Nov 22- Amazon.com Inc on Friday filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims contesting the Pentagon's award of an up to $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft Corp.. Defense Secretary Mark Esper rejected any suggestion of bias in the Pentagon's decision to award Microsoft the contract after Amazon announced plans to challenge it.
"Will the president slaughter a turkey this year, or slaughter the market? I bet he goes for the former," "Mad Money's" Jim Cramer says.
CHICAGO, Nov 22- U.S. nearby soybean futures closed below $9 a bushel on Friday for the first time since September, pressured by improving crop weather in South America and fears that an initial U.S.- China trade deal could be pushed back to next year, analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade January soybeans finished down 4 cents at $8.97 per bushel after dipping to...
Equity markets warmed to China's renewed offer to reach a trade agreement with the United States. Xi said China wants to work out an initial pact and avoid a trade war. Trump reciprocated, saying a trade deal with China is "potentially very close" and also that he stands with both the people of Hong Kong and Xi amid massive protests in the former British colony.
Stocks notched slight gains during Friday's session, but trade uncertainty still led to the market's first weekly drop since October.
Prince Andrew has been ordered to move his private office out of Britain's Buckingham Palace, amid continuing fallout over his former friendship with the deceased sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
NEW YORK, Nov 22- The White House has asked Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley's office for input on the administration's latest proposal to boost the ethanol market in 2020, according to two sources familiar with the matter on Friday, after a flurry of conversations between President Donald Trump and corn-state advocates critical of the plan.
NEW YORK, Nov 22- U.S. Treasury yields were mixed on Friday in choppy trading, as data showing a pickup in manufacturing and services activity was counterbalanced by persistent uncertainty related to trade negotiations with China. "There always seems to be caveats preventing the U.S. and China from getting a trade deal done," said Lou Brien, market strategist, at DRW...
Nov 22- Wall Street rose on Friday with help from positive comments from Washington and Beijing about progress on efforts to reach a U.S.- China trade deal, and from upbeat domestic economic data. President Donald Trump told Fox News a trade deal was "potentially very close" following remarks by President Xi Jinping that Beijing wanted to work out an initial...
Canadian health officials and the pharmaceutical industry are against the proposal.
It's the latest move by the billionaire and his team in the buildup to his likely run for the Democratic nomination for president.
Trump also claimed in the nearly hour-long television interview that "thousands of people would have been killed in Hong Kong" if not for him.
Hong Kong will hold its district council election on Sunday — the first governmental polls since the city's social unrest began in June.
The House Oversight Committee says it needs Trump's records to assess whether new ethics in government legislation is needed.
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.