The Conference Board, a business research group, on Tuesday released the June update for its consumer confidence index.Economyread more
Home prices in April were 3.5% higher than a year earlier, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index.Real Estateread more
Allergan shareholders will receive 0.8660 AbbVie shares and $120.30 in cash for each share held, for a total value of $188.24 per Allergan share.Biotech and Pharmaceuticalsread more
Investors are piling into gold, sending the precious metal to a six-year high on Monday, and analysts think the commodity has established a base to go even higher.Marketsread more
The Congressional Budget Office estimated Tuesday that the national debt will rise to 141% of the economy over the next 30 years — 11 percentage points lower than the agency...Economyread more
Amazon announces that Amazon Prime Day will last for two days, starting July 15.Technologyread more
Joe Biden could face some uncomfortable questions about his record on women this week at the first Democratic presidential debates in Miami.2020 Electionsread more
Investors plow into the precious metal amid the prospects for lower interest rates, a softer global economy and increased geopolitical tensions.Marketsread more
FedEx sued the U.S. to block it from enforcing rules requiring it to police packages coming into the U.S. that may pose a threat to national security — placing the shipping...US Marketsread more
FedEx heads into Tuesday afternoon's earnings deep in a bear market. A failure to deliver could mark a massive buying opportunity.Trading Nationread more
"What else do you have to do that will actually have to affect the Iranians' calculus?" said Amos Hochstein, who served as U.S. special envoy for international energy affairs...World Politicsread more
The "Halftime Report" traders tackled the markets as stocks sank back into correction mode during Tuesday's trading.
Joe Terranova said there likely won't be a significant snap back in stocks anytime soon.
Stephanie Link advised investors to focus on pockets of strength, particularly the groups down the least.
Trader disclosure: On September 1, 2015, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Halftime Report" were owned by the "Halftime Report" traders: Pete Najarian is long AMAT, AAPL, BAC, BMY, BP, CSX, DISCA, DKS, FOXA, GE, KKR, KO, LLY, MRK, PEP, PFE, he is long calls AAL, ABX, ALK, BBY, BEE, BHP, CRM, CSX, CVC, DAL, ETFC, HIG, HIMX, LM, MRO, SLB, VLO, VZ, WLL, XLF, ZIOP, he is long puts AUY, FCX. Today he bought CVC calls. Stephanie Link is long AAPL, BAC, BRCM, CHKP, CRM, DAL, DLPH, EL, ESRX, EXP, GILD, GOOG, GOOGL, HIG, HPQ, INTC, JPM, LLY, LOW, LPX, LULU, MAT, MCD, MS, PRU, RHT, SBUX, SLB, SWK, TIF, UNH, V, VFC, WFC. Today she bought GOOG/GOOGL. Josh Brown is long AAPL, BABA, DE, DNKN, EBAY, FB, FSLR, JMBA, NFLX, PYPL, SAM, SHAK, SPWR, TWTR, XLE, XON. Joe Terranova is long VRTS.