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Yovanovitch Says Biden Push to Oust Ukraine Prosecutor Was U.S. Policy

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12:12 p.m. Today - Associated Press
In major reversal, Michael Bloomberg apologizes for ‘stop and frisk’ police practices Some skeptical of apology from former NYC mayor and potential presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Sunday apologized for his longstanding support of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run, a practice that he embraced as New York’s mayor and continued to defend despite its disproportionate impact on people of color.
9:49 a.m. Today - By Quentin Fottrell
Are you cheap if you split the check by only paying for what you ordered? ‘I see now there are pitfalls I didn’t anticipate. What’s the appropriate etiquette for dealing with such a scenario?’‘I see now there are pitfalls I didn’t anticipate. What’s the appropriate etiquette for dealing with such a scenario?’
5:14 a.m. Today - By Clive McKeef
U.S. stock market at record but farm bankruptcies at highest since 2011 Squeeze on farmers underscores the toll the trade war has taken on a critical Trump constituency ahead of the 2020 electionsWhile the U.S. stock market is soaring to new records, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting 28,000 on Friday, farmers are having trouble paying their bills in the heart of America’s agricultural sector.
9:59 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
It’s great the stock market is setting records, but it’s not because the economy is great Consumer spending, business production slow ahead of holidaysStocks on Wall Street have soared to fresh record highs, but it’s not because the economy is flashing a big thumbs-up sign. Far from it.
9:57 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Tanner Brown
China’s pork crisis is bigger than you think African swine fever in world’s second largest economy has shaken global meat marketsAfrican swine fever in world’s second largest economy has shaken global meat markets, reports Tanner Brown.
9:53 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Mike Murphy
‘This is the most prosperous economy the world has ever seen’ says Jamie Dimon — and it’s going to continue JPMorgan CEO tells ‘60 Minutes’ that income inequality is a big problem, but shrinking his pay isn’t the answerWhile many investors may worry about the effects that the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and Middle East tensions are having on the global economy, Jamie Dimon has this advice: Relax.
8:30 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Kissinger says failure to mend U.S.-China trade relations would be ‘worse than the world wars that ruined European civilization’ Lack of a U.S. - China deal could lead to a ‘catastrophic outcome’Henry Kissinger, the former U.S. Secretary of State and national-security adviser under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, had dire warnings about the inability of the U.S. and China to resolve their differences on international trade.
8:29 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. budget deficit jumps 34% in October, gap set to top $1 trillion in 2020 U.S. budget deficit rises to $134.5 billion in first month of fiscal 2020The federal government’s budget deficit in October rose 34% from a year earlier to $134.5 billion, putting the U.S. on course to top the $1 trillion mark in fiscal 2020 for the first time in eight years.
8:22 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By William Watts
How China is ‘reshuffling the cards’ by promoting the yuan as a global currency Yuan creating a ‘challenging source’ of uncertainty: Société GénéraleThe emergence of the yuan in trade-weighted currency baskets is shaking up the traditional drivers of the foreign exchange market, says Société Générale.
8:21 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
‘Give away $60 billion’ to foreign companies? The ‘America First’ Trump administration faces a tricky 5G choice Supporters of a spectrum-auction plan from a European-Canadian alliance say it’s the best way to ensure the U.S. doesn’t fall behind on 5th-generation wireless technology A big step in U.S. 5G deployment could take place next month, as the FCC could back a proposal from the satellite industry for auctioning off radio spectrum. But some lawmakers don’t like the plan, and satellite stocks have slumped this week.
8:12 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
These are the world’s best gifts to give, according to science, and people are willing to pay nearly twice as much for plant-based milk Tuesday’s top personal finance stories Tuesday’s top personal finance storiesTuesday’s top personal finance stories
8:06 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Middle-income Americans are increasingly ‘financially vulnerable,’ despite strong economy and low unemployment Households making less than $30,000 a year were the sole income group to see an increase in financial health Households making less than $30,000 a year were the sole income group to see an increase in financial health.
8:05 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Brett Arends
Trump rollback on light bulbs will cost consumers and hurt the environment, lawsuit says Stores were supposed to stop selling traditional incandescent bulbs in January 2020Stores were supposed to stop selling traditional incandescent bulbs in January 2020.
