EXCLUSIVE-Donald Trump's companies have sought visas to import at least 1,100 workers NEW YORK, July 31- Donald Trump is staking his run for U.S. president in part on a vow to protect American jobs. But this month, one of his companies, the elite Mar-a-Lago Club resort in Florida, applied to import 70 foreign workers to serve as cooks, wait staff and cleaners. Nine companies majority-owned by Trump have sought to bring in foreign waitresses, cooks,...
| By: Mica Rosenberg, Ryan McNeill, Megan Twohey and Michelle
Has cycling become the new luxury lifestyle? As more professionals take to cycling, bike accessories have become a boon market with enthusiasts spending more on clothing than on bikes themselves.
| By: Luke Graham, special to CNBC
Trump's call for mass deportations runs into messy realities NEW YORK- In one of his first forays into policy as a presidential candidate, Republican Donald Trump calls for the deportation of all 11 million people estimated to be living in the country illegally while allowing the "really good people" to return. Deporting them all "is impractical and is opposed by a large majority of Americans," said Clint Bolick, an Arizona...
Source: The Associated Press
| By: By JILL COLVIN and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press
CNBC update: Cincinnati cop pleads not guilty A University of Cincinnati police officer pleads not guilty to murder charged; and Israel's parliament passes a controversial law that permits the force feeding of inmates on hunger strikes, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Volkswagen to offer crash avoidance systems on most U.S. models BELMONT, Calif., July 29- Volkswagen AG, the world's No. 1 automaker, will offer automatic braking and other crash avoidance systems as standard or optional features on most 2016 models sold in the United States beginning later this year, the company said on Wednesday. VW overtook Toyota Motor Corp as the world's largest carmaker by sales in the first half year,...
Tech check in Silicon Valley Scott McNealy, Wayin co-founder, discusses how social media is using big data to grow, and weighs in on tech valuation and venture capital markets.
What does sudden CFO exit mean for BofA? The New York Times explores the environment at Bank of America that led to Thompson's departure and what lies ahead.
Source: The New York Times
| By: Julie Creswell and Michael Corkery
UPDATE 1-Ingersoll-Rand's profit forecast misses estimates July 28- Ingersoll-Rand Plc, the maker of Trane airconditioners and Thermo King refrigeration units, forecast a lower-than-expected current-quarter profit, citing slow growth in its industrial business. The Dublin, Ireland- based company said it expects third-quarter adjusted earnings of $1.15 to $1.19 per share. The company's net profit attributable to...
Why US may not help Puerto Rico Here's why Congress is unlikely to get involved in Puerto Rico's debt problems, says Stephen Myrow.
| By: Stephen A. Myrow, managing partner at Beacon Policy Advisors