These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell.Market Insiderread more
Mnuchin tells CNBC he's confident President Trump and China's Xi Jinping can make progress in stalled trade talks.World Economyread more
U.S. stock index futures jumped Wednesday morning after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC that the U.S. and China were close to reaching a trade deal.US Marketsread more
JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon says student lending "is a disgrace and its hurting America," he told Yahoo Finance Tuesday.Economyread more
Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CNBC.Politicsread more
Democrats want Mueller's testimony on his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and Trump's efforts to influence it.Politicsread more
Mortgage application volume was 40% higher than a year ago, largely because lower rates are strengthening the refinance market.Real Estateread more
Stocks should rally if the U.S. and China agree to new negotiations and a ceasefire in the trade war, but the economic impact of tariffs will continue.Market Insiderread more
Bitcoin surged as high as $12,919 in early morning trade Wednesday, to its highest level since January 2018.Technologyread more
AbbVie's deal to buy Allergan for about $63 billion is a "nice exit from a tough situation," RBC Capital Markets analyst Randall Stanicky says.Biotech and Pharmaceuticalsread more
Omada Health just raised $73 million at a valuation of around $600 million as it seeks to expand its digital health offerings.Technologyread more
Through the prism of the Good, Bad and Ugly on Wall Street, here are three top items for investors on Friday.
With triple-digit moves in the Dow Jones industrial average becoming the norm again, bond prices have been rising and thus yields have been dropping. Mark Grant, managing director at Southwest Securities, has been correct in saying the 10-year Treasury rate would be likely to see 2 percent before 3 percent. He said that's going to provide support for stocks.
By contrast, Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller appeared on "Squawk Box " and questioned whether all the volatility in stocks is signaling a sharp move lower like in 2000 and 2007 or even 1929. Shiller won the economic prize for research into market prices and asset bubbles.
Looking at the global landscape, there are many troubling signs of weakness—from the IMF's recent economic growth downgrade for this year and next to oil prices sliding below $85 a barrel. Even Fed policymakers, in the minutes from their latest meeting, and whether the stronger dollar could undercut the U.S. recovery.