Two cases have also been reported in Thailand and one in Japan. Meanwhile Zambia faces the looming threat of a complete breakdown of its power supply, with exceptionally high debt levels meaning it may be unable to pay for electricity imports, providing a final push towards debt distress. In late December, Amazon told one agency that advertises on behalf of the maker of novelty Trump apparel that it could not place ads for a product because they contained a reference to a political figure. "How to hedge against things going wrong? We now prefer utilities (pure domestic, stable earnings) over staples as a way to generate high dividend," Savita Subramanian, head of U. But NBC News found that countless purveyors of the counterfeit products are hawking their wares in plain sight on social media pages, especially Instagram and Facebook

Stocks in mainland China dropped on Thursday, leading losses among major markets regionally as the death toll rises in China due to a pneumonia-causing virus outbreak. Alex Tai | SOPA Images | Getty ImagesThe world's largest brewer, AB InBev, has signed a deal with renewable energy developer BayWa r. Besides looking at monetary policy, the central bank also has a number of other tasks on its table. However, the optimism entering the new year seems to be fading amid political tensions, including North Korea and the impeachment of President Donald Trump. ET, delivering a sweeping overview of Trump's alleged abuses of power and attempts to obstruct Congress

—Associated Press, Jay Varela and Rima Abdelkader contributed. VIDEO3:3503:35These stocks are flashing a bullish sign into the new yearTrading NationEnergy stocks are joining in on the rally to begin the new year after trailing in 2019. In a chart tracking the unemployment rate against the deficit's percent of GDP, LaVorgna said the two numbers tended to track together, but as the deficit expanded in last several years, they diverged. "It's a tight job market and I'm sure there are a lot to companies that would like to hire them," Epstein added. "In this screengrab taken from a Senate Television webcast, Legal Counsel for President Donald Trump Ken Starr speaks during impeachment proceedings against U

"Tesla's trajectory has indeed been one peppered by big swings. is set to take back its claim that China has been intentionally driving its currency lower. homebuilder, beat Wall Street's estimates and reported new orders rose year over year by 23% in its fourth quarter. "The Cowboys hired McCarthy earlier this week after parting ways with former head coach Jason Garrett who coached the team for 10 seasons. The presidential hopefuls will likely stress their foreign policy credentials again at Tuesday night's primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa

Jonathan Smoke, chief economist of Cox Automotive, cited a record amount of non-housing debt, slowing retail spending and rising severe delinquencies and defaults as potential concerns for the auto industry. Schlumberger (SLB) – The oilfield services company came in 2 cents a share above estimates, with quarterly earnings of 39 cents per share. "Based on sales to consumers with average transaction prices of more than $33,600 per vehicle, J. "As for economic data, German factory output posted its biggest increase in a year and a half in November, rising 1. More from Invest in You:How Walmart and other big firms try to recruit more teenage employeesIndeed and Monster — how job sites work, and why they may not be as important as you think

This kind of esteem not only proves that Netflix can create quality content, just like a traditional studio, but also helps convince independent theater owners to allow future Netflix films to play in their theaters. Though the technology is still at its early stages, analysts believe this is the future. If we view it from a broader scope, then among all the listed companies in the U. Across all of Facebook's properties, the feature now accounts for more than 500 million daily users, according to the company. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar suggested in an interview with the BBC Monday that the EU will be the "stronger team" in post-Brexit trade talks and that striking a deal would be "difficult

"But those skeptics have turned into believers practically overnight," said Cramer, who became a Tesla bull at the end of last year. Drew Angerer | Getty ImagesAttorney General William Barr said during a press conference on Monday that Apple had not helped the FBI crack into password-protected iPhones used by Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, who is suspected of killing three people last month in a shooting at a Navy base in Pensacola, Florida. He allegedly did this by freezing foreign aid to Ukraine in order to pressure its government to open political investigations into former Vice President Joe Biden, a leading contender for the Democratic presidential nomination. EU forces are also stationed in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, and France and Britain have small numbers of special forces in Syria. considers a rogue nation, Cohen said in a "Squawk Box" interview

"Very close events like this for objects we track are on the order of every month or two months," Oltrogge said. "You'll always simply have built your lifestyle and your expenditure around that 90% habit," Kampitsis said. CNBC's Jim Cramer said in a tweet: "I wouldn't trust the market until the future are down, perhaps dramatically to flush out those who think the virus is unstoppable. "CHTR should benefit from its business mix moving toward its growth businesses of residential broadband and commercial services," analyst Brandon Nispel, who also raised his price target on the stock to $576 from $515. The new agreement raises the base salary to $130,000 and creates additional bonuses and prize pools that raise the total compensation by 53%, the WNBA said

Powerful politicians, potentially including President Donald Trump, will also be at the five-day event, which begins Tuesday, laying out the way they have held companies accountable, all while populist rhetoric remains a heated topic during this year's campaign for the White House. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty ImagesA recent trade deal between Beijing and Washington could suffer "collateral damage" if the spread of coronavirus in China causes prolonged demand disruption, according to a recent report by Panjiva Research. The private prisons sector quickly grew into a multibillion-dollar industry and blossomed through Democratic and Republican administrations alike. An American Airlines Boeing 777-200 aircraftNicolas Economou | NurPhoto | Getty ImagesAmerican Airlines fourth-quarter earnings and revenue came in slightly above analyst estimates, despite complications from the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max. "United Technologies"We actually went back and took a look at 2003 and the impact of the SARS virus, and as you'll recall, air traffic slowed down significantly for about three months

Tedros said the emergency committee on Wednesday was split on whether to designate the illness a global health emergency. Investors' attention turns to the 8:30 am ET GDP report on Thursday. In the last edition, Soros expressed his concerns over President Donald Trump's foreign and economic policy. "We still like the front end, but we definitely shifted in the last week," he said. Though bilateral trade deliberations have roiled financial markets for the better part of two years, the White House reached two key trade deals last week that officials say will boost the economy and sent the S&P 500 above 3,300 for the first time ever