7:54 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
With Dow, S&P 500 at record highs, investors are ignoring a ‘material deterioration’ in the global economy ‘The economy isn’t falling off a cliff,’ but it’s not about to rebound, eitherNeither corporate profits nor economic data have yet to corroborate the ongoing rally and rotation in U.S. stocks, so the market may be getting ahead of itself and be due for a pullback, analysts and investors told MarketWatch.
7:53 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
The big worries facing stock investors in 2020, according to Citi’s top equity strategistIn our call of the day, MarketWatch speaks to Citigroup’s chief U.S. equity strategist, Tobias Levkovich, who lays out his big concerns for stock markets in 2020.
7:51 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Leslie Albrecht
Fast shipping isn’t great for the environment— 7 ways to cut the carbon footprint on your Amazon deliveries Amazon says one-day and same-day shipping are its most eco-friendly options, but experts aren’t so sureAmazon says one-day and same-day shipping are its most eco-friendly options, but experts aren’t so sure.
6:41 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
Do NOT show these ominous charts to stock-market bulls, says strategist who sees a correction formingLance Roberts, chief strategist at RIA Advisors, just placed bets against the S&P 500 in all his portfolios to guard against a looming downturn. And he lays out his bearish cash in a series of charts.
6:39 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Rex Nutting
Trump didn’t transform the economy — it’s mostly the same as it was under Obama But the current president has used a lot of money from the Treasury as stimulusBut the current president has used a lot of money from the Treasury as stimulus.
5:39 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Philip van Doorn
This holiday gift could earn your child $52,927 How a small investment now can make your children’s lives much easier when they’re olderHow a small investment now can make your children’s lives much easier when they’re older.
5:36 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
About 55% of wealthy investors are bracing for a ‘significant drop’ in stocks before the end of 2020, UBS survey shows Wealthy investors hold 25% of their portfolios in cash, far higher than the roughly 5% that UBS recommends on averageEven as the market ascends to new heights, wealthy investors are bracing for a turbulent period that could produce a “significant drop” in equity benchmarks in the near term.
5:24 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Charles Lemonides
How to take advantage of fear, then relief, in the stock market leading up to the presidential election The past nine presidential-election cycles have included declines, followed by ‘relief rallies’The past nine presidential-election cycles have included declines, followed by ‘relief rallies.’
4:32 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
Three charts, one bear: here’s a second opinion on markets and the economy Here are some economic data points you may not be as familiar with A long-time Wall Street analyst who often sees the economic picture as a glass-half-full story has a compelling story to tell about what’s going on now.
4:02 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Tim Rostan
Laura Ingraham hears from legal experts after observing that ‘attempted bribery’ is not in the ConstitutionThe Fox News host, who holds a U. Va. law degree, insisted Thursday that the founding document lacks any reference to attempted bribery, but bribery is mentioned in its discussion of impeachment, and the U.S. legal code’s bribery statute is explicit that success is not a determinant of criminality.
3:01 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Here are 5 things to know about the surge in Fed mortgage bond buying Fed’s goal is to eventually shed its MBS holdingsThe Federal Reserve is back to buying billions worth of mortgage bonds each month, but here’s why that doesn’t mean the central bank is stockpiling more of this type of debt on is balance sheet.
1:39 p.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - Associated Press
State Department employee in Ukraine tells Congress he heard Trump phone call with Sondland about Zelensky’s willingness to investigate Bidens David Holmes said to have told lawmakers late Friday that he overhead the July call while he was having lunch in Kyiv with Donald Trump’s ambassador to the EU, Gordon SondlandState Department official based in Ukraine told impeachment investigators Friday that he overheard a conversation between President Donald Trump and a diplomat about “investigations” in Ukraine, according to one lawmaker leaving the closed-door deposition.
11:44 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
U.S. stocks climb to fresh records on revived hope for U.S. - China trade deal Dow hits 28,000 for first time U.S. stocks closed at fresh record highs on Friday on revived hopes for a U.S. - China trade deal despite mixed economic data.
