Wall Street analysts think Facebook's cryptocurrency payments project will give the company a big boost.Marketsread more
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A recent Fed survey showed that workers' confidence for finding a new job after losing their current position was at 61.5% in May.Economyread more
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The red-hot market for new public companies in 2019 like Beyond Meat and Chewy could spell bad news for the stock market, Bernstein says.Marketsread more
The "captive carry flight test" evaluates the mock weapon during flight and is the Air Force's latest step in the budding hypersonic arms race between China and Russia.Politicsread more
It's about time to write off high-growth tech stocks, Goldman warns, saying software carries the highest multiples since the tech bubble.Marketsread more
Profits for major U.S. tobacco companies could be cut in half if the FDA adopts a "maximum nicotine" rule within the next 15 years, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley.Tobaccoread more
Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi has died in court, state television reported on Monday.World Politicsread more
New York Fed President William Dudley said he sees downside risks to his U.S. economic outlook, an assessment that could lead to a longer pause before the next interest rate hike. (Reuters)
U.S. oil prices extended Monday's gains this morning, ignoring a slump in China's manufacturing sector that stirred fears of slowing demand growth, with markets instead focusing on a fall in American and OPEC output. (Reuters)
China's Shanghai composite gained 1.7 percent today, as stock investors digested the surprise move by the Chinese central bank to cut the reserve requirement ratio for banks, and shrugged off those weaker manufacturing figures. (CNBC)
Commitments by China and other major economies over the weekend have that could fuel global market turmoil, said U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew. (Reuters)
Apple (AAPL) and the FBI make their cases , regarding a court order to force the tech giant to help authorities hack the iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters. (Reuters)
In perhaps a ruling that could help Apple in the San Bernardino case, a federal judge in Brooklyn ruled the government the company to unlock an iPhone in a New York drug case. (AP)
Yahoo (YHOO) the goodwill value of Tumblr, more than two years after the struggling Internet firm spent $1.1 billion to buy the microblogging site. (Reuters)
Valeant (VRX) was higher in premarket trading, after losing 18 percent Monday on word of a SEC investigation. Bill Ackman, a large shareholder, expects the drugmaker to quickly sort out the issues hammering the stock. (CNBC)
The federal Medicare program and private health insurers waste nearly $3 billion every year buying cancer medicines that are thrown out, a group of cancer researchers has found. (NY Times)
President Barack Obama meets with Senate Republican leaders today, to press to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. (Reuters)
The State Department has released the last set of emails from the 30,000 messages on Hillary Clinton's private computer server, during her tenure as secretary of state. (NY Times)
The Tuesday session features key economic reports at 10 a.m. ET, with the ISM releasing its February manufacturing index and the government issuing January construction spending figures.
The nation's automakers issue their February sales figures throughout the morning, with analysts looking for an annual sales rate of 17.7 million vehicles for the month.
Earnings reports out this morning include AutoZone (AZO), Dollar Tree (DLTR), Kate Spade (KATE), and Medtronic (MDT), while today's after-the-bell releases come from Ascena Retail Group (ASNA), Bob Evans Farms (BOE), Ross Stores (ROST), and TiVo (TIVO).
Shares of Barclays fell sharply in London and premarket U.S. trading, after the British bank announced further restructuring, a dividend cut, and an 8 percent fall in statutory pre-tax profit last year to $2.9 billion.
Miner and commodity trader Glencore reported $5.8 billion of charges, mostly due to impairments following a slide in commodity prices, and a 32 percent fall in 2015 core profit.
IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) for the London Stock Exchange, which is currently in advanced talks with Deutsche Boerse about a potential $28 billion merger of equals.
SunEdison (SUNE) delayed filing its annual report, as an internal investigation into the solar company's finances continues. The stock was dropping about 20 percent in premarket trading.
Marathon Oil (MRO) is planning a secondary offering of 135 million common shares, and plans to use the proceeds in part to strengthen its balance sheet. The stock was lower in the premarket.
Crocs (CROX) lost 73 cents per share for its latest quarter, more than double the expected red-ink. Revenue did beat forecasts, but the shoemaker battles warned on outlook and the stock was taking a hit premarket trading.
Hertz Global (HTZ) slight beat estimates on earnings but fell short on revenue, blaming soft pricing in the U.S. market. The car rental company lowered its forecasts for the full year.
After logging millions of miles in autonomous-drive mode, one of Google's self-driving cars has finally been the cause of an accident. No one was hurt, but the car steered into a bus in the next lane. (CNBC)