The decision by the Salesforce chief executive Marc Benioff to buy Time magazine raises the question of the duty that executives have to the companies that made them rich.
Oil firmed on Tuesday on signs that OPEC would not be prepared to raise output to address shrinking supplies from Iran and as Saudi Arabia signalled it was in no rush to bring prices down.
Beijing long turned to big banks to help get its way in Washington, but the old back channels have proven ineffective when it comes to trade tensions.
Jim Cramer outlines his game plan for the week ahead and tells investors how to navigate potential trade- and stock-related controversy.
Too-big-to-fail banks are bigger than ever. The Trump administration is deregulating rapidly. The revolving door between Wall Street and Washington is spinning faster. It is looking like financial-crisis history may repeat itself.
China will not buckle to U.S. demands in any trade negotiations, the state-run China Daily newspaper said in an editorial on Friday.
The U.S. was in the early stages of proposing a new round of trade talks with China, sources familiar with the matter told CNBC on Wednesday.
US in early stages of proposing new trade talks with China in the near future
Yet even as officials hurried to deny authorship of the column, it was difficult to ignore Washington's long tradition of false denials.
The hack on Sony Pictures came as a result of anger over the studio's film "The Interview," a comedy about a harebrained scheme to assassinate Kim Jong Un, the North Korean dictator.
Wondering how a cut to capital gains taxes would impact you? Probably very little.
Trump also reiterated his Friday deadline for Canada to join the NAFTA replacement, which Trump coined "The United States-Mexico Trade Agreement" earlier in the week.
U.S. lawmakers warned, however, that a bilateral U.S.-Mexico trade deal would struggle to win approval in Congress.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he's not worried about the flattening yield curve, but in the bond market many see it as warning about the economy and a potential recession.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the progress of NAFTA negotiations following a U.S.-Mexico agreement on Monday, as well as what voters can expect come midterms in November.
Last month, Mnuchin told CNBC he was "closely monitoring" the Chinese currency, the yuan.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discusses the Federal Reserve and Chairman Jerome Powell.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discusses the impact of trade actions on the Chinese economy and other global economies.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discusses the Chinese yuan and trade with China.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discusses the U.S.-Mexico trade agreement and what it means for trade with Canada.