The pace of corporate earnings accelerates today, with two Dow components Boeing (BA) and Coca-Cola (KO) this morning, along with General Motors (GM). Another Dow stock, American Express (AXP), leads the after-the-bell list, along with eBay (EBAY). (CNBC)
While companies are mostly beating on the bottom line, 60 percent have seen weaker revenue growth. Profits are expected to decline by about 4 percent this quarter. (CNBC)
Ferrari (RACE) priced its IPO at $52 per share, at the top of the expected range, valuing the luxury automaker at $9.8 billion. Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) sold 10 percent of its Ferrari stake in the offering. (CNBC)
The European Union has ordered the Dutch government to recover money from Starbucks (SBUX) and Luxembourg to claw back funds from a Fiat Chrysler unit, in a widening crackdown on tax avoidance. (NY Times)
Some children may not get their holiday wishes fulfilled this year as LEGO factories, although running at full speed, struggle to keep up with demand from toy stores in Europe. (Reuters)
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, the New York federal prosecutor who shut down the U.S. online poker industry four years ago, has now set his sights on the daily fantasy-sports business. (WSJ)
A reluctant Rep. Paul Ryan, the 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee, has laid out a series of conditions under which he would seek to become House speaker, replacing retiring Rep. John Boehner. (Reuters)
Syrian President Bashar Assad traveled to Moscow in his first known trip abroad since war broke in his country in 2011, meeting Tuesday with his strongest ally, Russian leader Vladimir Putin. (AP)
Shares of LG surged more than 14 percent today, after the South Korean electronics giant announced it would be providing key components for GM's upcoming electric car, the Chevrolet Bolt EV.
Recently implemented mortgage regulations have put loan applications on a roller coaster ride. Total volume increased 11.8 percent last week, after two weeks of sharp moves in opposite directions.
Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) missed estimates on earnings, but matched forecasts on revenue. Same-restaurant sales grew a better-than-expected 2.6 percent but far below last year's double-digit increases.
JPMorgan Chase (JPM) is close to completing a deal to spin off a $22 billion private equity unit, which has operated within the bank.
Expedia (EXPE) plans to put more information on airline fees on its travel sites, which include Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, and Hotwire.
The New York Mets could eliminate the Cubs on this "Back to the Future" day, after winning Game 3 of the NLCS last night. In the 1989 time travel sequel, Chicago won the World Series. (LA Times)
Today's celebration of "Back to the Future" day marks the date, Oct. 21, 2015, when Marty McFly and company journeyed from 1985 in the film trilogy's second installment. (AP)
Fandango, owned by CNBC's partent Comcast, said it sold eight times as many presale tickets for the upcoming "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" as it did for "The Hunger Games," the previous first-day record holder. (LA Times)