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Navarro: China's 'egregious practices' make it tougher to get a trade deal

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Peter Navarro, director of the National Trade Council at the White House, made the comments on CNBC's "Closing Bell" Monday.

US, Iran clash comes to UN, as Rouhani says he has no plans to meet with Trump

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With oil bubbling higher, the United Nations this week could provide the next catalyst for prices, with both President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani each speaking about U.S. sanctions on Iran.

Jamie Dimon on 2020 rumors: 'I don't think I would be good at' being president

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Jim Cramer sits down with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, who speaks to the current political climate, why he won't run and his vision for government.

Instagram's co-founders to step down from company

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Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned and plan to leave the company in the coming weeks, the New York Times reported.

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Asia stocks fall following US political uncertainty, trade tensions

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Overnight on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 181.45 points, while the S&P 500 slid by 0.4 percent. U.S.-China trade tensions also remained a focus for markets.


Trump praises trade deal with South Korea

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President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have signed the first major agreement of Trump's trade agenda.


A handful of traders actually think the Fed could hike a half point this week

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Everyone knows the Fed is virtually a lock to approve a quarter-point rate hike this week. Some traders, though, think the central bank could get even more aggressive.


Trump to meet with Rosenstein after conflicting reports about deputy attorney general's departure

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NBC News' Pete Williams, however, reported that Rosenstein would not resign of his own accord, and that he will only depart if the White House fired him. He will refuse to resign if asked to do so, Williams added.

GE shares drop to 9-year low as weak power business stumbles

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General Electric shares fell to a new 9-year low on Monday, dropping to levels not seen since July 22, 2009.


Euro rises sharply as Draghi views tighter labor market

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Yields on German debt also spike to levels not seen since mid-June.


Brent crude closes at highest level since Nov 2014 after OPEC refuses to boost output

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Brent crude breaches $81 a barrel on the back of a tightening oil market and OPEC leaders signaling they won't be immediately boosting output.

Italy's budget could boost nationalists at next year's European elections, analyst says

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The 2019 budget that the Italian government is due to present in the coming days has kept investors on their toes.


Iran's latest terrorist attack matters more than OPEC's latest meeting, RBC's Croft says

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Oil market attention was focused on an OPEC meeting in Algeria this weekend, but it was Saturday's terrorist attack in an oil-rich part of Iran that "could have serious security implications."


Saudi Aramco CEO can't say whether IPO will happen by 2020, but government remains committed

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Saudi Arabia remains committed to listing shares of state-owned oil giant Aramco on the stock market, but CEO Amin Nasser says he can no longer offer a timeline for the initial public offering.


Hong Kong's IPO market is headed for a banner 2018

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Hong Kong's booming IPO market is set to reach more than 300 billion Hong Kong dollars ($38.4 billion) in 2018, according to consultancy KPMG.


Apple reportedly spiked original TV shows because of violence, sex as it etches out content strategy

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Apple wants high-quality TV shows with big names and wide appeal, but it doesn't want gratuitous sex, profanity or violence, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, citing producers and agents it spoke to.


Siemens is looking to provide electricity for 300,000 Iraqis in three months, CEO says

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Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser told CNBC he met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad to discuss a plan to expand Iraq's power production capacity and support its economic development.

China accuses US of 'trade bullyism' as both sides impose fresh tariffs

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The official Xinhua news agency said on Monday that Washington was intimidating other countries to submit to its will through measures such as tariffs.

Sky advises shareholders to accept Comcast offer 'immediately'

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U.K. broadcaster Sky has recommended its shareholder accept an offer from Comcast for a $40 billion takeover.


Trump's tariffs threaten to shatter China's economy. It already has cracks

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The world's second-largest economy is in the midst of an intensifying trade war, but that's just one of many challenges it has to face.

Monday, Sep 24

US and China exchange new trade war blows as latest round of tariffs takes effect

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The latest round of taxes targeting U.S. and Chinese goods went into effect Monday, raising the stakes in an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies.

Second woman accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct; he denies it

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In a story published Sunday, The New Yorker reported that Senate Democrats are investigating a new allegation against Kavanaugh from when he attended Yale University in the early 1980s.

Sunday, Sep 23

Risk is rising that all imports from China could be hit with new US tariffs, Goldman Sachs says

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With the world's two largest economies opening a new front this week in their multibillion dollar trade battle, the risk has risen sharply that the U.S. will eventually slap tariffs on all imports from China, Goldman Sachs said on Sunday.

Russia says it has 'significant potential' to hike oil production after Iran sanctions

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Russia could restore production to "October 2016 levels," Energy Minister Alexander Novak said.

Oil industry needs to invest $11 trillion to meet demand through 2040, OPEC says

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The oil industry will need to shell out about $11 trillion over the next two decades to meet the world's growing appetite for crude, OPEC says in its annual outlook.

OPEC, Russia rebuff Trump's call for immediate boost to oil output

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Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said Riyadh had spare capacity to increase oil output but no such move was needed at the moment.

Saturday, Sep 22

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's team said to be preparing for a snap election to save Brexit

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British Prime Minister Theresa May's aides have begun contingency planning for a snap election in November to save both Brexit and her job, the Sunday Times reported.

Comcast outbids Fox in a $39 billion takeover of Sky

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Comcast has outbid Fox in a $39 billion takeover of British broadcaster Sky, after it emerged a clear winner with the highest bid in three rounds.

White House optimistic on China trade, no date for more talks

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Washington does not have a date scheduled for further talks as it assesses Beijing's response to the latest round of tariffs, a senior White House official said.

Friday, Sep 21

China warns US it will 'bear the consequences' for sanctions placed on its military

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Washington has punished Beijing for the purchase of Russian jets and missiles.

Alphabet, Facebook and Netflix are about to destroy the stock market's biggest dividend trade

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The S&P 500 has a big problem: too much return from a handful of technology stocks. It has a plan to fix that, which goes into effect Monday, when Facebook, Alphabet and Netflix are on the move within S&P sectors, with big implications for…

Tim Cook just showed up at a Palo Alto Apple Store as new iPhones go on sale

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Lines were short outside Apple's flagship London store but longer in Singapore and elsewhere.

JPMorgan: An economic cold war may be coming

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"Now we need to think about whether this current trade war will turn into an economic cold war," said Jing Ulrich, managing director and vice chairman of Asia Pacific at J.P. Morgan Chase.

Thursday, Sep 20

Trump blasts OPEC, sending oil prices lower: 'Monopoly must get prices down now'

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The president's comments come just a day after WTI crude oil, the U.S. benchmark, climbed back above $70 a barrel. OPEC is set to meet this weekend.

'Nobody will be satisfied': What European leaders are saying as Brexit talks drag on

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Regret that the U.K. is leaving the European Union and warnings that time is running out to get a Brexit deal typified European leaders' analyses of how negotiations are proceeding.

Fox, Comcast $35 billion takeover battle for Sky heads for one-day auction

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Sky, Twenty-First Century Fox, Comcast and Disney agreed to an auction to settle the bidding war over the British broadcaster.

It's not a trade war, it's a trade skirmish, JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon says

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The dispute over trade and escalating tariffs between the U.S. and China are a "trade skirmish" rather than a trade war, Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive officer of J.P. Morgan Chase, told CNBC on Thursday.