Tensions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war escalated sharply over the last few days, with much happening as Asian markets were shut down for the weekend.China Economyread more
The latest round of tariff announcements in the last few days means that by the end of the year, essentially all Chinese goods exported to the U.S. will be subject to duties.China Economyread more
Futures fell after Trump said the U.S. will raise tariffs on more than $500 billion worth of Chinese imports, increasing trade tensions.Marketsread more
Clouding the G-7 gathering, which represents the world's major industrial economies, are the tit-for-tat tariffs between Washington and Beijing.Politicsread more
China said Friday it will be resuming 25% duties on U.S. autos, and a further 5% on auto parts and components.Asia Marketsread more
World leaders, environmental groups and celebrities have publicly decried the vast swaths of forest being destroyed by the fires.World Newsread more
Education Minister Ong Ye Kung says the Singapore government has been preparing for the challenge of an aging workforce "for the past 20 years."Employmentread more
Stocks in Asia fell Monday morning following an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war late last week.Asia Marketsread more
Carl Medlock used to work at Tesla. Now he's one of the few people in the U.S. that can fix the company's original Roadster electric vehicles.Technologyread more
Hours after President Trump said Sunday he had "second thoughts" about escalating the trade war with China, the White House sought to explain his remark because it was...Politicsread more
President Donald Trump said that he would have a major trade deal with U.K. after it leaves the European Union.Politicsread more
"I'm not a Republican. And I'm not a Democrat either. You know that I view myself just as an American. And I'm looking forward to a great future," Benioff told "Mad Money " host Jim Cramer on Thursday.
Benioff also said that he believes Twitter played an instrumental role in electing the new president. What he is most excited about is that the election is now over, allowing the country to move forward together.
"I certainly respect the results and the will of the American people … I respect democracy. And I want to move forward with an open heart and an open mind," Benioff said.
Moving forward, Benioff said he is a "huge bull" for growth in 2017 to 2019. Looking at the global economy and from what he has heard from customers, Benioff added that many companies have moved past the issues that once plagued American business in 2008.
Salesforce reported earnings on Thursday and delivered a 3-cent earnings beat from a 21-cent basis, with higher-than-expected revenues, which rose 25 percent year-over-year. Management also issued strong guidance for the next quarter and raised the full-year forecast. The stock was up more than 5 percent in after-hours trading in response.
However, while some technology stocks bounced back on Thursday, many have sold off recently. Benioff said, "I think that's silly."