"Whilst there is a big dispute at the moment, I think there's also potential for resolution," UBS chairman Axel Weber says of the U.S.-China trade negotiations.World Economyread more
The Kingdom and oil and gas industry have been slow to shore up defenses, raising red flags about the possibility of longer term fall-out in the region.Technologyread more
Tensions between South Korea and Japan may ultimately disrupt the high-end tech sectors, says Heenam Choi, CEO at South Korea's sovereign wealth fund.Traderead more
On Sunday, the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will honor the best comedies, dramas, limited and variety series from the last year.Entertainmentread more
Removing Neumann is a difficult decision for Son, who has long believed in WeWork and Neumann's vision to quickly expand the company.Technologyread more
Datadog went public on Thursday and instantly hit a $10 billion valuation, becoming the fourth cloud software debut to reach that level this year.Technologyread more
There are challenges with Iran, North Korea, the Afghan Taliban, Israel and the Palestinians — not to mention a number of trade pacts.Politicsread more
Blackstone Executive Vice Chairman Tony James says he's less optimistic now than before that the U.S.-China trade war could be resolved, but even a smaller deal could help...World Economyread more
In his new memoir, "The Ride of a Lifetime," Iger explains why he decided against the deal to buy Twitter.Technologyread more
In perhaps Buffett's first televised profile, he explained a method of investing that prioritizes bargains and makes use of an occasional baseball analogy.Marketsread more
Gluskin Sheff's David Rosenberg reinforces his recession forecast following the Federal Reserve's September meeting.Futures Nowread more
Hillary Clinton officially accepts the Democratic presidential nomination tonight, becoming the first woman of a major party to do so. The convention featured a ringing endorsement last night from President Barack Obama, who also ripped Republican Donald Trump. (CNBC)
Citing what they believe as the risks of a Trump presidency, Clinton's vice-presidential running mate Tim Kaine, the current Vice President Joe Biden, and former New York City mayor and billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg all spoke on Day 3 in Philadelphia.
Oil will remain in the $45 to $50 per barrel range till mid-2017, with little to change the global oversupply and demand situation, Goldman Sachs said in a research note today. Crude prices were under pressure this morning, after a rough session Wednesday. (CNBC)
European oil majors Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) and Total (TOT) reported sharp declines in profits in the second-quarter, as the low oil price continued to weigh on earnings. Shell earnings were off 70 percent with Total profit down 30 percent. (CNBC)
Whole Foods (WFM) matched estimates with profit, with revenue slightly below forecasts. But same-store sales dropped a greater than expected 2.6 percent, putting the grocer on track for its first yearly decline in that metric since 2009. Shares were lower in the premarket. (CNBC)
Alere (ALR) received a DOJ subpoena, seeking Medicare and Medicaid billing records over the past six years. The stock closed 28 percent lower, but was recovering most of those losses in the premarket. The diagnostic testing firm said it does not believe the subpoena matters were material. (CNBC)
The U.S. watchdog for consumer finances unveiled today a major proposal to toughen regulation of the multibillion-dollar debt collection industry, including a focus on keeping agencies from pushing people to pay debts they do not owe. (Reuters)
The Labor Department is out with its weekly report on initial jobless claims at 8:30 a.m. ET, with economists expecting 261,000 new claims for the week ending July 23, up from 253,000 the prior week.
The Treasury auctions $28 billion in seven-year notes with the results available shortly after 1 p.m. ET, after extremely weak demand for 2-year and 5-year notes earlier in the week.
Alcoa (AA) announced a 1-for-3 reverse stock split, pending shareholder approval at a special meeting in October. The move comes ahead of Alcoa's plan to split into two separate companies.
GoPro (GPRO) lost an adjusted 52 cents per share for its latest quarter, 6 cents wider than estimates, though revenue did beat forecasts. The action video camera maker also reaffirmed its prior full-year forecast, despite waning demand for its products.
Groupon (GRPN) posted a quarterly loss of a penny per share, smaller than the expected 2 cent loss. The daily deals firm saw revenue beat forecasts. Groupon also increased its 2016 revenue and earnings forecasts as it adds new customers.
Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) reported quarterly profit that beat estimates but revenue that missed, as same-store sales grew by a lower than expected 0.3 percent. The restaurant chain increased its dividend by 20 percent and expanded its stock buyback.
Marriott (MAR) earned an adjusted $1.03 per share for the second quarter, 5 cents above estimates, with revenue matching forecasts. The hotel chain said slower economic growth did impact its results, but it's still seeing solid demand among both leisure and business travelers.
AstraZeneca (AZN) saw second-quarter profit drop by almost a third, as generic competition weighs on sales of its best-selling Crestor cholesterol treatment. The drugmaker previously said it plans to cut costs to devote more resources to cancer drugs.
Diageo (DEO) reported a drop in annual profit due to currency volatility, but the maker of Smirnoff vodka and other spirits brand said business was rebounding strongly in the second half of its fiscal year. It expects this to continue into the new year.
The PGA Championship, golf's final major of the season, gets underway this morning at Baltusrol in New Jersey. Henrik Stenson, who held off Phil Mickelson to win the British Open, is set to tee off at 1:45 p.m. ET. (AP)
Nobody won the jackpot in the multi-state Powerball last night, pushing the top prize for Saturday night's drawing to $478 million, the eighth-biggest U.S. lottery prize ever. (NBC News)