Nicolas Sarkozy found guilty of illegally campaign financing

Nicolas Sarkozy Lionel Bonaventure | AFP | Getty Pictures Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was identified responsible of illegal campaign financing over his unsuccessful 2012 re-election bid by a Paris courtroom on Thursday. It was the 2nd responsible verdict this year for Sarkozy, who led France from 2007 to 2012 and retains affect between conservatives …

Chinese A.I. firm SenseTime files for Hong Kong IPO despite crackdown

SenseTime, a Chinese synthetic intelligence firm, has filed to go community in Hong Kong. The move arrives as China continues to tighten regulation on the country’s engineering giants. Pavlo Gonchar | SOPA Illustrations or photos | LightRocket | Getty Illustrations or photos GUANGZHOU, China — One of China’s prime artificial intelligence firms SenseTime has filed …

Why Private Lessons Worth the Money?

Numerous parents believe that getting their child into the ideal preparation school is a pivotal moment in their education and learning. In the 8 years given that he founded the company, Stadlen has actually seen the emphasis shift from GCSE-age pupils to 13-plus to 11-plus, and also now to seven- as well as eight-year-olds. Private …

Trump push for China to probe Biden may not enter trade talks

Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. Fred Dufour | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump’s appeal to China to investigate his political rival Joe Biden has increased the pressure on the president at home, …

What happened to the stock market Friday: ‘Goldilocks’ jobs, Apple

Dow Jones Industrial Average rallies 369 points The Dow closed 372.68 points higher, or 1.42% at 26,573.72. The S&P 500 gained 1.42% to close at 2,951.01. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 1.4% to 7,982.47. Friday’s gains came after the latest U.S. jobs report hit the sweet spot among Wall Street traders. ‘Goldilocks’ jobs report boost stocks …

Dow, S&P 500 will try to snap a 3-week slide as trade talks kick off

Stocks will try to regain their mojo next week as China and the U.S. hold long-awaited trade negotiations in Washington. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.9% this week while the S&P 500 slid about 0.3%. Overall, the two averages posted their first three-week losing streak since August. Wall Street’s poor performance for the week …

CIA’s top lawyer made criminal referral about Trump over whistleblower’s complaint

President Donald Trump arrives to address the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, September 24, 2019. Carlo Allegri | Reuters Weeks before the whistleblower’s complaint became public, the CIA’s top lawyer made what she considered a criminal referral to the Justice Department about the …

Treasury watchdog reviewing handling of Trump’s tax returns

President Donald Trump during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, September 16, 2019. Al Drago | Reuters The Treasury Department’s internal watchdog is investigating how the department handled House Democrats’ requests for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, CNBC confirmed Friday. Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., asked acting Inspector …

Consumers holding up economy, as trade issues weigh it down

It’s trade policy, not Fed policy, that’s slowing economic growth, Loretta Mester, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, told CNBC on Friday. “Global growth is slowing, trade policy has created uncertainty and tariffs have an impact as well,” she said on Closing Bell. “Those factors really account for some of the …

Netflix should buy TV maker to compete in streaming wars

As the streaming wars heat up and competitors look for advantages, Netflix and Apple should consider buying a TV manufacturer, consumer marketing expert Matt Britton told CNBC on Friday. “I think one largely missed element of this is the television itself,” Britton, CEO of consumer intelligence company Suzy, said on “Closing Bell.” “If I were a …