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Going public? TikTok considers a U.S. IPO as the Chinese-owned social media group looks to avert sanctions ahead of a weekend deadline set by the Trump administration. In Spain, Bankia and Caixabank join forces to create the country’s largest lender with up to €700bn in assets. Ratings agency S&P puts German finance company Grenke on negative credi…
 
Snowflake debuted on the Nasdaq in the biggest software IPO in history. Berkshire Hathaway, Salesforce, and a few lucky early investors have made billions on the listing. Loup Ventures’ Doug Clinton explains the hype and the hope surrounding this still unprofitable cloud company. Peter Wagner, a venture capitalist who got in on the ground floor, ex…
 
The Federal Reserve promises to keep interest rates at record lows until 2023, pushing the S&P 500, the Nasdaq and Asian indices into the red. President Trump says he is concerned about TikTok’s Oracle plan, saying he does not want Chinese tech firm ByteDance to maintain control. He is also seeking payment for the U.S. government’s role in facilita…
 
Celebrities are pausing their social media content to protest misinformation on Instagram and Facebook. Jonathan Greenblatt, head of the Anti-Defamation League, discusses this latest effort in the “Stop Hate for Profit” Campaign, as well as what Facebook can and should be doing to curb the spread of harmful content. CNBC’s newest host, Shepard Smit…
 
The dollar falls on expectations that the Federal Reserve will remain cautious on the outlook for the U.S. recovery. JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon tells CNBC that the central bank has so far done enough to prevent a financial crisis. We also hear from Standard Chartered boss Bill Winters who says that continued central bank easing is hurting banks’ prof…
 
ViacomCBS is rebranding its streaming platform as Paramount+, another “plus” for the streaming wars. CEO Bob Bakish reveals what viewers--and shareholders--can expect. Investor, NBA owner, and Virgin Galactic Chairman Chamath Palihapitiya has yet another SPAC announcement. He’s betting on special purpose acquisition companies to rebalance the suppl…
 
The Nasdaq reverses a two-day losing streak as the U.S. Treasury says it will review the proposal for a tech tie-up between Oracle and TikTok. Chinese recovery improves with retail sales rising for the first time in 2020 and industrial production topping forecasts. UBS Chairman Axel Weber is reportedly drawing up a mega-merger plan with rival Credi…
 
Presidential candidate turned Joe Biden surrogate Pete Buttigieg says a fairer tax code is the key to continuing America’s track record of success. He says the systems that keep America great need more financial support. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discusses how vaccines, testing, and additional fiscal stimulus will help the U.S. economy rebo…
 
Time is running out… Oracle emerges as the apparent winner for TikTok’s U.S. assets as CNBC learns that ByteDance hopes a “technology partnership” with the American software giant will stave off sanctions. This, after the Chinese group rejected a full-sale offer from Microsoft. Softbank shares surge after agreeing to sell chip designer Arm to Nvidi…
 
At-home workout company Peloton has seen sales for its exercise equipment rise 200% in the pandemic. CEO John Foley discusses financial and fitness performance. Another stay-at-home winner Instagram has taken on TikTok in its newly launched “Reels” feature. The social media’s chief executive Adam Mosseri shares the app’s strategy for success under …
 
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq are on track for their second week of losses. Market sentiment is dampened by the U.S. Senate voting down a GOP virus stimulus bill. London and Brussels are at loggerheads after the UK rejects the European Commission’s ultimatum and threats of legal action against the British government over its attempts to unpick the Brexit …
 
Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings discusses the streaming giant’s corporate culture in his book, “No Rules Rules.” In an extended interview with Andrew Ross Sorkin, Hastings shares his strategy for driving social change from the C Suite and his plans to take on Disney in family entertainment. In a conversation exclusive to Squawk Pod, Andrew…
 
Tech turnaround… U.S. equities snap a three-day losing streak with the Nasdaq posting its best session since April. In Europe, the ECB is expected to hint at further stimulus measures to tackle weak inflation and a strong euro. CNBC learns that Chinese tech company ByteDance is in talks with the U.S. government to avoid a full sale of its video app…
 
Harlem Children’s Zone is celebrating 20 years of disrupting the cycle of generational poverty in the NYC community and beyond. HCZ founder and activist Geoffrey Canada joins CEO Kwame Owusu-Kesse and investor and philanthropist Stanley Druckenmiller to discuss the nonprofit’s next 20 years, as well as the role education plays in closing opportunit…
 
Tech wreck on Wall Street: a massive sell-off in U.S. tech shares wipes off $1tn from the market cap of the six largest firms. The Nasdaq is plunged into correction territory after losing a further 4 per cent. Tesla loses a fifth of its value in a single session, falling more than 20 per cent in its worst-ever trading day, after the electric car gi…
 
Pharmaceutical companies may be competing in the race for a coronavirus vaccine, but they’re all on the same team when it comes to safety. CNBC’s health and science reporter Meg Tirrell shares details of the historic move from 9 pharma CEOs who issued a pledge to prioritize safety in their work to find a trustworthy vaccine. Surgeon, author, and Ch…
 
