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China’s threat to stop exporting rare earth minerals to the United States may not give Beijing much leverage in the ongoing trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.

Chipotle Mexican Grill said its 2019 costs could rise by about $15 million this year if President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexican imports are enacted, and that could mean price increases.

In an emotional speech outside 10 Downing Street, Theresa May says she has “done everything” she could to persuade MPs to back the withdrawal agreement she negotiated with the European Union.

The biggest U.S. gasoline price surge in years is running out of steam just in time for the start of the summer driving season.

Ford Motor said Monday that it is laying off about 7,000 managers and other salaried employees, about 10% of its white collar workforce across the globe, as part of a restructuring plan designed to save the No. 2 automaker $600 million annually.

Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg sat down for an interview with CNBC’s Julia Boorstin on Friday calling for regulation for American tech companies but pushing against the idea of breaking up the social media company.

President Donald Trump said in a tweet storm Friday morning that he is in no rush to finish trade negotiations with China and that tariffs “will make our country stronger.”

Chevron said Thursday it will not submit a new offer to acquire Anadarko Petroleum, walking away from the deal after Occidental Petroleum pulled ahead in a battle to take control of the driller with prized assets in the top U.S. shale oil field.

Wall Street strategists urged calm after the latest threats from President Donald Trump after a series of tweets Sunday afternoon. Trump warned that tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods could rise to 25% on Friday and China was considering canceling this week’s trade talks with the U.S. in light of the threat.

The United States sharply tightened energy sanctions against Iran on Thursday, seeking to cut the Islamic Republic’s exports to zero and ushering in a new era of uncertainty for the oil market.

No one is happy all the time. That’s the message Burger King is trying to communicate with a lineup of burger meals focused on “real” moods to help raise awareness about mental health.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will allow Wynn Resorts to retain its gaming license but will fine the company $35 million, the commission announced Tuesday evening.

According to the latest CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey, 35 percent of small-business owners nationwide said they experienced a “sales slowdown” attributable to the lack of demand from nearby federal workers.

Apple iPhone shipments sunk 19.9 percent during the fourth quarter of 2018, Apple’s fiscal Q1, according to IDC.

Morgan Stanley’s Adam Jonas says Tesla’s control of the electric vehicle market is “unsustainable” and will soon be disrupted by Rivian.