The bond market has entered a financial twilight zone, and at this point, there doesn't seem to be a smooth way out.Market Insiderread more
Trump said he has "been thinking about payroll taxes for a long time" — and he cautioned that "whether or not we do something now, it's not being done because of recession."Politicsread more
After Elon Musk touts Tesla solar on Twitter, Walmart sues the electric vehicle and clean energy company over store rooftop panels that ignited.Technologyread more
Market bull Jeff Saut told CNBC on Tuesday that the lows are in and the market is headed "much higher."Marketsread more
Urban Outfitters reported earnings and same-store sales for the second quarter that beat analyst expectations, while revenue fell short.Retailread more
President Donald Trump believes he has quite the bargaining chip with the European Union.Marketsread more
Some Apple employees have become disillusioned with the group's culture, where some have thrived while others feel sidelined.Technologyread more
The United States does not have a defense against hypersonic weapons, which can travel at least five times the speed of sound, or a little more than a mile per second....Defenseread more
President Donald Trump renewed calls Tuesday to readmit Russia to the G-7 ahead of the group's summit in Biarritz, France, this weekend.Politicsread more
Biden has shown staying power at the top of a jammed Democratic field even as polling numbers for Sanders, Warren and Harris wax and wane.2020 Electionsread more
The FDIC on Tuesday votes to approve a five-agency revision of the post-crisis regulation known as the Volcker Rule.Financeread more
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) is ending exploration in the Arctic waters off Alaska after failing to discover a sufficient amount of crude. The oil giant of up to $4.1 billion as a result. (FT)
Alcoa (AA) today said it would split into two publicly-traded entities, acknowledging its legacy aluminum operations and higher-value auto businesses were diverging and no longer compatible. (Reuters)
Volkswagen's luxury brand, Audi, today said that 2.1 million of its cars globally have been affected by the emissions scandal that's engulfed the German car manufacturer's parent. Meanwhile, German prosecutors reportedly started an investigation into former VW Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn on allegations of fraud. (CNBC)
President Barack Obama and Russian leader Vladimir Putin will meet today at the UN, and each will address the General Assembly, a day after Moscow agreed with Iraq, Syria, and Iran to share intelligence in the fight against the Islamic State terror group. (NY Times)
President Obama will hold a formal meeting tomorrow at the UN with Cuban leader Raul Castro, their second face-to-face since the U.S. and Cuba restored diplomatic relations late last year. (AP)
Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the UN today, after drawing fire from Hillary Clinton. In a tweet, the Democrat presidential candidate called Xi "shameless" for presiding over a UN gender equality conference, given his country's track record on women's rights. (AP)
GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump previewed his tax plan, set to be unveiled today, in a wide-ranging interview on "60 Minutes" that aired Sunday, promising reductions for the middle-class and hikes for some of the very wealthy. (USA Today)
Trump and Ben Carson are running neck and neck in the Republican race, with Carly Fiorina now tied for third place with Marco Rubio, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. On the Democratic side,Clinton has lost ground to Bernie Sanders. (NBC News)
Fiorina got a scare when a large curtain fell across the stage, rod and all, in San Antonio, Texas Sunday. No one was hurt. The former Hewlett-Packard CEO was addressing women business owners. (USA Today)
House Speaker John Boehner Sunday slammed hard-line conservatives as "false prophets" who are merely "spreading noise." Boehner surprisingly announced Friday plans to step down at the end of October. (NBC News)
Richard Rainwater—a high-rolling Texas billionaire with a Midas touch for real estate, entertainment, and oil—died Sunday at 71. He owned a piece of the Texas Rangers baseball team with George W. Bush. (NY Times)
Asian stocks were mixed today, after Chinese industrial profits declined 8.8 percent on year in August, their sharpest drop since 2011, adding to concerns about the world's second-largest economy.
Oil prices fell sharply this morning, paring the bulk of last week's 2 percent rally, despite evidence of slowing U.S. production and a fourth weekly increase in U.S. investor holdings of crude futures.
This week's U.S. economic calendar features August personal income and spending at 8:30 a.m. ET this morning and August pending home sales at 10 a.m. ET.
It's a busy day for Fed speakers, with public appearances today by Fed Gov. Daniel Tarullo, New York Fed President William Dudley, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans, and San Francisco Fed President John Williams.
Facebook (FB) introduced new ad products aimed at television advertisers, ahead of New York City's Advertising Week event. The social network also said it now has 2.5 million active advertisers.
Google-owned YouTube appears to be finalizing plans for its long-in-the-making subscription model: two services, music and videos with no ads, for $10 a month, according to Re/code.
Comcast (CMCSA), parent of CNBC, will buy a 51 percent stake in Japan theme park operator USJ for $1.5 billion. USJ is the operator of Universal Studios Japan.
Sprint (S) will not participate in a scheduled auction of government airwaves set for early 2016, saying it has adequate spectrum for its future needs.
"Hotel Transylvania 2" from Sony Pictures easily topped the domestic weekend box office, with $47.5 million in ticket sales, marking the biggest September debut ever.
Denver Broncos Peyton Manning is not the gunslinger he once was, but in last night's 24-12 win over the Detroit Lions he proved he can still be an effective quarterback. (NBC Sports)
Jordan Spieth Sunday won The Tour Championship and the FedExCup, capping the richest season in golf history in addition to his two major tournament wins. (USA Today)