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Doing your homework does lead to better investing returns, academic study suggests

CNBC - 5 min 28 sec ago
Research: funds accessing SEC filings each month post 1.5 percent higher annualized abnormal returns next month.

Art Cashin: Any government crackdown on Facebook will be felt across Silicon Valley and Wall Street

CNBC - 6 min 28 sec ago
"Price appreciation, tech represents about 40 to 45 percent of the value of the overall market," Art Cashin says.

Trump talks to Putin following Russian leader's latest landslide re-election

CNBC - 16 min 28 sec ago
The call between Trump and Putin comes as the special counsel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election intensifies.

Dr. Oz: Why it’s crucial that businesses make sure their employees get enough sleep

CNBC - 18 min 28 sec ago
"Quite simply, not sleeping enough can kill us."

Amid the tech turmoil, it’s time to ditch FANG and buy Apple, says technician

CNBC - 21 min 28 sec ago
Tech stocks are getting wrecked, but one technician says there’s one name that you should own amid the turmoil — Apple.

Salesforce is in advance talks to buy MuleSoft, MuleSoft stock jumps

CNBC - 22 min 28 sec ago
A deal could be announced as soon as this week, sources said, cautioning that negotiations had not been finalized and that an agreement was not certain.

The Last Male Northern White Rhino Is Gone

NEW YORK TIMES - 23 min 35 sec ago
The 45-year-old Sudan, the sole remaining male of the rare subspecies of white rhino, died in Kenya.

EU's Juncker criticised for Putin congratulations

SKY NEWS - 40 min 28 sec ago
European Union boss Jean-Claude Juncker has been criticised after his "nauseating" letter of congratulations to Russia's Vladimir Putin failed to mention the Salisbury nerve agent attack.

The top 10 most common remote jobs and how much they pay

CNBC - 40 min 28 sec ago
Now may be a good time to work remotely.

How to lower your credit card costs before the Fed starts hiking rates

CNBC - 47 min 28 sec ago
Carrying a balance on your credit card is about to get more costly.

Google launches a big news initiative to fight false news and help publishers make money

CNBC - 48 min 28 sec ago
The company has pledged $300 million to the program over the next three years.

Six months since Maria hit, frustrating progress on restoring Puerto Rico's power

CNBC - 50 min 28 sec ago
While nearly 92 percent of customers have had power restored, more than 121,000 residents still go without

The 10 best law schools in the US

CNBC - 55 min 28 sec ago
Graduates of these programs earn over six figures.

Warren Buffett, one of the world's wealthiest, reimburses Berkshire Hathaway for postage

CNBC - 1 hour 10 min ago
Warren Buffett tells Berkshire Hathaway that he does not want an increase in compensation.

Child abuse images hidden in Bitcoin blockchain

SKY NEWS - 1 hour 13 min ago
German researchers have discovered that criminals have embedded objectionable content including links to child abuse images within the Bitcoin blockchain.

House Speaker Ryan: Special counsel Mueller 'should be free' to follow through with Russia probe

CNBC - 1 hour 20 min ago
The House speaker's comments come as Republicans face criticism for not taking a hard stance against the possibility of President Trump firing the special counsel.

Trump's steel tariffs will barely hurt China and might start a trade war with European allies

CNBC - 1 hour 22 min ago
While Chinese steel exports to the US are already subject to heavy trade restrictions, the European Union has been largely spared by Washington – until now, it seems.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s US visit is a shopping trip for war

CNBC - 1 hour 30 min ago
Is Saudi Arabia a strategic ally or a millstone around the U.S.'s neck, asks Prof. Ebrahim Moosa.

Fund managers see 'cracks in the bull' market as trade war fears escalate

CNBC - 1 hour 33 min ago
Professional investors see global growth prospects at their lowest level since Brexit as fears of a trade war surge, according to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey.

Beijing Journal: A Beijing Bookstore Where George Washington Is on the Shelves

NEW YORK TIMES - 1 hour 35 min ago
The All Sages Bookstore, run by a onetime Tiananmen Square protester, has survived both the capital’s ferocious property market and the censorship of the Xi Jinping era.

Arianna Huffington avoids 3 common bad habits that can tank your success

CNBC - 1 hour 40 min ago
Thrive Global founder Arianna Huffington reveals the morning routine that sets her up for success.

The 10 best business schools in the US

CNBC - 1 hour 43 min ago
These business schools are worth the hefty pricetag.

Zuckerberg and Sandberg will reportedly stay quiet on Cambridge Analytica until after audit

CNBC - 1 hour 47 min ago
Tech insiders, lawmakers and even Facebook employees have called for input from Facebook's highest executives.

Space medicine: Scientists study aging and the mysterious effects of outer space on the human body

CNBC - 1 hour 48 min ago
Scientists are studying what happens to humans in outer space to learn more about aging and other diseases.

Amazon shares could 'easily' surge 23 percent to hit $1,900 this year, Goldman Sachs says

CNBC - 1 hour 49 min ago
Goldman Sachs analyst Heath Terry said the market's estimates for Amazon are too low.

Reddit user says he owes the IRS $50,000 thanks to bitcoin — here's how to avoid a surprise tax bill

CNBC - 1 hour 50 min ago
"I feel like I might have accidentally ruined my life because I didn't know about the taxes"

Harvard's longest study of adult life reveals how you can be happier and more successful

CNBC - 1 hour 50 min ago
"It turns out that living in the midst of conflict is really bad for our health."

NYC launches investigation into Kushner Cos. false filings

CNBC - 1 hour 53 min ago
The company said it had no rent-regulated apartments when it actually had more than 300 units.

No one won Warren Buffett's March Madness grand prize but 8 employees each got $12,500

CNBC - 1 hour 57 min ago
A series of stunning upsets in the NCAA Tournament busted brackets.

A Glimpse of a Crown Prince’s Dream? Saudi Arabia Invades Iran in CGI

NEW YORK TIMES - 2 hours 4 min ago
An animated video depicts the kingdom’s forces under Mohammed bin Salman marching into Tehran as conquering heroes. Is it serious or a satire?

Goldman Sachs and the CIA? Gary Cohn was reportedly almost named top spymaster

CNBC - 2 hours 12 min ago
Former National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn was almost named the head of the CIA, according to a report from Politico.

Facebook stock is still worth more than Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and McDonald's combined

CNBC - 2 hours 14 min ago
CNBC's Joe Kernen says only time will tell how Facebook deals with its problems.

The suddenly hot job market for workers over 50

CNBC - 2 hours 30 min ago
More companies are hiring experienced seniors in this tight labor market.

Here's how much grads earn 10 years after attending the top US law schools

CNBC - 2 hours 35 min ago
A law degree can prove very lucrative.

United Airlines pauses cargo-hold pet transport after missteps

CNBC - 2 hours 37 min ago
United Airlines is halting the shipment of pets in airplane cargo holds while it studies improvements after the death of a puppy and mistakes in handling other dogs sparked negative publicity.

Facebook is holding an emergency meeting to let employees ask questions about Cambridge Analytica

CNBC - 2 hours 44 min ago
Tuesday's meeting is the first time a large group of employees will have the opportunity to question company leadership.

Suzy Welch: This is the absolute best way to quit a job

CNBC - 2 hours 48 min ago
Your exit strategy can have a huge impact on your future success.

School officials report a shooting at Maryland high school; 'event is contained' and campus is on lockdown

CNBC - 2 hours 48 min ago
School officials on Tuesday reported a shooting at a Maryland high school.

FDA considering restricting menthol and other flavors from tobacco products

CNBC - 2 hours 52 min ago
The Food and Drug Administration is taking the first step toward implementing a rule about the role flavors, including menthol, play in attracting users to certain tobacco products.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross: Judge Trump on his results not what you think might happen

CNBC - 2 hours 54 min ago
"Judge our trade policy by its results," he adds.

US high school on lockdown after shooting

SKY NEWS - 2 hours 56 min ago
A high school in Maryland is on lockdown after reports of a shooting.

Republicans look to unveil spending bill as government lurches toward another shutdown

CNBC - 2 hours 59 min ago
Lawmakers have until midnight Friday to approve a spending bill, or the government's spending authority will lapse for the third time this year.

Wall Street analysts sticking by Facebook, say buy the dip for the ‘extremely compelling’ valuation

CNBC - 3 hours 1 min ago
Wall Street analysts are optimistic Facebook's ad business will stay robust after data scandal.

China’s New ‘Helmsman’ Turns a Congress Into a Coronation

NEW YORK TIMES - 3 hours 11 min ago
President Xi Jinping’s speech on the last day of the National People’s Congress in Beijing was heavy on patriotism and underscored his dominance.

Airlines offer free date changes as spring snowstorm threatens travel

CNBC - 3 hours 15 min ago
Airlines are waiving date-change fees as an early-spring snowstorm heads toward the Northeast.

Here’s how much you really need to earn to take home $100,000

CNBC - 3 hours 18 min ago
Here's a look at the salary needed to clear $100,000 in each state.

It's may be the first day of spring, but the Eastern US is about to get socked with snow

CNBC - 3 hours 21 min ago
Although the calendar may say Tuesday is the first day of spring, the weather won't cooperate across a large chunk of the country.

Nigeria Failed to Act in Schoolgirl Kidnappings by Boko Haram, Report Says

NEW YORK TIMES - 3 hours 28 min ago
Amnesty International accused security forces of doing nothing despite warnings that the militants were nearby. The military said the findings were flawed.

Sarkozy, Ex-President of France, Held for Questioning on Libyan Cash

NEW YORK TIMES - 3 hours 29 min ago
Nicolas Sarkozy is facing an investigation into whether his 2007 election campaign received funding from the regime of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.

Seeking downside protection, investors show interest in actively managed ETFs

CNBC - 3 hours 48 min ago
Migration to passive managed funds continues, but rising rates and market volatility is leading the move from indexing.

From 'Nirvana' to a 'Led Zeppelin' market, PNC Financial predicts no stairway to heaven for gains

CNBC - 3 hours 48 min ago
The market doesn’t have the chops to deliver like it did in 2017, according to PNC's Amanda Agati.

Walmart to bring FedEx shops into 500 of its US stores

CNBC - 3 hours 48 min ago
Walmart is bringing FedEx shops for printing, packing and shipping into 500 of its U.S. stores.

Saudi Arabia wants a nuclear energy deal with Trump. But there are other countries ready to step in

CNBC - 4 hours 9 min ago
The U.S. is under pressure to work with the Saudis toward a nuclear energy program for the kingdom; if it doesn't, China or Russia may fill the void.

How Do You Remove 200,000 Pounds of Trash from Everest? Recruit Yaks.

NEW YORK TIMES - 4 hours 12 min ago
Nepal has begun an ambitious waste management project aimed at “saving the glory of the Everest region” from trekkers’ garbage.

There’s a great rotation happening in the markets, and transports could take the driver’s seat

CNBC - 4 hours 17 min ago
After trailing the S&P 500 over the past year, transports stocks could have their turn in the driver's seat.

Stocks are volatile in the U.S., but it’s even worse across the pond

CNBC - 4 hours 24 min ago
European markets will continue underperforming the U.S., according to a new report from Oppenheimer.

Bumble attacks Tinder for 'bullying' amid bitter row

SKY NEWS - 4 hours 28 min ago
"Woman-founded, women-led" dating app Bumble has attacked Tinder's parent company for its "aggressive corporate culture" amid a lawsuit and attempted takeover.

Facebook facing a level of uncertainty it hasn’t seen before, Goldman Sachs says

CNBC - 4 hours 37 min ago
Facebook's ability to manage the latest crisis over alleged data breaches will ultimately determine its long-term future, according to an analyst at Goldman Sachs.

UN calls for access to Ghouta as 45,000 flee

SKY NEWS - 4 hours 38 min ago
The UN has called for full access to the besieged Syrian town of eastern Ghouta as more than 150,000 civilians flee towns across Syria.

Trade war threat is now Wall Street's top economic fear, survey says

CNBC - 4 hours 46 min ago
Protectionism worries in the CNBC Fed Survey far outpace concerns over inflation, terrorism and even the Fed itself.

Expect higher interest rates and smaller gain for stocks in 2018: CNBC survey

CNBC - 4 hours 46 min ago
The S&P is now seen ending the year at 2,839, about 5 percent higher than the current level.

Is Jim Carrey's latest painting anti-Christian?

SKY NEWS - 5 hours 4 min ago
Jim Carrey's latest painting has caused a stir on social media, with the star accused of being both a "Christaphobe" and sexist.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Whole Foods calls supplier summit amid Amazon angst

CNBC - 5 hours 30 min ago
Whole Foods will host a summit on Tuesday for up to 200 of its suppliers, amid anxiety about how its ongoing business revamp will play out under new owner Amazon.com.

Fifth explosion in Texas as serial bomber hunted

SKY NEWS - 5 hours 50 min ago
A FedEx worker has been injured after a package exploded in Texas as police hunt a suspected serial bomber.

Police fear a serial bomber is behind 4 Texas blasts

CNBC - 5 hours 57 min ago
Police in Texas fear a serial bomber planted four powerful explosive devices that have killed two people and injured four others this month.

Congress struggles to meet a Friday deadline to avoid a government shutdown

CNBC - 6 hours 4 min ago
The U.S. Congress, facing a Friday midnight deadline, toiled to finish writing a $1.2 trillion bill to fund the federal government through Sept. 30.

Wreckage of infamous WWII ship found in South Pacific

SKY NEWS - 6 hours 12 min ago
The wreckage of a military ship hit by Japanese torpedoes in 1942 has been found in the South Pacific.

Dozens of IS hostages found in mass grave

SKY NEWS - 6 hours 46 min ago
Dozens of Indians kidnapped by Islamic State four years ago were set on fire and buried in a mass grave, India's government has revealed.

At War: 15 Years Ago, I Helped Start a War That Hasn’t Ended

NEW YORK TIMES - 6 hours 48 min ago
As the United States enters its 15th year of war in Iraq, a former Marine Corps tanker remembers the invasion that set the occupation, and all its destruction, in motion.

International Herald Tribune: 1893: Arrest of a Suspected German Spy

NEW YORK TIMES - 6 hours 49 min ago
An officer in the German Army was arrested in Rouen, after suspicions arose that he was working there as a spy.

A Saudi War With Iran? It’s a Cartoon, for Now

NEW YORK TIMES - 6 hours 58 min ago
An animated video published by an anonymous pro-Saudi-government group makes a point of showing off the kingdom’s arsenal in an imagined invasion of its regional nemesis, Iran. Some believe Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is behind it.

Credit Suisse head of global equity strategy explains why he still likes tech stocks

CNBC - 7 hours 5 min ago
"Technology is the differentiator for this cycle, which means the market has to be led by tech," says Andrew Garthwaite, Credit Suisse's head of global equity strategy.

Studios should rely more on data to create games, movies and TV shows, exec says

CNBC - 8 hours 2 min ago
Steve Gray of Asteri Networks said people are getting used to choosing the kind of content they want.

Apple grabs two-year lead in 3D sensing race

CNBC - 8 hours 21 min ago
Most Android phones will have to wait until 2019 to duplicate the 3D sensing feature behind Apple's Face ID security.

Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy 'arrested'

SKY NEWS - 8 hours 21 min ago
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is being held in police custody over campaign financing, according to reports.

Trump plans death penalty for drug traffickers

SKY NEWS - 8 hours 37 min ago
Donald Trump has called for drug traffickers to be given the death penalty, declaring: "This isn't about nice anymore."

A metric that is normally associated with major credit concerns is rising once again

CNBC - 8 hours 43 min ago
Over the last few weeks a metric for borrowing rates in the U.S. has started to climb, and it has concerned some investors who trade in financial instruments with very short-dated maturities.

More than half of US homes now subscribe to a streaming service, spending $2.1 billion a month

CNBC - 8 hours 47 min ago
At some point, monthly costs for customers will force them to choose between services, which could pressure companies into reaggregation.

‘We’re Losing the Fight’: Tuberculosis Batters a Venezuela in Crisis

NEW YORK TIMES - 8 hours 48 min ago
The disease, which until recently seemed to be under control in Venezuela, is making an aggressive comeback in the nation, overwhelming its broken health care system.

Last male northern white rhino is put down

SKY NEWS - 8 hours 54 min ago
The last male northern white rhino has died in Kenya, keepers have confirmed.

Profiles in Science: David Reich Unearths Human History Etched in Bone

NEW YORK TIMES - 9 hours 18 min ago
The geneticist at Harvard Medical School has retrieved DNA from more than 900 ancient people. His findings trace the prehistoric migrations of our species.

Those hoping for a stronger dollar on a Fed hike could be very disappointed

CNBC - 9 hours 32 min ago
All eyes are on the Federal Reserve then over the next couple of days and the smart money appears to be set on the first of three or four rate hikes this year taking place on Wednesday.

Tech world experiencing a major 'trust crisis,' futurist warns

CNBC - 9 hours 48 min ago
Big brands have to reestablish trust with consumers on data safety, said futurist Chris Riddell.

Trump only cares about 'specific deficits in specific industries,' says former IMF chief economist

CNBC - 10 hours 3 min ago
Trump's priority is to fix only certain trade deficits, says a former IMF chief economist.

Saudi Arabia celebrates female leaders in push to welcome more women to the workforce

CNBC - 10 hours 43 min ago
The Kingdom has taken a major step in its bid to welcome more women into the workforce.

U.S. and South Korea to Resume Joint Military Exercises

NEW YORK TIMES - 11 hours 1 sec ago
On April 1, the countries will resume the annual drills that they suspended during the Olympics and Paralympics, the Pentagon announced Monday.

Briton posted 'pornographic' photos in Cambodia

SKY NEWS - 11 hours 29 min ago
A British man arrested at a Cambodian pool party has been convicted of posting "pornographic" photos.

The Fed is unlikely to mention the one thing that could really hurt the economy

CNBC - 11 hours 42 min ago
The Fed is expected to upgrade its view of the economy, but it's unlikely to publicly discuss one economic risk.

US and South Korea are resuming joint military exercises next month

CNBC - 11 hours 46 min ago
U.S. and South Korea are resuming joint military exercises next month.

Five Important Takeaways From China’s National People’s Congress

NEW YORK TIMES - 12 hours 36 min ago
Lawmakers revoked term limits for Xi Jinping and made other changes that will shape China for years. Here’s how The Times covered the annual session.

Xi warns Taiwan will face 'punishment of history' for separatism

CNBC - 13 hours 2 min ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned self-ruled Taiwan on Tuesday that it will face the "punishment of history" for any attempt at separatism.

The Weinstein Company files for bankruptcy

CNBC - 13 hours 4 min ago
Harvey Weinstein, the company's ex-chairman, has been accused of sexual harassment and assault.

What’s Next for Humanity: Automation, New Morality and a ‘Global Useless Class’

NEW YORK TIMES - 13 hours 6 min ago
In an event organized by The New York Times and How To Academy, the historian and author Yuval Noah Harari offered his predictions for the future.

Yuval Noah Harari on the Future of Humanity

NEW YORK TIMES - 13 hours 11 min ago
Humans, Mr. Harari warned, “have created such a complicated world that we’re no longer able to make sense of what is happening.”

Analyst who called the last pullback says it's time to buy on the dip again

CNBC - 13 hours 43 min ago
He called it a good buying opportunity, and said there are three sectors to consider: Financials, industrials and tech.

Vienna unbeatable as world's most liveable city in annual survey

CNBC - 13 hours 59 min ago
Vienna is once again the city offering the best quality of life in the world, according to an annual survey from Mercer.