Yang, who announced his candidacy in late 2017, is proposing a 10 percent VAT targeting companies like Amazon and Google. But he said he doesn't believe corporations would abandon the U.S. if they are hit with the tax.
Ed Mills, political policy analyst at Raymond James, and Jim Lucier, managing director at Capital Alpha Partners, join "Closing Bell" to talk about the 2020 election, the Democratic hopefuls and the impact on the market.
A rare blend of personal magnetism and fund-raising might makes Beto O'Rourke immediately formidable in the crowded Democratic presidential race.
The Democratic lurch way left is much like the disruption Republicans felt about decade ago with the rise of the tea party, says John Boehner.
"I worry as an American about the direction of one of our two major parties going toward socialist," says former congressman Eric Cantor.
John Delaney will personally donate $2 to charity for each new donor who contributes to his campaign, according to an announcement posted online Thursday.
O'Rourke has so far emphasized a hopeful message and his personal story rather than hard policy proposals. He has tended to seek more middle ground on issues, while the Democratic 2020 field has been leaning increasingly toward the left.
Relative anonymity is not necessarily a bad thing for O'Rourke as he tries to take on President Donald Trump in next year's election.
Speaking in a coffee shop in Keokuk, Iowa, O'Rourke painted a dour picture of the future, but urged those around him to "find a way to do this," noting that "literally the future of the world depends on us, right now."
The DNC's selection of Milwaukee to host the 2020 convention is the latest step in efforts to repair the damage from 2016.
"It's frustrating to me, but I can't imagine the country being any different," Comey said.
It's a familiar tune for the Republican president, but it comes with some ironic context.
Special counsel Robert Mueller obtained a warrant targeting President Donald Trump's then-personal lawyer Michael Cohen in July 2017, more than a half year before the first publicly known raid on Cohen's home and office.
Dutch historian Rutger Bregman told CNBC on Tuesday that higher tax rates in the U.S. are "necessary to tame this beast we call capitalism."
An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday.
Clinton and Trump agree on this issue, but they're both wrong about how to fix the problem, says Pinar Çebi Wilber.
There isn't a "chorus" behind Donald Trump's debate performance, experts told CNBC.