Trump said he doesn't see a recession after the bond market spooked investors and the Dow suffered its worst day of the year last week.Marketsread more
Americans now say they approve of free trade by 64%-27%, a margin of better than two to one. That's up from 57%-37% early in Trump's presidency, and 51%-41% near the end of...Politicsread more
Stocks in Asia edged up Monday morning as U.S. Treasury yields bounced higher after plunging last week which sent markets into a panic.Asia Marketsread more
Beijing wants to use reforms to support a slowing economy.China Marketsread more
Trump said Cook made a "good case" that it would be difficult for Apple to pay tariffs, when Samsung does not face the same hurdle because much of its manufacturing is in...Technologyread more
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note briefly fell below the 2-year rate on Wednesday, a phenomenon in the bond market known as yield curve inversion, which is...Marketsread more
Despite aggressive strides, Waymo needs one thing before their self-driving cars become a seriously useful transportation system: people. We talked to the ones closest to it.Technologyread more
The hearing will now begin next Monday to allow time for the completion of a previous trial that revolves around former 1MDB unit SRC International, a Kuala Lumpur High Court...Asia Newsread more
"I don't want to do business at all because it is a national security threat," Trump told reporters.Technologyread more
Trump's is due to visit Copenhagen early next month, when the Arctic will be on the agenda in meetings.Europe Politicsread more
The MacBook Pro recall and its subsequent ban from flights underscores the increasing brand risk from problems with lithium-ion batteries.Technologyread more
While many market players consider Friday the 13th an unlucky day, historical data proves that Japanese stocks have traditionally emerged unscathed from the superstition.
2013 proved to be no exception as the Nikkei extended its lucky streak, posting its fourth Friday the 13th rise out of the past five occurrences.
Looking at the past four Friday the 13th performances, the Nikkei climbed three out of four times, while its U.S. and European counterparts didn't see any gains at all.
(Watch now: I'mgoing to stay long the Nikkei: Gartman)
Fear of Friday the 13, referred to as Friggatriskaidekaphobia, occurs at least once a year and could happen as many as three times in a single year.
While some investors may refuse to tempt fate and sell stocks, most experts ultimately take their trading cues from the day's news flow and looming risk events.
(Read more: Dislike of WallStreet hasn't faded with crisis)
"I understand that certain months or even days are traditionally good/bad to beholding risk assets, but I am a short term trader and thus will open a position based on a technical/fundamental view and close if the price action changes. Whether September was a traditionally a bad month would not concern me at all," Chris Weston, market strategist at IG told CNBC.
— By CNBC.com's Nyshka Chandran. Follow her on Twitter