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Apple CEO Tim Cook and President Donald Trump were in Texas this week, in a high stakes photo-op at the factory in Austin where Apple’s Mac Pro computer is assembled. Cook no doubt wants to make it hard for the president to put tariffs on Mac Pro components. Cook has said unless Apple continues to
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Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers bashed presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s tax proposals on Tuesday, arguing they go too far and could ultimately hurt the American economy. “I don’t think that taxation approaching confiscatory is remotely feasible and, if it was tried, would have catastrophic economic consequences,” the former economic advisor to Barack Obama said
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Lloyd Blankfein, then chairman and chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., smiles during a discussion at the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Lloyd Blankfein hit back at Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday, after she
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Ferrari Roma Source: Ferrari Ferrari unveiled a new front-engine V-8 powerhouse called “the Roma” on Wednesday in its namesake city, expanding its offering of more comfortable touring rides. The company isn’t saying much yet about the Roma, its price or its exact features. But the car looks a bit like a coupe version of the
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Personal computer pioneer Michael Dell on Tuesday defended free market capitalism as the most effective system to drive entrepreneurship and jobs. “If you look at the number of jobs that have been created by the free enterprise system, this is the best thing going,” the Dell Technologies founder said in a “Squawk Box” interview. “We
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Billionaire Mike Bloomberg could enter the presidential race and immediately make a mark, longtime Republican pollster Frank Luntz told CNBC on Friday. “Mike Bloomberg has more money than God,” said Luntz, explaining how the businessman, philanthropist and former New York City mayor could benefit from his wealth if he enters the race. He said Bloomberg
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Scott Olson | Getty Images News | Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren lashed out at billionaire Leon Cooperman on Monday for his stake in student loan servicer Navient and stressed the importance of forgiving student debt. “I care about an entire generation of students being crushed by student loan debt — deferring their
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s wealth tax would not generate enough money to make a dent in income inequality, said David Rubenstein, the billionaire co-founder of private equity powerhouse The Carlyle Group. “I don’t think all of a sudden a wealth tax, for example, would solve all of our society’s problems, if one could
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s sweeping “Medicare for All” plan is too much of a political reach to actually be implemented on Capitol Hill, according to Jared Bernstein, who used to advise her Democratic presidential rival Joe Biden. “A good question for her is, given neither this nor the next Congress will enact your plan, don’t tell
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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren‘s wealth-tax is not the right idea when it comes to raising government revenue and reducing income inequality in America, billionaire and longtime Democrat Ron Baron told CNBC on Friday. “I don’t think Elizabeth Warren would be successful … if she were chosen president in getting through the policies that she’s proposing,”
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who has been surging in Democratic presidential polls, has been softening her attacks on the rich and could win the White House, a billionaire investment titan and major Democratic donor told CNBC on Thursday. “I think she’s pivoting. I think she could win the election because she’s smart, she’s witty and she
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Tiffany Advent Calendar Source: Tiffany&Co. Have a holly, jolly six-figure Christmas. As the countdown to the holiday season begins, Tiffany & Co. is offering branded advent calendars  — with a steep price tag. Each Tiffany-blue, 24-day calendar will set you back $112,000.  The luxury jewelry retailer released four exclusive “Ultimate Advent Calendars” that will include
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