Sunday, August 9, 2020
U.S. tops 5 million cases as outbreak threatens America's Midwest
Medics transfer a patient on a stretcher from an ambulance outside of Emergency at Coral Gables Hospital where Coronavirus patients are treated in Coral Gables near Miami, on July 30, 2020.Chandan Khanna | AFP |...
Saudi Arabia Turns Off America’s Oil Taps Again
(Bloomberg Opinion) --  For the second time in three years, Saudi Arabia is slashing the volume of crude it’s sending to America in an attempt to force down stockpiles in the world’s most visible oil market...
Trump signs measure to provide extra $400 in weekly unemployment benefits
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a Whirlpool Corporation washing machine factory in Clyde, Ohio, U.S., August 6, 2020.Joshua Roberts | ReutersWorkers displaced by the coronavirus pandemic will be eligible for an additional $400 per...
Kodak’s $765 Million Government Loan on Hold Pending Probe
(Bloomberg) -- The federal agency that announced a $765 million loan to Eastman Kodak Co. less than two weeks ago said the offer is on hold pending probes into allegations of wrongdoing.“Recent allegations of wrongdoing...
Fed's Kashkari advocates six-week economic lockdown to defeat the coronavirus
Neel Kashkari, president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, in an interview on February 17, 2016.David Orrell | CNBC The U.S. economy needs an even more stringent shutdown than the last time if it's going to defeat...
Crashed Air India Plane’s Black Boxes Found; Death Toll 18
(Bloomberg) -- The black boxes of an Air India Express jet that crashed on Friday, killing at least 18 people, has been recovered after authorities completed the rescue operation.The digital flight data recorder and cockpit...
Pompeo denies congressional subpoenas in fired IG investigation
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington, August 5, 2020.Pablo Martinez Monsivais | Pool via ReutersSecretary of State Mike Pompeo is denying congressional subpoenas for...
What Trump's Tencent ban means for the gaming industry [Video]
When President Donald Trump signed executive orders targeting TikTok and WeChat (and by default their respective parent companies, ByteDance and Tencent), the gaming industry was rattled by the move. That’s because Tencent has a stake...
'This is a somewhat dated number'
A view of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen at Wall Street on June 29, 2020 in New York City.Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images(This story is for CNBC Pro subscribers only.)The...
Trump Widens China Tech Attack, Ordering Bans on TikTok and WeChat
(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump signed a pair of executive orders prohibiting U.S. residents from doing business with the Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat apps beginning 45 days from now, citing the national security risk of...