Decoupling decisions…President Trump pledges to end America's reliance on China 'once and for all'. But in Beijing, Chinese Premier Xi Jinping says he supports multilateralism while standing ready to face external risks. Investors satisfy their thirst for liquidity, piling into debut trading of Hong Kong water giant Nongfu, sending shares over 80 p…
 
China’s largest chipmaker, SMIC, sees its shares nosedive by almost 20 per cent on concerns the company could be blacklisted by the U.S. administration. In Washington, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he expects a deal to fund the government until December to be agreed upon by the White House and Congressional Democrats by the end of thi…
 
The summer is ending with a market roller coaster. After a single trading day wiped out hundreds of billions in tech market valuations and net worths, Becky Quick, Mike Santoli, and Brian Sullivan break down 2020 market fundamentals and trader psychology. Electronic signature platform DocuSign is one of the work-from-home stocks that has outperform…
 
Selling strikes Wall Street… The Dow sinks over 800 points in its worst day since June, as investors flee tech stocks in an abrupt end to the winning streak. Apple shares plunge 8 percent in the stock's worst day since March, as the tech giant loses $150bn in market value during the session. Asian equities see red, following US majors lower, as big…
 
Markets are partying like it’s 1999, or at least, some investors think so. GAMCO CIO and seasoned investor Howard Ward underlines the differences between today’s market environment and that of the dotcom bubble nearly twenty years ago. Viral trading app Robinhood is under investigation by the SEC; former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt warns millennials a…
 
The Dow Jones enjoys its best day since mid-July, soaring 450 points on the back of strong U.S. factory orders offsetting weaker-than-expected in private payrolls. In China, the Caixin PMI grows for the fourth straight month in August as the service sector sees a surge in hiring for the first time since January. The French government is set to laun…
 
New York City Public Schools have delayed their start date, as part of an agreement between Mayor Bill de Blasio and teachers unions. American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten says safe and equal education hinges on accessible Covid testing and successful “hybrid” teaching. Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb says testing is…
 
Starting September with fresh record highs... The S&P 500 and Nasdaq touch new peaks as U.S. manufacturing activity rises to a 19-month high, with new orders jumping to levels not seen since 2004. In Japan, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga is expected to throw his hat in the ring to fill the void left by outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. An…
 
Zoom reported a record-breaking quarter; CFO Kelly Steckelberg explains why the Zoom platform is here to stay, even when “normal” life resumes and in-person meetings continue. The New York Times foreign affairs columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tom Friedman discusses the digital battles between the U.S. and China, and the risks of bui…
 
China’s Caixin manufacturing activity grows at its fastest rate in almost a decade, driven primarily by new export orders rising for the first time in 2020. It’s a mixed start to September for Asian indices with concerns that the rally seen in August is waning on higher volatility around the U.S. elections. CNBC learns that Chinese video app develo…
 
The markets have had a record-breaking month. Investing giant Lee Cooperman shares where he’s looking for lucrative opportunities and what he expects for the upcoming election. Carlyle co-founder and co-chairman David Rubenstein shares his own investing insights, plus some wisdom from his upcoming book, “How to Lead.” Rubenstein explains the leader…
 
Tiktok's sale of its U.S. operations could hit another roadblock after China's Commerce Ministry tightens its regulations on technology exports. Meanwhile, China’s official PMI points to a recovery spurred by demand with services in August growing at a higher rate than July. Chinese manufacturing activity continues to expand in August, but slightly…
 
In an interview exclusive to CNBC, TikTok’s acting chief Vanessa Pappas underscores her priorities for the platform and its users as Microsoft, Walmart, Oracle, and the U.S. government attempt to reach a deal for its control. The final night of the 2020 Republican National Convention came to a close with President Donald Trump’s nomination acceptan…
 
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has resigned over his health. The news caused Tokyo stocks to slide, wiping out about $47 billion of market value, while pushing the yen higher. The Federal Reserve will allow inflation to temporarily overshoot its 2 percent target, in a major policy shift that it hopes will stimulate the U.S. economy. Chair Jerom…
 
In protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake, NBA players boycotted playoff games on Wednesday. Basketball teams across the league have postponed games in support of the protest, and teams in the WNBA, MLB, and MLS have all followed suit. CNBC’s Jabari Young and Patrick Rishe, Sports Business Program Director at Washington University in St. Lou…
 
Hurricane Laura makes landfall on the Texas-Louisiana state border - now rated a Category 4 storm. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has warned that Laura’s storm surge is ‘unsurvivable’. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is expected to signal a major policy change as global central bankers attend a virtual Jackson Hole symposium. The third night of …
 
The second night of the Republican National Convention featured a varied lineup of speakers who focused on the economy, foreign policy and social issues in their push for President Donald Trump’s reelection. CNBC Washington Correspondent, Eamon Javers, discusses Trump’s approval rating and COVID-19 response. Sam Zell, chairman of Equity Group Inves…
 
