House Democrats contend the $15 per hour minimum wage bill will lift workers who have not seen the benefits of a strong economy.Politicsread more
Analysts think Microsoft's Azure cloud growth slowed in the fiscal fourth quarter. But Windows revenue could benefit from better-than-expected PC sales.Technologyread more
Trump said the USS Boxer fired on and destroyed Iran's drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday in a "defensive action."Politicsread more
Stocks erased earlier losses, but the rise was kept in check as Wall Street digested a mixed batch of corporate earnings results.US Marketsread more
The Philadelphia Fed saw its primary gauge measuring the sector jump from 0.3 in June to 21.8, far better than Wall Street estimates of 5 and the highest in a year.Economyread more
"It's better to take preventative measures than to wait for disaster to unfold," Williams told the annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association.The Fedread more
The fact that interest rates are relatively low makes the idea of a so-called insurance rate cut later this month an attractive option for the Fed.Market Insiderread more
Video of the event does not show the president disagreeing with his supporters. Instead, it shows that Trump paused as the chant began, allowing his supporters to continue...Politicsread more
President Trump said he's looking at the JEDI Contract that will be awarded to Microsoft or Amazon.Technologyread more
Wealthy clients liquidate some investments every year to cover their tax bill, so presumably this was higher than what Morgan Stanley has seen previously.Financeread more
Hacker Square at Facebook's headquarters pays homage to the company's early motto of moving fast and breaking things.Technologyread more
It has been a huge week for earnings so far, and they continue to roll in. Our "Halftime Report" traders broke out a few names they are watching.
Josh Brown expects Papa John's stock to rally to a new all-time high. "Pizza and food delivery are hot right now," Brown added.
Stephanie Link sees value in AIG. "I like the fact that there is a restructuring story here and the CEO knows he needs to improve conditions," according to Link.
Looking for green? Pete Najarian likes Scotts Miracle-Gro. "This is a growth stock with great yield," Najarian said.
Joe Terranova is cautious on Kate Spade. "A strong dollar and weak US tourism will weigh on the stock," says Terranova.