11:36 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
10-year, 30-year Treasury yield logs biggest weekly drop in one and a half monthsU.S. Treasury yields rise Friday, trimming their week long decline, after an official from the White House suggested negotiations for the phase one trade deal was nearing an end.
10:29 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
Modern Monetary Theory carries ‘grain of truth’ and that’s why it's dangerous, says former Treasury official Nathan Sheets says the U.S. can run higher budget deficits than thoughtNathan Sheets, PGIM’s chief economist, says the U.S. could run larger deficits, but it was unclear when its fiscal profligacy come back to bite the Treasury market.
9:33 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Silvia Martelli
Tech giants Google, Amazon and Facebook accused of posing threat to small business ‘Big Tech’ faces growing Congress scrutiny over online dominance Tech giants Amazon, Google and Facebook are facing increasing scrutiny from Congress over their online dominance and potential to threaten the thousands of small businesses that compete with them.
9:02 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Fed’s Brainard calls for ‘heightened vigilance’ on financial stability Comment comes as central bank releases latest report on financial system vulnerabilitiesFed Governor Lael Brainard on Friday called for ‘heightened vigilance’ of the financial sector, as the central bank released its latest financial stability report.
8:47 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Yovanovitch pushes back against Trump in real time: ‘I ... made things better’ President slams former ambassador; White House denies ‘witness intimidation’ The ousted U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday rebutted a critical tweet about her from President Donald Trump during the second day of open impeachment hearings, as she testified such attacks are “intimidating.”
8:38 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Companies pushing controversial 5G spectrum auction offer to give at least 30% of proceeds to U.S. Treasury Shares in the satellite companies rally on Friday after sliding during the week amid concerns about their auction proposal’s chancesThe satellite companies behind a controversial plan for auctioning off key radio spectrum made a fresh push on Friday to win over sceptics, offering to pay at least 30% of the proposed auction’s net proceeds into the U.S. Treasury.
7:11 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
This forecast predicts barely any growth in U.S. stocks next year — and a big drop if there’s a recession Critical information for the U.S. trading dayFinancial markets are overvalued, according to an Oxford Economics forecast, so don’t expect much in the way of gains for stocks even if a recession is avoided.
7:08 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - Associated Press
Roger Stone found guilty of witness tampering and lying to Congress — could face 20 years in prison The longtime friend of Donald Trump was found guilty on all seven counts against himThe longtime friend of Donald Trump was found guilty on all seven counts against him.
6:17 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
Import prices fall again in October. No inflation entering the U.S. from abroad U.S. import prices have declined 3% in the past 12 monthsThe cost of goods imported into the U.S. fell sharply in October, reflecting declines in a broad array of goods such as petroleum, food, drinks and consumer electronics entering from China. The import price index sank 0.5% last month.
6:10 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Greg Robb
NY Empire State factory index sluggish for sixth straight month in November Empire State index little changed at 2.9 from 4.0 in OctoberFactory activity in the New York region was sluggish for the sixth straight month, according to the Empire State manufacturing survey released by the New York Fed on Friday.
6:00 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Greg Robb
U.S. industrial output falls by most in 17 months in October U.S. industrial output falls 0.8% and 0.5% ex-autos and partsIndustrial output fell 0.8% in October, pushed lower by the GM strike, the Federal Reserve reported Friday.
5:48 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - Associated Press
Marie Yovanovitch says her dismissal played into the hands of ‘shady interests’ Yovanovitch is the former U.S. ambassador to UkraineYovanovitch is the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.
5:43 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
Retail sales rebound, but consumers tighten the reins before the holiday season U.S. retail sales climb 0.3% in October after September declineSales at gas stations, car dealers and internet stores such as Amazon rose in October, but most other retailers posted weak results just before the start of the holiday shopping season. Retail sales increased 0.3% last month.
5:24 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Pelosi says Trump ‘makes what Nixon did look almost small’ Top Democrat blasts president one day after the first public impeachment hearings, also saying ‘all roads lead to Putin’House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasts President Donald Trump just one day after the chamber’s first public impeachment hearings, comparing him unfavorably to Richard Nixon, who resigned in 1974 before the House could vote to impeach him.
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