Asian indices fail to follow the S&P 500 which hits a third consecutive high despite U.S. consumer confidence falling to a six-year low. The U.S. Gulf Coast braces for Hurricane Laura which is gathering strength towards Texas and Louisiana. Major oil facilities have been evacuated and Brent reaches a five-month peak. The second night of the Republi…
 
Google’s long-time former CEO, Eric Schmidt, says that a pandemic proves big tech isn’t all bad. Schmidt discusses the growth of trillion-dollar technology, the importance of Apple’s App Store and his concerns with the U.S. action toward TikTok’s U.S. operations. The Republican National Convention kicked off Monday, featuring speeches from Donald T…
 
Asian markets near a two-year high, following the new record set by the S&P 500 on the back of Covid-19 vaccine optimism. Washington and Beijing both signal progress in renewed trade talks. The Dow closes above the 28,000-mark after a major reshuffle which sees Exxon Mobil, Pfizer and Raytheon Technologies substituted by Salesforce, Amgen and Honey…
 
The Food and Drug Administration announced on Sunday the emergency use authorization for using convalescent plasma to treat coronavirus patients. Former FDA Commissioner and CNBC contributor, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, says “it doesn’t look like a home run, but right now we’re looking for singles and doubles”. While movie theaters were closed during the p…
 
President Trump is reportedly aiming to fast-track AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, bypassing safety standards as the FDA is set to award the British company and Oxford University ‘emergency use authorisation’ in October. In tech news, Microsoft backs Epic Games in its payment confrontation with Apple. The creator of Fortnite says Apple is unlawfull…
 
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed lingering tension between the United States and China over TikTok’s sale, trade and threats to national security. America’s top diplomat urged United Nations colleagues to restore sanctions on Iran, and Pompeo vowed to continue to go after China for policies demanding that all Chinese companies are “beholden…
 
Joe Biden formally accepts the Democrat presidential nomination and uses his speech to slam President Trump for allegedly failing in his most basic duties to the American nation. Putin critic Alexei Navalny is fighting for his life in Omsk, Siberia, after falling ill in a suspected poisoning. Reports suggest he may be transferred to Germany for tre…
 
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), the first Black woman and Asian American on a major presidential ticket, formally accepted the nomination to become vice president. Frank Luntz, pollster and political strategist, breaks down day 3 of the Democratic National Convention and says the Democrats “have successfully criticized Trump but have not built up Joe Bi…
 
Asian markets plunge into the red on jitters over the U.S. pandemic recovery after the Fed paints a gloomy economic picture and hints at potentially more central bank measures to come in September. The Democrats’ choice for vice-president, Kamala Harris, officially accepts her nomination and tells the virtual DNC that the Trump presidency has left …
 
Day 2 of the all-virtual Democratic National Convention featured the formal nomination of Joe Biden for president. CNBC’s Washington Correspondent, Eamon Javers, reports the highlights, saying “it’s basically a 2 hour advertisement for the presidential candidate of the Democratic party.” Target reports a monster second quarter with profit up 80% an…
 
A historic high for the S&P 500 as the index manages to recoup its entire Coronavirus losses with a 54 per cent jump from the lows of March. This marks the end of the shortest American bear market in history. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin slams Democrats for delaying a fresh stimulus bill and tells CNBC that Main Street is greatly affected…
 
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and former first lady Michelle Obama headlined the first night of the 2020 all-virtual Democratic National Convention. James Pethokoukis, Economic Policy Analyst and CNBC Contributor, and Julie Margetta Morgan, Vice President of Research at the Roosevelt Institute, discuss the big takeaways from the first night and look a…
 
CNBC learns that U.S. software giant Oracle is challenging Microsoft for Chinese app TikTok’s North American assets. BHP has missed its full-year forecasts but keeps its dividend. The Anglo-Australian miner warns that most economies will continue to contract throughout the rest of the year but iron ore prices are set to rebound. In the U.S., a virt…
 
The U.S. Postal Service is suddenly at the center of debates in Washington, and CNBC’s Ylan Mui explains why snail mail is making headlines ahead of the 2020 election. The Democratic National Convention begins Monday night, and for the first time in its near 200-year history, speakers and the nominee will be speaking virtually. Harvard Professor, A…
 
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi recalls lawmakers in a bid to resolve the mail-in voting dispute. CNBC hears exclusively from senior White House advisor Jared Kushner who defends President Trump’s handling of the Coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. leader piles more pressure onto Chinese firms by threatening to extend his ban on TikTok to include online…
 
Epic Games is suing Apple after the tech giant removed Fortnite’s “Battle Royale” game from the App Store. Fortnite is attempting to bypass Apple’s standard 30% App Store fee, and CNBC contributor Alex Kantrowitz says the gamer’s move is a smart one. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy lays out his steps for the Garden State’s economic comeback from th…
 
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