Cyberattacks against accounting software firm Wolters Kluwer and the City of Baltimore in May showed how the newest wave of malicious hacking can have significant, often...Technologyread more
The European parliamentary election is the second largest democratic exercise in the world.Europe Newsread more
Biden had criticized Kim Jong Un as a "dictator" and a "tyrant" at a recent rally in Philadelphia. North Korean state media responded by calling Biden a "fool of low IQ" among...Politicsread more
Buybacks have gotten a bad rap from both Republicans and Democrats. But stocks would be trading at a massive discount without them.Marketsread more
Microsoft shares have gained 133% since November 2015, outperforming a tech "basket of unicorns" over that stretch.Technologyread more
The president's state visit comes amid tensions with carmaker Toyota over potential auto tariffs. Trump has repeatedly threatened Japanese and European carmakers with tariffs.Traderead more
The IRS is about to release a new draft of Form W-4, which will more closely reflect the changes stemming from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. For workers, that means they'll need...Personal Financeread more
The Mega Millions jackpot has spilled over $400 million. It would be the ninth largest winning since the game began in 2002.Personal Financeread more
Trump was speaking at a meeting of Japanese business leaders in Tokyo during his state visit to Japan on Saturday.Marketsread more
The biggest U.S. gasoline price surge in years is running out of steam just in time for the start of the summer driving season.Energyread more
When commercial real estate investor Manny Khoshbin spent $2.2 million on the fastest production car in the world, he had no idea it would very quickly also become the...Autosread more
Private equity firm Apollo Global Management (APO) has agreed to buy ADT (ADT) for $42 per share, a huge premium, and combine the security firm with Apollo-owned Protection 1. ADT stock surged about 50 percent in premarket trading. (CNBC)
Alibaba Group (BABA) said in a regulatory filing that it owned 33 million shares of Groupon (GRPN) as of Dec. 31. The 5.6 percent stake made Alibaba the fourth-largest stake holder in the struggling daily deals firm. (IB Times)
Apple Pay will be available in China, , for customers of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the biggest lender there. Meanwhile, Apple Music passed 11 million subscribers, 10 percent higher than the figure provided on the company's earnings call just over two weeks ago. (Reuters & Apple Insider)
In the first known reference to Volkswagen's emissions cheating, a VW executive warned management in a 2014 memo about a U.S. investigation into the German automaker's diesel engines. (WSJ)
Attorney General Loretta Lynch is the "most likely candidate " to replace the late conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, according to a leading Supreme Court analyst. Republicans want the next president to choose Scalia's suuccessor. (NBC News)
Donald Trump still leads by a wide margin in South Carolina, according to a new poll, after the weekend's explosive GOP debate in Greenville. Meanwhile, Democrat Hillary Clinton still holds a double-digit lead over Bernie Sanders. (The State)
Facing increasing pressure in South Carolina after lackluster showings in early GOP nominating contests, Jeb Bush brought in older brother and former president George W. Bush to rail on Trump, who fired back at his own Monday event. (NY Times)
At the Grammy Awards, album-of-the-year Taylor Swift called out rapper Kanye West. Meanwhile, Lady Gaga paid tribute David Bowie, while Jackson Browne and members of Eagles honored Glenn Frey. (USA Today)
Economic reports out today include the February Empire State Survey from the New York Fed at 8:30 a.m. ET, and February sentiment report from the National Association of Home Builders at 10 a.m. ET.
Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari, and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren are all making public appearances today. Only Rosengren is a voting policy member.
Kinder Morgan (KMI), Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), and Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) are among the new energy and commodity positions taken by David Tepper's Appoloosa Management, according to the firm's quarterly 13F filing.
Community Health Systems (CYH), of which Tepper holds a small stake, reported an unexpected loss for its latest quarter, with the hospital operator's revenue also falling short. The stock was off about 25 percent in premarket trading.
General Electric (GE) is exploring potential business opportunities involving oil and gasoline in Iran, according to Reuters. That follows a visit to the country recently by the CEO of GE Oil & Gas.
Amgen's (AMGN) anemia drug Aranesp met its primary goal in a late-stage trial, aimed at reducing the need for red blood cell transfusions in certain anemia patients.
Disney's (DIS) Hong Kong theme park lost $19 million in 2015, the first annual loss in four years because of fewer visitors from China. It could be a potential headache with Shanghai Disney set to open in June.
On the heels of Disney's record-setting "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the next installment of the franchise began filming in London this week, with Benicio Del Toro and Laura Dern joining the cast. (NY Times)
Sports Illustrated has created a series of virtual reality videos to accompany its latest swimsuit edition. Time (TIME) said its lucrative issue, boasting 60 million readers, will feature three separate covers. (USA Today)
It's Day 2 of the Westminster Kennel Club 140th Annual Dog Show in New York City, featuring the Sporting, Working, and Terrier groups, as well as the big Best in Show prize. (USA Today)