Stocks should rally if the U.S. and China agree to new negotiations and a ceasefire in the trade war, but the economic impact of tariffs will continue.Market Insiderread more
Democrats want Mueller's testimony on his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and Trump's efforts to influence it.Politicsread more
The trade war between Beijing and Washington appears to have depressed Chinese property purchases in the United States. China's own actions may also be playing a role.Real Estateread more
More than 300 companies are talking to government officials in Washington about how detrimental the trade war is.Marketsread more
Powell stresses the central bank's independence in a speech that comes amid continuous pressure from the White House to cut interest rates.The Fedread more
The Senate is expected to pass its own version of the border aid legislation, while the Trump administration has threatened to veto both bills.Politicsread more
Markets in Asia fell on Wednesday morning after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell tempered expectations for a potential interest rate cut.Asia Marketsread more
In a text message, Grisham confirmed to CNBC that she will still be working for the first lady even as she takes on her new roles.Politicsread more
Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders is resigning amid the furor over the Trump administration's treatment of migrant children.Politicsread more
NBC is taking the office back from Netflix as it seeks to bolster its own streaming service launching in 2020.Technologyread more
Wayfair employees plan to walk out tomorrow, after no action was taken in response to their opposition to the company supplying border detention camps with beds for children.Retailread more
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:
Walt Disney — Disney's "Zootopia" topped the weekend box office, garnering $73.7 million in North American ticket sales. That marks the company's fourth biggest March opening weekend on record.
Amazon.com — Amazon will restore the encryption feature on its Fire tablets, reversing an earlier decision to remove the security option. The move follows criticism from customers and others.
Yahoo — Yahoo will face an increasing battle with activist investor Starboard Value, according to Reuters, which said Starboard will push for control of the board in talks scheduled for this week. (Disclosure: CNBC has a content-sharing partnership withYahoo's finance site.)
AT&T — AT&T is in the midst of a rate dispute with Spanish language channel Univision, which has resulted in the channel being blacked out for customers of AT&T's U-Verse pay-TV service.
United Continental — The airline's Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz will return to his job from medical leave March 14, after recovering from a heart transplant operation.
Seagate Technology — Seagate employees were hit by a phishing attack that exposed their W-2 information. The disk drive maker said it immediately informed the Internal Revenue Service of the issue and is giving employees two-year memberships in Experian's ProtectMyID service.
Reynolds American — Reynolds may be the target of a takeover attempt by British American Tobacco, according to the Sunday Telegraph. BAT already owns a stake in the tobacco producer.
Dunkin' Brands — The stock was downgraded to "neutral" from "buy" at Guggeheim, with the firm seeing fewer potential upside drivers for earnings in the near term.
GlaxoSmithKline — The drug maker said its already approved Nucala asthma drug maintained its safety and effectiveness profiles over longer terms than had been previously studied.
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