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Aramco investors should consider Saudi Arabia's 'control' and 'influence,' analysts say

Saudi Aramco's initial public offering is highly anticipated by the market, but analysts warn that investors should consider possible state influence on the company.

Alan Greenspan says there's 'no point' for central banks to issue digital currency

The former Federal Reserve chairman said national currencies are backed up by sovereign credit, something no other organization can offer.

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam calls protesters selfish for 'paralyzing' the city

She made her comments during a regular media address a day after Hong Kong saw the most violent day since the protests started nearly six months ago.

China could launch its own digital currency in the next 2-3 months, predicts investor

Jack Lee, managing partner of HCM Capital, said China has "all the system and the network ready" for its central bank to issue a national digital currency.

Former US President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery

Jimmy Carter, 95, was the 39th president of the United States who served one term from 1977 until 1981.

National security officials objected to stopping Ukraine aid

The view among the national security officials was unanimous: Military aid to Ukraine should not be stopped. But President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff thought otherwise.

Everything Jim Cramer said on 'Mad Money,' including bear woes, CEO pay

CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down what bear investors are getting wrong about the market, sits down with Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Frank Del Rio on its new ship, explains why there could be more room for

Goldman Sachs will reevaluate Apple Card credit limits after bias allegations

Goldman Sachs denied allegations of gender bias and said it will reevaluate credit limits for Apple Card users on a case-by-case basis for customers who claim to be affected.

Burger King to launch meatless burgers across Europe and test more Impossible burgers in the US

The Restaurant Brands International chain is launching a vegetarian burger in more than 20 markets across Europe on Tuesday.

Twitter complainer says Apple is to blame for credit card issues

"This is an Apple product, and Apple owns this fully," argues David Heinemeier Hansson.

UK doctors warn of potential life-threatening allergic reaction to e-cigarettes after treating teen

The new report from the UK comes as a vaping-related lung disease has sickened at least 2,051 people and killed 39 in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Pentagon official Laura Cooper describes widespread frustration over Trump's hold on Ukraine aid

The top Pentagon official for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia detailed the frustration national security policymakers felt when they learned Trump froze Ukraine aid.

The world's largest trade deal could be signed in 2020 — and the US isn't in it

RCEP involves all 10 ASEAN countries and five of the bloc's major trading partners: Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea.

Inside Google's ongoing struggle to crack the hardware market

An explanation of Google's confusing hardware push

Trump is expected to delay European auto tariffs for 6 months, report says

Delaying the deadline would allow Trump to put off a decision on the new duties until the middle of 2020, when the presidential election is ramping up.

As retailers gear up for earnings, experts look to unexpected areas of the market for gains

Video game stocks could be under-the-radar winners in the broad-based retail sector, says Jay Jacobs, head of research and strategy at Global X ETFs.

Mexican official says Mexico has granted asylum to Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales

The Mexican foreign secretary says Mexico has granted the request for asylum from former Bolivian President Evo Morales.

Saudi Aramco stock could price at volatile time for the oil market

The pricing of the initial public offering of Saudi Aramco could come right in the middle of what could be a volatile period for the oil market.

Biden and Bloomberg are bigger threats to Big Pharma than Warren, analyst says

Warren's proposals to lower drug prices may struggle to gain support, especially from Democrats in states with a large pharmaceutical industry presence, Bernstein's Ronny Gal says.

'Shark Tank': Mark Cuban invested $250,000 in matching clothes for dogs and humans

Billionaire "Shark Tank" star Mark Cuban has said his least favorite pitches are ones that include kids and animals.
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