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James Bullard David Orrell | CNBC This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. St. Louis Fed President James Bullard spoke with CNBC’s Steve Liesman on Friday from the Federal Reserve’s economic policy symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. “You take out the insurance, if nothing happens you take it back,” said Bullard. 
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the Federal Reserve’s two-day Federal Open Market Committee Meeting in Washington, July 31, 2019. Sarah Silbiger | Reuters Federal Reserve members worried over future growth are highly concerned about the U.S.-China tariff battle, citing the issue multiple times during discussions at the central bank’s July
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Adam Jeffery | CNBC Adam Jeffery | CNBC Competition is weighing on Tesla’s sales, according to A.B. Bernstein. The firm said increased competition abroad is responsible for the recent weakness in Tesla’s sales volume. “Our analysis suggests that the deteriorating sales trajectory of the Model S and X may be primarily due to competition, particularly
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Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt on Monday questioned the motivation of Harry Markopolos, the Bernie Madoff whistleblower who unveiled a long list of allegations against General Electric last week in an investigation for a short seller. “One of the ways you can test Markopolos’ bonafides, however, is the fact that the SEC has a whistleblower
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Jamie Dimon, CEO, JP Morgan Chase, speaking at the Business Roundtable CEO Innovation Summit, December 6, 2018. Janhvi Bhojwani | CNBC Shareholder value is no longer the main focus of some of America’s top business leaders. The Business Roundtable, a group of chief executive officers from major U.S. corporations, issued a statement Monday with a
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The allegations by Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos of a $38 billion fraud at General Electric are “at best disingenuous” and “at worst highly inaccurate,” according to Nick Heymann, co-group head of global industrial infrastructure at the William Blair financial services firm. “You got the stock on sale yesterday for absolutely no basis. This is why
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President Donald Trump held a conference call with the CEOs of the three biggest U.S. banks as the stock market plunged Wednesday. Trump held the call with J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, Bank of America‘s Brian Moynihan and Citigroup‘s Michael Corbat, according to people with knowledge of the situation. The Dow plunged 800 points, or 3%, in
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