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So far, we’ve seen an Alexa-enabled mirror, smart skateboard, and language-translating earpiece at CES

So far, we’ve seen an Alexa-enabled mirror, smart skateboard, and language-translating earpiece at CES

The show floor at CES 2019 kicks off on Tuesday morning, but at an event called CES Unveiled on Sunday evening CNBC saw a small preview of some of the gadgets that will be on display. Companies big and small had new products. Everything seems to be connected to the internet, and tech with Amazon…
No breakthrough in US-China trade talks as new tariffs kick in

No breakthrough in US-China trade talks as new tariffs kick in

U.S. and Chinese officials ended two days of talks on Thursday with no major breakthrough as their trade war escalated with activation of another round of dueling tariffs on $16 billion worth of each country's goods. "We concluded two days of discussions with counterparts from China and exchanged views on how to achieve fairness, balance,…
Saudi PIF in talks to invest in aspiring Tesla rival Lucid -sources

Saudi PIF in talks to invest in aspiring Tesla rival Lucid -sources

PIF, the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund that Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk has said could help him fund an offer to take his electric car maker private, is in talks to invest in aspiring Tesla rival Lucid Motors Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The talks between privately-held Lucid Motors and…
Cancer drug company Tesaro shares rise 39% following report that it will explore sale

Cancer drug company Tesaro shares rise 39% following report that it will explore sale

Tesaro shares soared as much as 39 percent Friday upon a Bloomberg report that the pharmaceutical company will explore the opportunity of a sale. This comes exactly one week after the cancer drug company fell more than 20 percent during after-hours trading after the release of drug trial results for treatment of small cell lung…
SEC rejects Bitcoin ETFs

SEC rejects Bitcoin ETFs

The SEC has again disapproved several proposals for a bitcoin ETF. The latest rejection involves two ETFs filed by ProShares that would track bitcoin futures contracts, another from GraniteShares, and five leveraged and inverse ETFs from Direxion. This follows on the heels of the SEC's rejection of the Winklevloss ETF in July that would have…
‘You’d rather be the Democrats than the Republicans now’: How top election forecasters see the battle for House control

‘You’d rather be the Democrats than the Republicans now’: How top election forecasters see...

With most of 2018's primaries done, top election forecasters agree Democrats have an edge in the fight for a House majority. Still, a lot could happen between now and the Nov. 6 midterm elections to help Republicans hang on to enough seats to keep control of the chamber. The Democratic Party has a clear task…
There’s a $9 trillion corporate debt bomb ‘bubbling’ in the US economy

There’s a $9 trillion corporate debt bomb ‘bubbling’ in the US economy

Indeed, fixed income strategists who spoke to CNBC were almost unanimous in their belief that problems with corporate debt will be far more company-specific than systemic. "From a higher-level 30,000 feet, most U.S. corporates are in pretty good shape," said Yvette Klevan, portfolio manager for global fixed income at Lazard Asset Management. "The economy is…
What swing state Florida’s midterm races can tell us about the rest of the country

What swing state Florida’s midterm races can tell us about the rest of the...

Polls in most of Florida will close at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, with some red-leaning parts of the Panhandle that sit in Central time closing an hour later. Results will start coming in a bit earlier than in other high-stakes states such as Pennsylvania. In a state that supported Trump after backing Obama twice,…
Greece tests creditors and the markets with its 2019 spending plans

Greece tests creditors and the markets with its 2019 spending plans

The center-right and opposition party New Democracy has been leading opinion polls against the ruling anti-establishment party Syriza. In the latest poll, conducted on behalf of the Proto Thema newspaper, showed last month a 10.9 percent difference between the two parties. "The Greek government is under huge pressure to allow for some fiscal easing as…
Google’s cloud team is building A.I. chips for web-connected devices

Google’s cloud team is building A.I. chips for web-connected devices

Google is moving beyond developing artificial intelligence chips for its own data centers and is now designing them to work inside products made by other companies. After unveiling the Tensor Processing Unit two years ago, Google announced on Wednesday the Edge TPU, which will enable sensors and other gadgets to process data more quickly. The…

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Draymond Green Reportedly to Sit vs. Hawks After Altercation with Kevin...

Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images The Golden State Warriors suspended Draymond Green without pay for Tuesday night's game versus the Atlanta Hawks. Green exchanged words with Kevin Durant after losing the ball just before the end of regulation Monday night against the Los Angeles Clippers: Bleacher Report @BleacherReportHere's why KD was so mad at Draymond 🤬…

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