A surface-to-air missile shot down a U.S. military drone over the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. official said Thursday.World Politicsread more
President Donald Trump has publicly blamed the Federal Reserve's interest rates hikes for holding back U.S. economic growth.The Fedread more
Slack's public market debut on Thursday will generate billions for venture firm Accel and healthy returns for Andreessen Horowitz and Social CapitalTechnologyread more
China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday morning for a state visit to North Korea — the first by a Chinese state leader in 14 years. Experts say the move...Asia Politicsread more
Gold prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours on Thursday after a dovish U.S Federal Reserve opened the door to further rate cuts, and the 10-year Treasury yield...Metalsread more
Waymo has signed a deal with Renault and Nissan to develop self-driving cars and trucks for use in France, Japan and possibly other countries in Asia, including China, the...Autosread more
Employer medical costs are projected to rise by 6% next year, after averaging about 5.5% annually over the last three years, according to PwC.Health and Scienceread more
Voice technologies have a long way to go before they can be reliably used for health and medical services, but Google is furthest along.Technologyread more
The Fed came very close to promising a rate cut Wednesday, and now markets are focused on a possible July rate cut.Market Insiderread more
Ireland has become the main regulator enforcing rules on how big tech companies collect and process user data under Europe's privacy law called GDPR.Technologyread more
It's crucial to note that the culprit behind attacks on two commercial tankers last week has not been conclusively proven.World Politicsread more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Monday:
Navient - The loan management provider said it expects second-quarter core earnings of about 40 cents a share and full-year earnings of about $1.85 a share. Shares fell more than 13 percent on the news.
JetBlue - Shares inched lower after the airline said passenger revenue per available seat fell about 1 percent in June from a year ago.
Valero Energy - The fuel provider declared a quarterly cash dividend of 40 cents per share. The company also said its board approved a $2.5 billion stock buyback, bringing its total share repurchase program to $2.9 billion. The stock rose about 2 percent after the announcement.
AXIS Capital Holdings - The insurer said it sees second-quarter adjusted earnings of between 90 cents and 96 cents per share. Shares fell about 4 percent in after-hours trading.