‘Is this the beginning of the end?’: OPEC discord raises questions about its long-term future

The future of OPEC looks increasingly uncertain, energy analysts told CNBC Friday, citing a deepening rift among the 14-member group. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

President Trump’s approval rating among business owners hits all-time high: Survey

President Trump's approval rating among small business owners hits an all-time high, according to the Q4 2019 CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey, as increased optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal buoys Main Street confidence. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way … Read more…

US weekly jobless claims fall, though numbers show some softening in the labor market

The underlying trend suggested some softening in labor market conditions. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: … Read more…

UPDATE 1-Axel Springer unit, others say Google still playing unfairly, want EU to act

Axel Springer’s price-comparison shopping service Idealo and 40 other European peers have accused Alphabet Inc’s Google of tilting the playing field in its favour and urged EU antitrust regulators to enforce a ruling against the company. Reuters: Company News SPECIAL … Read more…

Buyout Giant Silver Lake Invests $500 Million in Manchester City Soccer Club Owner

Silver Lake, a Silicon Valley-based private-equity firm that specializes in technology investments, is investing $ 500 million for a minority stake in the owner of soccer clubs including English Premier League champions Manchester City. WSJ.com: Markets BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL … Read more…

Dell. Alibaba. Now Manchester City? Silver Lake’s $500M Bet Brings Tech Expertise to English Premier League

Silver Lake’s expensive foray into British soccer reflects the soaring value of live matches and a bet that Manchester City’s hundreds of millions of fans represent a big revenue opportunity. The U.S. private equity firm is buying just over 10% … Read more…

Here’s How Bang Bang Went From Self-Taught Tattooist To Owning His Own Studio | Here’s How | Forbes

Forbes SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

‘Unicorn Porn:’ How SoftBank’s Investing Style Boosts Paper Profits—But Not Real-World Value

In early 2018, the founders of Chinese artificial intelligence startup SenseTime Group Ltd. flew to Tokyo to see billionaire investor Masayoshi Son. As they entered the offices, Chief Executive Officer Xu Li was hoping to persuade the head of SoftBank Group to … Read more…

Prince Andrew booted from Buckingham Palace over Jeffrey Epstein scandal, report says

Prince Andrew has been ordered to move his private office out of Britain's Buckingham Palace, amid continuing fallout over his former friendship with the deceased sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

Westpac Bank chief resigns over $7 billion money-laundering scandal

PERTH, Australia (AP) — The chief executive of Australia’s second-biggest bank said Tuesday he plans to resign following accusations Westpac committed 23 million breaches of anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing laws. The financial crime regulator AUSTRAC is pursuing Westpac in … Read more…

Republicans buy into Trump conspiracies to blunt impact of impeachment hearings

Two weeks of dramatic and incriminating public impeachment testimony did little to sever the strong bond between President Donald Trump, his Republican supporters and conservative media propagandists. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…