BlackRock assets surge to record $8.68tn

BlackRock assets surge to record $8.68tn

BlackRock’s assets under management swelled to a record $8.68tn in the fourth quarter and chief executive Larry Fink said he expected the momentum to continue in 2021 on the back of robust recovery in the global economy. “We are seeing more participation from clients worldwide in equities,” said Mr Fink,...

Mike Santoli’s market notes: Main action not in the major averages, small caps ripping again

Mike Santoli’s market notes: Main action not in the major averages, small caps ripping again

This is the daily notebook of Mike Santoli, CNBC’s senior markets commentator, with ideas about trends, stocks and market statistics. Source link …

Republicans divided over whether to impeach Trump

Republicans divided over whether to impeach Trump

Republican lawmakers were divided on Wednesday over whether to eject Donald Trump from the White House and prevent him from running for office in the future, as at least five GOP House members signalled they would vote to impeach the president. Jim Jordan, a congressman from Ohio and staunch defender...

Trump Senate impeachment trial likely during Joe Biden presidency

Trump Senate impeachment trial likely during Joe Biden presidency

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., wears a face mask as he participates in a mock swearing-in for the 117th Congress with Vice President Mike Pence in the Old Senate Chamber at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on January 3, 2021. Kevin Dietsch | AFP | Getty Images President...

Coronavirus latest: New York offers vaccine to seniors as CDC urges states to expand rollout

Coronavirus latest: New York offers vaccine to seniors as CDC urges states to expand rollout

Peter Wells in New York Arizona on Tuesday reported its deadliest day of the pandemic, underscoring the state’s status as one of the hottest coronavirus hotspot in the US. Authorities attributed a further 335 deaths to coronavirus, the health department revealed this morning, up from six on Monday. That surpassed the...