. 2% of white individuals rely on just Social Security checks, that was higher for blacks, at 44. Nonetheless, Facebook believes it has a big opportunity on its hands