Chinese officials are expected to be in Washington this week to hold consultations with the U.S. ahead of high-level trade talks in October.World Economyread more
Saudi Arabia's defense spending is the world's third-largest — behind the U.S. and China, says Gary Grappo, former U.S. ambassador to Oman.Energyread more
President Donald Trump said Monday he's in no rush to respond to a coordinated attack that hit Saudi Arabia's oil industry over the weekend.Marketsread more
The price of oil could go sharply higher, depending on the duration of the disruption at Saudi oil facilities and whether there is a military response.Powering the Futureread more
Energy stocks, one of the worst-performing sectors this year, spiked Monday after an attack on Saudi Arabia's heart of oil production Saturday sent oil prices soaring.Marketsread more
The Saudi-led military coalition battling Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday that the attack on Saudi oil plants was carried out by Iranian weapons and did not originate...Oilread more
After a series of setbacks on the road to an initial public offering, the parent company of real estate start-up WeWork is delaying the move, sources told CNBC Monday.Technologyread more
"The United States military, with our interagency team, is working with our partners to address this unprecedented attack and defend the international rules-based order that...Politicsread more
Crude oil's spike following attacks on Saudi Arabia's energy supply has experts weighing whether or not the gains will last.ETF Edgeread more
"In the old days, the averages would've plunged on this kind of oil shock. I know because I've lived through a bunch of them, starting in 1973," Jim Cramer says.Mad Money with Jim Cramerread more
Traders in the fed funds futures market on Monday were pricing in a 34% chance that the Fed will stay put on rates.The Fedread more
U.S. stock-index futures surged on Friday after a slew of solid earnings reports and on thinking the Federal Reserve might delay the tapering of its stimulus due to a softening global economy.
Futures maintained strong gains after data had housing starts rising 6.3 percent in September after climbing 12.8 percent in August.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Friday voiced concern about income inequality in the United States, saying the wealthiest five percent hold two-thirds of all assets.
After another choppy trading session on Thursday, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard was credited with a bounce-back in U.S. markets, which ended mostly flat, when he said the U.S. Federal Reserve should consider continuing to buy bonds beyond the scheduled end of quantitative easing later this month, due to market turmoil.
The U.S. Federal Reserve has pared back its bond-buying program from $85 billion a month to $15 billion a month, though the central bank it is expected to announce the final tapering of the program when it meets later this month.
On Friday, investors will be looking to see whether Fed chair Janet Yellen will make any comment on the outlook for the U.S. economy when she speaks on economic opportunity at the Boston Fed's 58th Economic Conference.
There was mixed trade in Europe and Asia overnight as investors digested the latest U.S. data, which come after a week of more pessimistic reports that had fueled concerns over a global slowdown.