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Disinfection professionals wearing protective gear spray anti-septic solution against the coronavirus (COVID-19) at a subway station on February 28, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun | Getty Images The coverage on this live blog has ended — but for up-to-the-minute coverage on the coronavirus, visit the live blog from CNBC’s U.S. team. All times
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Chamath Palihapitiya Heidi Gutman | CNBC Billionaires should be grateful for their good fortune and stop being so sensitive to public criticism and name-calling by politicians, tech billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya said Wednesday. In a heated billionaire-versus-billionaire debate with former hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman, Palihapitiya said that being demonized or labeled “out of touch” is a
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A Home Depot store in Miami, Florida. Getty Images Home Depot is set to report earnings for the fourth quarter before the bell Tuesday and update investors on whether its significant investments in the company are paying off. Here’s what analysts expect, based on Refinitiv data: Earnings per share: $2.10, adjusted Revenue: $25.76 billion Same-store
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Historic England is the country’s official list keeper of the most historically and architecturally significant places in England — places such as monuments, shipwrecks and battlefields. And pubs. Earlier this month, the heritage organization updated 11 English pub listings to reflect their cultural heritage and national importance, with one receiving a coveted Grade I designation.
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Warren Buffett David A. Grogan | CNBC Berkshire Hathaway founder Warren Buffett called out bank stocks as one of his favorite equity holdings in the U.S. market.  “I feel very good about the banks we own. They’re very attractive compared to most other securities I see,” Buffett told CNBC’s Becky Quick on “Squawk Box” on Monday. Banks
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As the energy industry faces a time of reckoning — pressured by consistently low oil prices, high operating costs and a growing sustainable investing movement — oil and gas companies are increasingly turning to Silicon Valley for help streamlining operations and boosting efficiencies. By some estimates, the addressable market for digital oil and gas solutions
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a campaign event on February 17, 2020 in Richmond, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Justin Sullivan When Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., proposed legislation last year to tax stock trades, he decried the “recklessness of Wall Street billionaires” and cited a goal of building an economy
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