Many actively managed funds will now be able to list new ETF products without a separate filing with the SEC, effective immediately, the New York Stock Exchange said in a statement. When a firm wants to launch a new kind of exchange-traded fund, it has to apply for "exemptive relief" from the SEC. The SEC has heightened scrutiny of ETFs after an irregular volatility... » Read More
July 21- Al Jazeera Media Network is preparing to make its English language international news channel video content digitally available to U.S. viewers again, according to a July 21 email sent to employees obtained by Reuters. "I am pleased to be able to say that, all going well, AJE will available in the USA, across digital platforms, in September," the email stated.
Bill Baer, Justice Department Antitrust Chief, announces two separate lawsuits against health insurance mergers.
Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf discusses his company's earnings beat, his positive view of the partnership between SoftBank and ARM Holdings, and the outlook for smartphone innovation.
Ag-tech company Indigo announced it raised $100 million in new funding. David Perry, Indigo CEO, discusses tackling agriculture problems and his company's efforts in adding microbes back to plants to create healthier plants.
CHICAGO _ Lawson Products Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $172,000. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 17 cents per share. Lawson Products shares have fallen 12 percent since the beginning of the year.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest information on Elon Musk's master plan for the future of Tesla.
July 20- Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said Wednesday he will roll out a new master plan for the electric luxury car maker this evening, after hints he intends to make Tesla a renewable energy enterprise offering products and services beyond vehicles. Musk told more than 4 million Twitter followers that a "post should go live on Tesla website" around...
WASHINGTON— The brain's nerve cells communicate by firing messages to each other through junctions called synapses, and problems with those connections are linked to disorders like Alzheimer's and epilepsy. Now Yale University researchers have developed a way to picture synapses in living brains. To find a non-invasive approach, the Yale- led team...
Mazda gave the CX-9 bolder styling, a new engine and superb handling for 2016, making it a seven-passenger SUV that separates itself from the crowd. The gas-hungry V-6 of the previous CX-9 is gone. The new turbocharged four-cylinder engine helps account for the exemplary fuel economy ratings that the federal government pegs as high as 22 mpg in city driving and...
*Launches $11 mln digital space in Shanghai. SHANGHAI, July 20- General Electric Co on Wednesday said it would partner with Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to develop smart machines designed to boost productivity, part of a drive to promote its "industrial internet" business in China. We're bringing this to China, we're open for business in China today to be able to do...
Carbon Black's Ben Johnson says there is a need to take collective defensive cybersecurity, such as sharing information to prevent future attacks.
*TechCrunch says Pokemon GO to launch in Japan on Wednesday. *TechCrunch says McDonald's Japan to become game's first sponsor. Pokemon GO, which marries a classic 20- year-old franchise with augmented reality, is now available in 35 countries, mostly in Europe, and technology news site TechCrunch reported the game will be launched in Japan, one of the world's...
Garena's Nick Nash says the interest is in the adoption of innovation in Southeast Asia and whether the region will have a growth story similar to China.
July 19- Sharp growth in its commercial cloud computing business helped lift Microsoft Corp's quarterly revenue above Wall Street's expectations, sending the technology company's shares up more than 4 percent in after-hours trading. "Only two companies are setting the tone of enterprise computing, Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS," said Trip Chowdhry,...
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from the Automated Vehicle Symposium in San Francisco with the latest on how tech companies, automakers and regulators can come together to promote road safety while developing self-driving technologies.
J. Craig Venter, Human Longevity Inc., CEO, on how science is on the verge of finding cancer in its earliest stages.
Discussing the major roadblocks in the way of driverless car advances, with Mary Cummings, head of Duke University humans and automation lab, and Richard Wallace, Center For Automotive Research. This is the most "dangerous period drivers could be experiencing on the way to full autonomy,” says Cummings.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from the Automated Vehicles Summit on autonomous driver guidelines, and comments by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
Former Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley, is tracking where the Pokemon Go users are walking, and hopes to one day provide businesses with more information on how to best cater to this crowd.
Discussing news Nintendo shares nearly doubled, and the company's market cap is now bigger than Sony's, since the Pokemon Go launch, with angel investor Jason Calacanis, and Evernote founder Phil Libin.