The IMF trims its economic growth forecast again as the U.S.-China trade war continues, Brexit worries linger and inflation remains muted.Economyread more
Citigroup thinks Tesla investors hoping for a post-earnings rally later this week should scrutinize a pair of related financial metrics.Investingread more
Olive branches were extended from both China and the U.S. as the two nations are set to restart face-to-face trade negotiations after a monthlong truce.Marketsread more
Coca-Cola topped Wall Street's expectations for earnings and revenue.Food & Beverageread more
New disclosures show Facebook and Amazon each spent more than $4 million on lobbying activity in the second quarter of 2019.Technologyread more
Boris Johnson, one of the biggest voices in the Brexit movement, wins the Conservative Party leadership race by a 2-1 margin.Europe Politicsread more
Disney can nearly double its earnings by 2024, Morgan Stanley said in a note to clients on Tuesday.Investingread more
Amazon is expected to report its second-quarter earnings on Thursday.Investingread more
The largest residential brokerage company in the U.S. is partnering with the largest online retailer in a strategy to boost sales for both.Real Estateread more
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Canaccord Genuity's Tony Dwyer believes stocks are about to fall as much as 5% from their all-time highs.Trading Nationread more
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:
Twitter — Twitter was downgraded to "neutral" from "buy" at SunTrust, which said user growth and engagement continue to be "challenged."
CBS — The media giant filed to take its CBS Radio business public. The company currently operates 117 radio stations and preliminary plans indicate that roughly $100 million would be raised in the planned initial public offering.
Zoetis — The pet vaccine business spun off by Pfizer in 2013 saw Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management cut its stake to 3.8 percent by selling another six million shares in the company. At one time, Pershing had a stake as large as eight percent.
Boeing — Boeing struck new partnership deals with the U.K. government, involving maritime patrol aircraft as well as new research and development spending.
Comcast — Comcast's Universal Pictures scored a number one hit at the box office over the weekend, with "The Secret Life of Pets" chalking up $103.2 million in North American ticket sales. (Disclosure: Comcast is the parent of NBC Universal and CNBC.)
WellCare Health Plans, Centene Corp. — The two companies have each made offers for the Medicare Advantage plans that insurer Aetna is seeking to sell, according to Reuters. Aetna is selling those plans in its effort to gain approval from regulators for its deal to buy Humana.
Kimberly-Clark — The consumer goods maker is shutting down its operations in Venezuela due to a slumping economy, which has resulted in significant consumer inflation and goods shortages.
Nintendo — The gamemaker's shares continue to surge, on the soaring popularity of its new smartphone game Pokeman Go, launched last Wednesday.
Sagent Pharmaceuticals — Sagent will be acquired by Japan's Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical for $736 million or $21.75 per share in cash. That compares to a Friday close of $15.50 for the U.S.-based maker of hospital pharmaceuticals.
Kinder Morgan — The pipeline operator sold a 50 percent stake in its southeastern pipeline system to electric and gas utility Southern Co. for $1.47 billion. Kinder Morgan will use the proceeds to pay down debt.
AstraZeneca — AstraZeneca is considering a late bid for drugmaker Medivation, according to a report on London's Sunday Times. Medivation opened its books to Pfizer and Sanofi last week and is reportedly talking to other potential bidders, as well.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise — The Hewlett-Packard spin-off is considering the sale of some software assets, according to a Bloomberg report. The process is said to be in the preliminary stages and may not results in any deals.
WebMD — Mizuho began coverage on the health care information website operator with a "buy" rating, based on valuation and a dominant market share in a growing pharma online ad market, among other factors.
Halliburton — Jefferies added the oilfield services company's stock to its "franchise pick" list, based on projected recovery in demand growth.
Yahoo — Pivotal Research downgraded Yahoo to "hold" from "buy," based in part on declining market share in digital advertising.
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