Investors largely expected the FOMC to cut rates by a quarter point.The Fedread more
Activists with Black Lives Matter, who met privately with Buttigieg in the weeks after police shot and killed Eric Logan, say the 37-year-old mayor brushed off their concerns...2020 Electionsread more
The report, published by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, used data from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the Centers for Disease Control to estimate the cost of gun...Politicsread more
Russia slammed Trump's decision to tighten sanctions on Iran following strikes at a crude-processing plant and oil field in Saudi Arabia.Politicsread more
According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann has floated the idea of becoming Israel's prime minister or leader of the world.Technologyread more
Federal prosecutors and commodity regulators have broadened their investigation into spoofing activity after receiving information from traders questioned for spoofing-related...Marketsread more
General Motors announced on Wednesday that it plans to temporarily lay off 1,300 workers at its final assembly plant in Oshawa, Canada due to a slowdown at U.S. plants during...Autosread more
Trump said he "is revoking" a federal waiver that allowed the state to craft its own rules on greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles.Politicsread more
FedEx CEO Fred Smith mentioned Amazon as one of his competitors during Tuesday's earnings call, a shift in stance for a company that's long downplayed Amazon's move into the...Technologyread more
DoubleLine Capital's Jeffrey Gundlach spoke to CNBC on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.Marketsread more
Shares of Roku fell on Wednesday after Comcast announced a new deal on its connected boxes and Facebook launched a new Portal TV device.Technologyread more
A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day
-Stock futures are up a bit after yesterday's losses ended a long winning streak for the Dow. The big Econ data this morning is manufacturing PMI. Earnings will be out for GE and American Airlines.
-Donald Trump's GOP convention speech was filled with promises to fix the economy, but a return to Law and Order and national security were the most oft-repeated messages of the address.
-Ivanka Trump introduced her father, but not before promising that he would advance the cause of working women and moms. She used rhetoric and hinted at policies that are to the left of historic Republican positions.
-Another somewhat groundbreaking moment was when the convention crowd cheered Donald Trump's promise to better protect the LBGT community. Trump responded by saying: "as a Republican, it's so nice to hear you cheering that."
-Openly gay tech billionaire Peter Thiel spoke about how the "fake culture wars" are distracting us from America's economic decline.
-Hillary Clinton could name her VP running mate today. New Jersey Senator Cory Booker is reportedly a surprise new entry on her list of finalists.
-The Democratic National Committee has asked a judge to allow it to keep its convention donor list secretuntil after the convention.
-Crude prices are flat and back to the $44/barrel level. Nat gas is back to $2.68.
-Gasoline prices fell another penny overnight to $2.17/gallon, national average.
-French prosecutors say the Nice truck driver killer planned his attack a year ago and had accomplices.
-Turkey is ramping up the pressure on the US to extradite the Islamic cleric it says instigated last week's bloody failed coup.
-The US Navy's new $12.9 billion super carrier is reportedly riddled with problems and is thus having its deployment delayed.
-Now that Roger Ailes has been forced out at Fox News, an executive shake-up throughout 21st Century Fox is likely.
-North Carolina's controversial transgender bathroom law has prompted the NBA to pull its 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte.