Month: August 2020

Peter Navarro, director of the National Trade Council, speaks to members of the media outside the White House in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. Stefani Reynolds | Sipa | Bloomberg | Getty Images A House oversight subcommittee has opened a probe of all federal contracts negotiated by White House trade advisor Peter Navarro after the
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A computer popup box screen warning of a system being hacked, compromised software enviroment. 3D … [+] illustration. getty The Justice Department has announced action against two hacks of virtual currency exchanges by North Korean actors. According to court documents, the actors stole millions of dollars’ worth of cryptocurrency and laundered the funds through Chinese
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Steve Easterbrook, then-chief executive officer of McDonald’s Corp., speaks during the opening of the company’s new headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, on Monday, June 4, 2018. Joshua Lott | Bloomberg | Getty Images McDonald’s slammed former CEO Steve Easterbrook in a new legal filing on Monday, arguing that he should have to defend his conduct in court. 
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Honeywell (HON), Amgen (AMGN), Salesforce.com (CRM) – Honeywell, Amgen and Salesforce become members of the Dow Jones Industrial Average as of today, replacing Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Raytheon Technologies (RTX). Apple (AAPL) – Apple begins trading on a post-split basis today,
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Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein told CNBC on Monday that he is “still a little nervous” about the stock market’s robust rally from its coronavirus-era lows.  “I think the market has somewhere more to go, but on the other hand, I don’t think it can keep going up forever at this pace,”  Rubenstein said on “Squawk Box.” ”I
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China on Monday announced that manufacturing activity expanded in the month of August as the country continued to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.  The official manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) for the month of August came in at 51.0 as compared to 51.1 in July, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. However, the pace of expansion missed
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We have outlined many factors that impact deferred variable annuity performance: rollup rates and the frequency of their vesting, as well as how long they are applied, step-ups and their frequency, whether rollups stack on step-ups, guaranteed withdrawal rates, death benefits, investment choices, allowed asset allocation and the range of investment offerings, use of volatility-managed
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