Wealth

Microsoft came out with major announcements this week, and possibly its biggest hardware risks since Xbox. The Surface Neo, which has two screens with a hinge in between, is coming next year. Plus, the Surface Pro X, is arguably the first ARM-based computer to run full Windows 10. Has Microsoft changed the game here? Or are
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Elizabeth Holmes leaves a federal courthouse in San Jose. Meghan Mariani Defense attorneys for former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes and Sunny “Ramesh” Balwani criticized prosecutors Wednesday for stalling to turn over what they call key documents that would clear their clients. “The evidence produced so far confirms our belief that certain documents directly contradict allegations
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer believes Wall Street should be much more afraid of Bernie Sanders in the White House of than of Elizabeth Warren. Vermont Sen. Sanders, who describes himself as a Democratic socialist, wants to “make people who are billionaires lower than billionaires,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street” on Wednesday. Sanders is “basically
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Leon Cooperman Scott Mlyn | CNBC During Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, many of the Democratic candidates called for ending a favorite tax break of the rich. And now they have some unlikely allies: billionaire, conservative hedge-fund managers. In Wednesday’s Financial Times, hedge-fund manager and longtime Republican supporter Leon Cooperman said that while he opposed
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Five billion dollars. That’s how much Facebook will have to fork over to the government under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. It’s the biggest fine for violating user privacy by a wide margin – 200 times bigger than the previous record, according to the FTC chair. But some are already saying the settlement
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Guests view sneakers on display for “The Ultimate Sneaker Collection” online auction at Sotheby’s on July 15, 2019 in New York City. Dia Dipasupil | Getty Images A collection of sneakers being auctioned by Sotheby’s sold for $850,000, proving that rare sneakers are becoming a coveted collectible. Sotheby’s and digital retailer Stadium Goods opened the
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The wealth tax proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren has sparked a fierce — and increasingly personal — debate between the party’s traditional academic elite and the darlings of the new left. Lawrence Summers, the former Treasury Secretary and longtime economic guru of the Democratic party, published an op-ed in the Washington Post in April saying
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