Removing Neumann is a difficult decision for Son, who has long believed in WeWork and Neumann's vision to quickly expand the company.Technologyread more
The Kingdom and oil and gas industry have been slow to shore up defenses, raising red flags about the possibility of longer term fall-out in the region.Technologyread more
Datadog went public on Thursday and instantly hit a $10 billion valuation, becoming the fourth cloud software debut to reach that level this year.Technologyread more
There are challenges with Iran, North Korea, the Afghan Taliban, Israel and the Palestinians — not to mention a number of trade pacts.Politicsread more
Blackstone Executive Vice Chairman Tony James says he's less optimistic now than before that the U.S.-China trade war could be resolved, but even a smaller deal could help...World Economyread more
In his new memoir, "The Ride of a Lifetime," Iger explains why he decided against the deal to buy Twitter.Technologyread more
In perhaps Buffett's first televised profile, he explained a method of investing that prioritizes bargains and makes use of an occasional baseball analogy.Marketsread more
Gluskin Sheff's David Rosenberg reinforces his recession forecast following the Federal Reserve's September meeting.Futures Nowread more
"This would be the most profound violation of the presidential oath of office certainly during this presidency," House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff said.Politicsread more
A 58% majority of registered voters express unease about voting for Trump, but slightly more say the same about Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, while Elizabeth Warren fares only...Politicsread more
The massive market transformation this month that some on Wall Street called a "once in a decade opportunity" might have just been a one-off technical move because of taxes.Marketsread more
The United States must remain "deeply engaged" in global affairs to protect its interests and maintain its leadership role as an international superpower, former Defense Secretary William Cohen said Thursday.
Cohen, a Republican who was President Bill Clinton's defense secretary, disagreed with Donald Trump's suggestions at Wednesday night's debate that the United States is doing favors for other countries.
"The fact is that we are in those countries with their consent and with their financial support," Cohen told CNBC's "Squawk Box." "We are extending the perimeter of democratic countries to prevent those who are not democratic from overwhelming them, so it's in our interests to be there."
Cohen, chairman and CEO of the Cohen Group, said that while he disagrees with the Obama administration's handling of the war in Syria, he believes Hillary Clinton presents a sounder solution.
"I support what Hillary Clinton has been saying about the need for a safe zone [in Syria]," Cohen said. "You have to have a place where these poor people can go and feel that they're being protected."
Cohen said that if the United States does not maintain its global role and instead becomes subject to the isolationist and protectionist measures that the Republican nominee supports, the turbulence of the world will only persist.
"We have to remain deeply engaged in global affairs, and if we're not, then I think you'll see comments coming back to us saying, 'you're losing your leadership role, you need to be much more aggressive diplomatically, economically,'" Cohen said.
The way to move forward, Cohen said, is to remain front and center "on the world stage," so that the United States can continue to set the agenda and establish world order.