Items Tagged with 'CNBC'


  • Airbnb petitions SEC for rule change to allow hosts to become shareholders

    Proposed change would allow gig economy workers to become part owners of gig-based companies
    Airbnb is asking the Securities and Exchange Commission for a rule change so its hosts can become part owners in the company, according to a report from CNBC’s Sara Salinas. The rule in question is Rule 701, an SEC rule governing equity awards of private companies. The changes proposed would allow “gig economy” workers to take up shares in the company.
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  • Home builders group: New tariffs on Chinese goods are a tax on housing

    New tariffs are slated to affect materials related to housing construction
    New tariffs against China could add $1 billion in costs to goods involved with housing construction. According to CNBC’s Realty Check, the NAHB estimates that of the 6,000 goods under the umbrella of the latest round of tariffs, roughly 600 products, representing $10 billion in goods, are related to the construction of new apartments and homes.
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  • Trump "not thrilled" with interest rate hikes

    In an interview with CNBC, Trump criticized the Fed's decision to raise interest rates
    President Donald Trump says he is "not thrilled" with rising interest rates and that he is "frustrated" with the Federal Reserve. The president said he fears raising interest rates could jeopardize the economic recovery.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Getting Millennials to buy housing is becoming a joke

    Plus, some hard hitting housing and economic reports
    CNBC reports getting a mortgage is about to get easier. But it's not. At least not with what the reporter is presenting. On the bonus side, it's becoming more and more common to come across funny ways Millennials are intersecting with the houses they don't own. All that and more in your weekly Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • CNBC survey: Yes, the Fed will raise interest rates in December

    Will likely begin balance sheet reduction in October
    A new survey conducted by CNBC shows industry experts are expecting the Fed to raise interest rates in December. While market prices suggest less certainty, 76% of respondents believe the Fed will raise rates. What’s more, many of them also believe the Fed will begin to reduce its balance sheet in October. Here’s what that could mean for the economy.
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  • QE4, but wait there's more?

    Investor raises specter of reviving QE in 2015
    The president of Sri-Kumar Global Strategies warns that 10-year bonds could drop below 2% within six months, and that quantitative easing could be brought back from the dead within a year.
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