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How Ford bungled the 2019 launch of its bestselling Explorer

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ford has had its share of struggles lately, including last year’s launch of its bestselling 2020 Explorer, a popular sport utility vehicle thought to be a bit of a cash cow for the automaker. Ford said in February that its......
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Financial transaction tax could hit average Americans

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a campaign event on February 17, 2020 in Richmond, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Justin Sullivan When Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., proposed legislation last year to tax stock trades, he......
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Plug Power is surging, adds to the list of stocks seeing big speculative trading right now

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Shares of Plug Power are surging, and social media users are weighing in on the stock on popular sites including Reddit, putting it among the ranks of other often discussed and speculative trading names like Tesla and Virgin Galactic. On......
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Olay says it will stop skin retouching in its ads by the end of the year

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Olay Regenerist video. YouTube Procter & Gamble skincare brand Olay said Wednesday it will stop retouching skin in its advertising by 2021. As part of the commitment, which Olay announced at an event in New York City on Wednesday, the......
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Iran confirms two deaths, IMF chief issues warning

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Eastern time. Total confirmed cases: More than 75,200 Total deaths: At least 2,000 11:05 am: Iran reports two deaths  Two Iranians have died in hospital after......
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‘No one is going to Mars that I know of’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Wednesday that the rapid climb of Virgin Galactic shares may leave many traders burned and that the company isn’t close to delivering on the promise of space tourism. “This is what happens when too many people want......
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Abu Dhabi makes pitch to private sector in multi-billion dollar investment drive

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Abu Dhabi city skyline, United Arab Emirates. kasto80 | iStock | Getty Images The Abu Dhabi Government is turning to the private sector for the next phase of its multi-year, 50 billion dirham ($13.6 billion) economic stimulus plan known as Ghadan 21. The stimulus package is aimed at future-proofing and......
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Bloomberg in, Sanders leads, Biden seeks comeback

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here LAS VEGAS — Prolific personal spending on TV ads has already helped make former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg a familiar face in the race to take on President Donald Trump in November. Now, the billionaire financier and media mogul will be......
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What it is and why some want it changed

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US Attorney General William Barr testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on “The Justice Department’s Investigation of Russian Interference with the 2016 Presidential Election” on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on May 1, 2019. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty......
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5 things to know before the stock market opens February 19, 2020

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here 1. Dow futures rise, indicating rebound from 165-point drop A trader wearing 2020-themed glasses works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty......
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It’s never been this hard for companies to find qualified workers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Job seekers line up to meet with recruiters during the Job Hunters Boot Camp in San Mateo, California. Getty Images The gap between open jobs and unemployed workers is about as wide as the one between the kinds of available......
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Weekly mortgage applications take a hit as mortgage rates tick up

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A real estate agent with prospective buyers looking at the back yard from the kitchen during a showing. Joe Amon | Denver Post | Getty Images The refinance boom took a step back last week, bringing down total mortgage applications.......
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Tense times for small business owners who import from China

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Anne Harper, CEO of OMG Accessories, says many of the products she sells are made outside of Wuhan, where the coronavirus has been heavily concentrated. CNBC As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths around the world continues to......
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Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges goes on offensive

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Marcelo Claure, CEO of Sprint Corporation (NYSE: S) and John Legere, President and CEO of T-Mobile USA (Nasdaq: TMUS) visit the New York Stock Exchange to speak to media about their announced merger. NYSE The merger between T-Mobile US and......
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How Ngangom Bala Devi became India’s first pro female soccer player

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ngangom Bala Devi’s journey began in a small village in India, but the talented soccer player has broken down barriers to become the country’s first fully professional female player. Bala Devi recently signed to the women’s team of Scottish soccer......
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China revokes credentials of three Wall Street Journal journalists

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A person reading the Wall Street Journal newspaper Karen Bleier | AFP | Getty Images China has revoked the press credentials of three journalists of the Wall Street Journal after the newspaper declined to apologize for a column that called China the......
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Morgan Stanley economic forecasts for China’s growth

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A man wearing a protective mask looks on as he walks in front of a portrait of late communist leader Mao Zedong (not pictured) at Tiananmen Gate in Beijing on January 23, 2020. Nicolas Asfouri | AFP | Getty Image......
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China’s leadership is ‘confident’ of handling the coronavirus outbreak

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here China’s government is “confident” of handling the coronavirus crisis in a way that will not damage the leadership, historian Wang Gungwu said on Wednesday. Known for his expertise in Chinese history and civilization, Wang acknowledged that there is disappointment and......
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WHO says no signs of coronavirus cases in North Korea

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Doctors in medical masks and protective suits at the Munsu-dong diplomatic compound in North Korea amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Yevgeny Agoshkov | TASS via Getty Images There are no indications that there are cases of the new coronavirus in North......
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Xi Jinping to meet China’s 2020 growth target amid coronavirus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chinese President Xi Jinping, inspects the novel coronavirus prevention and control work in Beijing on Feb. 10, 2020. Xinhua News Agency Already under heavy fire as the coronavirus outbreak shutters factories, disrupts supply chains and is set to shock China’s......

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