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  • Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) joins "Squawk Box" to discuss stock buybacks, the Trump administrations renewed attempts to repeal the ACA and much more. Also joining the conversation as a guest host Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser with Allianz.

  • Why Senator Pat Toomey is against reining in corporate buybacks

    Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) are co-chairing a hearing among Democrats about reining in corporate buybacks. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) joins "Squawk Box" to explain why he has come out against this agenda. Also joining the conversation as a guest host Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor with Allianz.

  • A new proposal by the FDA would raise the SPF standards on products and also provide more specific information on what's in your sunblock. FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the proposal.

  • They are expected to ask the FAA about the program that allows companies to perform functions on the FAA's behalf at a Senate hearing on Wednesday. The panel's findings and recommendations will be presented directly to Chao and the FAA, the Transportation Department said. Acting FAA chief Dan Elwell, National Transportation Safety Board chairman Robert...

  • BRUSSELS, March 25- EU anti-trust regulators said on Monday they had opened an investigation into U.S. aluminium firm Novelis Inc's plans to buy processor Aleris Corps. "Our in-depth investigation aims to ensure that the acquisition of Aleris by Novelis does not have a negative impact on effective competition in aluminium markets and does not lead to less...

  • BRUSSELS, March 25- EU anti-trust regulators said on Monday they had opened an investigation into U.S. aluminum firm Novelis Inc's plans to buy processor Aleris Corps. "Our in-depth investigation aims to ensure that the acquisition of Aleris by Novelis does not have a negative impact on effective competition in aluminum markets and does not lead to less choice...

  • The consortium, which includes UK- based Apax Partners, U.S.-based Warburg Pincus and two Canadian pension funds, is betting in part on Inmarsat's reputation for selling faster and more reliable in-flight Wi-Fi to commercial airlines worldwide. Inmarsat shareholders will get $7.21 cash, or 546 pence per share. Inmarsat does not expect regulators to pose...

  • A Boeing 737 MAX 8 airliner lifts off for its first flight on January 29, 2016 in Renton, Washington.

    346 people have died after two separate crashes involving the plane.

  • WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 14: U.S. President Donald Trump cuts a symbolic piece of red tape during an event at the White House promoting the administration's efforts to decrease federal regulations December 14, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Trump's rhetoric about slashing regulation could boost one Democratic argument: the president has crafted his policy to help big business.

  • An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight from Los Angeles lands at Reagan National Airport shortly after an announcement was made by the FAA that the planes were being grounded by the United States in Washington, March 13, 2019.

    U.S. prosecutors are reportedly looking at whether Boeing provided incomplete or misleading information about the 737 MAX aircraft to U.S. air-safety regulators and customers.

  • A customer uses an automatic teller machine (ATM) at a SunTrust Banks Inc. branch in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. SunTrust Banks Inc. is scheduled to release earnings on January 19. Photographer:

    Regional banks are scrambling to keep up as the likes of J.P. Morgan dot the nation with branches, and many expect a wave of friendly mergers.

  • Buildings and skyscrapers in Jing'an district on October 18, 2018 in Shanghai, China.

    Zhang Xin, chief executive of real estate developer Soho China, said on Saturday that the country's economy is too "soft" for a property tax.

  • The conclusion to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report seems "consistent" with what "any reasonable person" would have thought, Stephen Schwarzman, CEO of Blackstone, tells CNBC's Eunice Yoon on the sidelines of the China Development Forum.

  • *U.S. lawmaker urges Boeing, FAA employees to come forward. WASHINGTON/ JAKARTA, March 22- A U.S. lawmaker on Friday urged current or former Boeing Co and Federal Aviation Administration employees to come forward with any information about the certification program for the 737 MAX, which has suffered two fatal crashes in five months. Boeing and the FAA are under...

  • March 22- Pinterest Inc, the owner of the image search website known for the food and fashion photos that its users post, filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators on Friday, looking to tap into a red-hot market for new stock offerings. The company, which plans to list under the symbol "PINS" on the New York Stock Exchange, set a placeholder amount of $100...

  • March 22- Pinterest Inc, the owner of the image search website known for the food and fashion photos that its users post, filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators on Friday, looking to tap into a red-hot market for new issues. The company, which plans to list under the symbol "PINS" on the New York Stock Exchange, set a placeholder amount of $100 million to...

  • Cause of Action Institute, a watchdog aligned with the conservative political activists David and Charles Koch, asked the District of Columbia Federal Court on Wednesday to require the Commerce department to hand over a copy of the report, which could unleash tariffs of up to 25 percent on imported cars and parts. Last month, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross...

  • The tail and a next generation winglet of a A Boeing 737 MAX 8 are pictured at Boeing Field after its its first flight on January 29, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.

    The FBI is now probing the plane's original certification process.

  • HONG KONG, March 21- Tencent Holdings, Asia's second-most valuable listed firm, reported on Thursday a sharper-than-expected 32 percent fall in fourth-quarter profit, the most on record for a quarter, as a regulatory review by China weighed on its gaming business. China only resumed new gaming approvals in December after suspending the process last March.

  • *Europe, Canada seek own certification for MAX jets. The same panel, the Senate Commerce subcommittee on aviation and space, will also question FAA officials on March 27, likely about why the regulator agreed to certify the MAX planes in March 2017 without requiring extensive additional training. Initial reports from investigators say there are clear...