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China's economy grew at its slowest pace in more than five years in the third quarter, official statistics showed Tuesday, but the data still topped estimates.
Asian share markets were mostly lower on Tuesday following a mixed morning session as investors digested key data from China.
Omega Advisors CEO Leon Cooperman spoke with CNBC's "Fast Money: Halftime Report."
The NHTSA said on Monday that certain car owners should "act immediately" to replace defective Takata airbags, affecting 4.7 million vehicles.
Reflecting downgrades to the European economic outlook, the bank doesn't expect the yield to rise to 3 percent until the end of next year.
Toyota Motor on Monday recalled 247,000 vehicles in the U.S. because a Takata-made air bag may rupture.
Earlier Monday, IBM posted quarterly results that badly missed Wall Street expectations, which was enough to drag the entire Dow lower.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
IBM is selling its loss-making semiconductor unit to contract-chipmaker Globalfoundries, the companies announced on Monday.
Dallas Fed President Fisher said stock market volatility has not changed his outlook for ending the central bank's bond-buying program "one iota."
IBM on Monday posted earnings that fell well short of analysts' expectations, after seeing a "marked slowdown" in September.
Asian equities enjoyed a broad-based rally on Monday, tracking a strong U.S. lead, with investor attention focused on developments in China.
Companies making headlines before the bell Friday:
U.S. housing starts and permits rose in September, a signal the market's recovery is supporting signs of growing strength in the broader economy.
Income inequality in the United States is near its highest levels of the past 100 years, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday.
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren told CNBC that policymakers need time to process what's causing widespread turmoil in the financial markets.
Billionaire David Einhorn's hedge fund Greenlight Capital plans to raise money for the first time in two years.
Morgan Stanley reported an 87 percent rise earnings as its trading and wealth management businesses benefited from increased client activity.
General Electric posted higher quarterly net income on Friday, helped by sales of its jet engines and oil and gas equipment.