Wariness over rate cuts lingers

Traders react as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is seen delivering remarks on a screen, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, March 22, 2023. Brendan McDermid | Reuters This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to … Read more

U.S. consumers upbeat on the economy

People cross the street outside the Macy’s Herald Square store in New York City on Dec. 17, 2023. Kena Betancur | Corbis News | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where … Read more

Russia’s war in Ukraine is igniting an old debate in Brussels over debt

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz for a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, February 8, 2023. Sarah Meyssonnier | Reuters Munich, GERMANY — Should we borrow from global markets as one combined entity and raise new debt together? That’s the question hanging on the … Read more

Is progress on inflation stalling?

Prices on displayed in a New York grocery store on Feb. 1, 2023. Leonardo Munoz | Corbis News | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they are. Like what you … Read more

Fears over yet another hot inflation gauge

A man walks past a grocery store on February 01, 2023 in New York City. Wages for workers in most major U.S. cities grew at a slower pace in the final three months of 2022, with inflation still outstripping pay for many workers. Leonardo Munoz | Corbis News | Getty Images This report is from … Read more

Donald Trump Launches Website Selling $400 Sneakers but Claims It’s ‘Not Political’

Donald Trump made an appearance at Sneaker Con in Philadelphia on Saturday to announce a new website that sells Trump-branded sneakers for as much as $400. But if you take a close look at the fine print, this isn’t part of Trump’s effort to become president again. It’s purely a way for Trump to make … Read more

Trump will quit NATO, Hillary Clinton says, as U.S. commitment in question

Former U.S. President and current GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the press at Mar-a-Lago on February 16, 2024, in West Palm Beach, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images News | Getty Images MUNICH, Germany — NATO members on Saturday weighed the U.S.’ possible withdrawal from the military alliance if Donald Trump returns to the … Read more

Germany’s Defense Minister Boris Pistorius says 2% defense spending just the start

Germany’s defense minister said on Saturday that his country’s commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense was just the starting point and that more would likely be needed. Earlier in the day, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz insisted that the 2% spending target would be met “in the 2020s, in the 2030s and beyond.” However, … Read more

Judge Engoron fines ex-president over $350 million

A New York judge Friday ordered Donald Trump to pay more than $350 million in total penalties as part of his ruling in the former president’s civil business fraud trial. Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Arthur Engoron also barred Trump from running a business in New York for three years. He also faces a three-year ban … Read more

Weak U.S consumer spending spells caution

Customers visit Macy’s Herald Square store on December 17, 2023 in New York City.  Kena Betancur | Corbis News | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they are. Like what … Read more