Andy Warhol’s artwork, ‘Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)’ is displayed while being auctioned at Sotheby’s on November 13, 2013 in New York City. Andrew Burton | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines midday Monday: Sotheby’s — Sotheby’s shares jumped 57.2% on news that European art collector Patrick Drahi planned to acquire the art
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The United States as a nation should provide monetary help to groups who have been “disproportionately discriminated against historically,” says former Facebook executive Chris Hughes, who has been working to reduce income inequality. The Facebook co-founder, a supporter of providing people in need with a basic income supplement, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” he met Aisha Nyandoro, CEO of
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Businessman standing in front of window with business thinking. baona | iStock | Getty Images The following is a modified excerpt from CNBC cybersecurity reporter Kate Fazzini’s “Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving Adventures in the World of Cybercrime, ” on sale wherever books are sold. Names of corporations and individuals have been changed to protect sources.  In
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Spencer Platt | Getty Images When recent college graduates and friends Zuhayeer Musa and Zaheer Mohiuddin started to break into the software industry, everything they found on the internet about engineering jobs seemed to be missing the actual information they needed: How much do these jobs pay? Software engineers straight out of college often make
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Actor/producer Brad Pitt accepts the PGA Visionary Award during the 26th Annual Producers Guild Of America Awards last January in Los Angeles. Getty Images Hollywood star Brad Pitt, Steve Job’s widow Laurene Powell Jobs and UK-based stock-picker Neil Woodford are all reportedly investing in a little known “cold fusion company,” the Financial Times said on
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Broadcom CEO Hock Tan is paying the price for misjudging President Donald Trump‘s resolve to “bring the Chinese to their knees,” CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday. Trump feels he has to “sacrifice Broadcom on the alter of Huawei” to humble China in trade negotiations, Cramer argued. Last year, Broadcom received about $900 million in revenue
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Retailers looking to offset added costs stemming from the U.S.-China trade war by hiking prices should rethink their strategies, retail consultant and ex-department store executive Jan Kniffen said Friday. “It’s won’t get passed through. The consumer won’t accept it,” the J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide Enterprises CEO told CNBC’s “Squawk Box, ” saying consumers have not
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