Trump administration could block GE-made jet engine exports to China: Report

Will coronavirus severely impact ‘phase 1’ US-China trade deal? Former Trump campaign senior trade and jobs adviser Curtis Ellis says the Chinese government is responsible for saying the ‘phase one’ U.S.-China trade deal could be delayed from coronavirus. The Trump administration is reportedly weighing a decision to block the export of jet engines co-produced by GE to China, in part […]

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Barack Obama's childhood home hits the market

Who will do most of the buying in the 2020 housing market? FOX Business’ Neil Cavuto, Democratic political commentator Capri Cafaro, Fox News contributor Deroy Murdock and the Wall Street Journal’s James Freeman discuss a report that says Millennials will buy a bulk of homes in 2020. A single-family dwelling in Honolulu reportedly hit the housing market to the tune of $2.2 […]

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Trump, Bloomberg sharpen attacks after 2020 Democrat’s farmer remarks resurface

Bloomberg’s comments on farming jobs: How will battleground states react? Washington Examiner chief political correspondent Byron York discusses Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his place as the leader in the 2020 Democratic presidential race ahead of the Nevada caucuses and South Carolina primary. The campaigns of President Trump and Michael Bloomberg traded barbs Monday after another resurfaced audio clip appeared to […]

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Facebook needs regulation to win back trust, says Zuckerberg

For years, Facebook Inc. lobbied governments against imposing tough regulations, warning in some cases that they could harm the company's business model. Now, it's pleading for new rules for the good of its business. "If we don't create standards that people feel are legitimate, they won't trust institutions or technology," Facebook's Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in an op-ed […]

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Pier 1 Imports files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Pier 1 Imports is cleaning house. The home goods retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, just weeks after it announced the closure of nearly half of its 942 stores. The Fort Worth, Texas-based retailer has been teetering on the brink of collapse for years as a slew of competitors from Target, Walmart, Wayfair and Bed Bath & […]

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For all the brave words, Jupiter’s move is essentially defensive

What’s gone wrong with Britain’s fund management industry? Over the past year share prices have soared globally, which usually translates into boom times for asset managers, whose income is based on a percentage cut from the total amount of money under management. Yet the UK’s industry is beset with scandals and sliding fortunes among some of the once most-revered names. […]

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The 2020 Census Is Showing Some Strong Iowa Caucus Energy

The 2020 Census is nearly upon us, and signs are emerging that the once-in-a-decade survey of the American population could experience some issues if the Census Bureau doesn’t start taking the technological elements of the operation more seriously — and fast. Last Wednesday, a troubling report from the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office was made public during a House Committee on […]

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Democrats' minimum wage hikes will kill jobs, small businesses: Former McDonald's USA CEO

Minimum wage increases unworkable from economic standpoint: Ed Rensi Former McDonald’s USA CEO Ed Rensi argues the 2020 Democratic candidates’ proposed minimum wage increases would be damaging to small businesses and will result in higher prices for consumers. He also discusses decreasing SNAP participation and plant-based fast food trends. Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer's plan to raise the federal minimum […]

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Far-Right Group Plotted To Attack Muslims, Politicians: German Prosecutors

BERLIN (Reuters) – German federal prosecutors won a court order to detain 12 men arrested on suspicion of involvement in a far-right plot to overthrow the political order by means of targeted attacks. The men were arrested on Friday, four on suspicion of forming a right-wing terrorist organization last September and the rest of offering them financial support. They were […]

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Federal Reserve keeps interest rates steady

New York (CNN Business)Giddy investors in stocks have shrugged off worries about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the global financial markets. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq both closed at new all-time highs Friday. But bond investors are far from euphoric. Yields on long-term bonds have been falling as of late. The 10-year US Treasury yield is now around […]

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