Wang's comments came as China's Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday that new home prices grew at their weakest pace in 17 months in December, Reuters reported. "It should continue to outperform the group as a whole, so I do expect this relative strength over the rest of the semis to continue," Mark Newton, founder of Newton Advisors, said on CNBC's "Trading Nation" on Friday. Powell also could give a nod to the manufacturing slowdown; the headline durable goods orders for December were better than expected, but masked weak underlying fundamentals. Steady gains in hourly earnings and the strongest increase in hours worked in December since 2012 helped drive earnings growth. forces had been working alongside Kurdish militias fighting ISIS

Johannes Benigni, chairman of JBC Energy, made the comments on CNBC's "Capital Connection" amid continuing unrest in Iran. VIDEO2:4502:45David Tepper on the bull market: 'I love riding a horse that's running'Squawk BoxDavid Tepper, billionaire  founder of Appaloosa Management, said Friday he still likes this bull market, which is the longest on record. Democrats also impeached Trump for blocking the House's investigation into the matter, by refusing to hand over any documents and directing key witnesses not to comply with Congress. "Barr also discussed his goal last summer, months before the Pensacola shooting: "The Department has made clear what we are seeking. " Oppenheimer points to attractive valuation, upbeat top-line trends, and prospects for a special dividend

Authorities also said they were looking at ways of providing information on public charge points, such as power ratings and locations, "openly available in a standard format. More volatility is expected in the near term, but experts remain sanguine about the market further down the line since they see a major escalation as unlikely. Bloomberg, who made his nearly $60 billion in net worth from financial data, proved his digital advertising prowess in Virginia, where his data collection and ad spending helped flip the state government from Republican to Democrat for the first time in decades. "Although the numbers outside China are still relatively small, they hold the potential for a much larger outbreak," Tedros said. VIDEO3:2303:23Coronavirus may serve as wake-up call for casinos to consider online options, analyst saysSquawk BoxThe coronavirus that started in Wuhan, China, has hit hard the Macau casino business during the peak holiday season of the Lunar New Year

"Loewengart said while it is hard to ignore the fact that the record expansion run for stocks is now over a decade, there are reasons why investors are more comfortable. It's the reason Netflix doesn't do massive wide theatrical releases in the first place. Chinese-owned TikTok's "talent-based content is often more interesting than status-based content," he said at the Digital Life Design Conference in Munich on Sunday, speaking about Instagram. While optimists doubled down, even those analysts caught in the middle of the bull and bear fight tried to explain missing the rally. It said it will add about 1,000 net new restaurants globally in 2020 and expects global capital expenditures of about $2

2, an aide to the president's political operation confirmed to CNBC. Correction: Five senators are seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. VIDEO2:5202:52White House refuses to work with Congress over Senate trial witnesses: ExpertCapital ConnectionRegarding Democratic challengers, Scaramucci said he expects a moderate candidate such as Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg or Mike Bloomberg would likely win the presidency. 5%, having briefly climbed above $70 a barrel earlier in the session. Records show that Biden called for cutting benefits even before then

"Using old, discredited allegations they knew were false as cover to terminate me, they embarked on a well-financed media campaign to discredit me and my track record as a successful executive and entrepreneur. "In December, multiple press outlets reported that Netflix introduced subscription discounts of up to 50% for longer-term plans in India — three-, six- and 12-month plans. "Many stocks may be overvaluedA trader works on the floor at the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange, December 30, 2019. Some take January off and then start preparing listings in February, but not this year. The crash occurred hours after Iran launched retaliatory missile strikes on U

More shoppers are expected to have turned to retailers like Target and Walmart — which aren't at traditional malls — for apparel, electronics and other gifts. But arguably the biggest driver of Apple's 40% stock gain since Sept. 5% increase in stock returns last year would have grown the stock portion of the portfolio to $78. " The stock has also surged nearly 100% in 2020, easily outpacing other high-flying stocks such as Beyond Meat. Philip Chao, principal and chief investment officer at Experiential Wealth, a Vienna, Virginia-based financial advice firm, thinks annuities "should be one of the [options] available in a retirement plan

Both are at least 20% above 2018 results, according to the company. Earlier in the day, the president said that Iran "appears to be standing down," adding that he would ratchet up "punishing" sanctions rather than take military action to retaliate. More from Personal Finance:The IRS delayed refunds for 275,000 people last year65 and still working? What you should know about MedicareThe biggest regrets people have about investing in stocks"You're supposed to live your life and not game the system, so people cut back in reaction to creating these budgets," said Boneparth. Stifel said Amazon's heavy investments in one-day shipping and Amazon Web Services limit near-term profitability for the company. Vanguard helped revolutionize the investment business by keeping costs as low as possible, an idea pushed by founder Jack Bogle

Global debt compared against total output surpassed 322% in the third quarter of 2019 and will continue to grow, according to the latest IIF report. The top prize is now at an advertised $277 million for the drawing on Saturday. "Laika Entertainment"Missing Link" took home the Golden Globe for best animated feature on Sunday, marking only the fourth time that the top prize did not go to a Disney film. Only a handful of political leaders, including Trump's close ally Sen. Trump announced his plans to attend the march via a tweet Wednesday, the 47th anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision, as House Democrats began laying out their case in the Senate impeachment trial for removing him from office

45Others are even more bullish on the outlook for cable, and HSBC Senior FX Strategist Dominic Bunning told CNBC on Wednesday that investors should investors should look to 2017 for an example of how the market may treat the currency during the negotiation period. Michael AvenattiLucy Nicholson | ReutersControversial lawyer Michael Avenatti is being kept in a special unit of a Manhattan federal jail that has housed accused terrorists and drug kingpins "for his own safety" because of his notoriety, the jail's warden told a New York federal judge Tuesday. "Strong employment and higher wages also gave consumers "a sense of confidence about their ability to spend, and they did their part to keep the economy moving," Kleinhenz added. "On enforcement, I don't think anyone should question the rigor of this enforcement mechanism. "It's almost being seen to the outside world as the only player