Chinese trade negotiators suddenly canceled a visit to meet U.S. farmers after they wrapped up trade talks in Washington this week.Marketsread more
The Pentagon will deploy U.S. forces to the Middle East on the heels of the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, United States Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced...Defenseread more
President Trump also said he is "not looking for a partial deal" with Beijing, moving away from his suggestion last week that he would consider an "interim deal."Politicsread more
Progress on trade talks will determine how far market will move above new highs.Trader Talk with Bob Pisaniread more
"Sure, the trade war's taking its toll on business ... it's just not taking its toll where it was supposed to," Jim Cramer says.Mad Money with Jim Cramerread more
Joe Biden called on President Donald Trump Friday to release the transcript of a call with a foreign leader that is the subject of a whistleblower complaint. Biden described...Politicsread more
For investors taking a breather from the chaos in August, buckle up as the market is about go crazy again, Goldman Sachs warned.Marketsread more
Palantir Technologies is targeting a valuation of at least $26 billion in a private fundraising round, the first for the Peter Thiel-backed data analytics startup in four...Wall Streetread more
Michael Pack, a conservative filmmaker linked to Steve Bannon, saw at least $1.6 million in donations from his nonprofit sent into the coffers of his independent production...Politicsread more
The New England Patriots released Antonio Brown just 11 days after signing the wide receiver. The NFL Super Bowl champion team initially had kept him in the face of a rape...Sportsread more
A tour bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists crashed near a national park in southern Utah, killing at least four people and critically injuring up to 15 others, authorities...U.S. Newsread more
A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day
BREAKING: The FTC has determined Herbalife is not a pyramid scheme. Herbalife shares are soaring in the pre-market.
-Stock futures are flat this morning after yesterday's rally to another set of all-time highs. European markets are lower, but not very much lower, in the wake of the terror attack in Nice.
-Citigroup and Wells Faro post earnings today.
-China's second quarter economic growth has beaten expectations.
-A new report shows that US venture capital investment rebounded in the second quarter.
-A terror attack in Nice, where a man drove into large crowds watching the Bastille Day fireworks with a tractor trailer for about a mile, has left 84 people dead. The now-dead suspect was a 31-year-old French resident born in Tunisia.
-Crude prices are down to the $45/barrel level.
-Gasoline prices rose a bit overnight to $2.22/gallon, national average.
-BP's bill for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is now $61.6 billion.
-Verizon is getting even closer to winning the bidding for Yahoo's core assets.
-Monsanto is expected to reject Bayer's sweetened offer.
-Because of the Nice attack, Donald Trump is postponing his VP choice announcement event. But several reports confirm it's Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.
-In a series of late night votes, the RNC defeated efforts to unbind Trump delegates and allow them to vote for someone else.
-Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton 43% to 40% according to a new national tracking poll from USC/LA Times.
-The new WSJ/NBC/Marist poll shows Hillary Clinton ahead in North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, and Colorado.
-Congressional Democrats aired serious concerns about Hillary Clinton's weakening poll numbers overall in a meeting with her on Capitol Hill yesterday.
-Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he will support a threatened veto by President Obama unless Congress makes changes to the defense bill. The Pentagon opposes the bill's calls for retaining troop levels and giving all troops a bigger pay raise.