"Whether it's this year or next year, the odds of another economic downturn are high — and growing," Warren says.Politicsread more
A group of gold miners stocks "BAANG" are better plays than mega-cap FAANG names, according to John Roque, technical analyst at Wolfe Research.Marketsread more
Equifax will give consumers a range of options for monitoring their credit or making claims of fraud or data misuse, part of a $425 million restitution fund.Technologyread more
The agreement between the White House and congressional Democrats would raise the debt ceiling for two years and permanently end the sequester.Politicsread more
Microsoft and OpenAI announced a new partnership to build artificial general intelligence to tackle more complex tasks than current AI.Technologyread more
There's a reason the film industry doesn't measure the success of modern movies against those of the past — movie ticket inflation isn't an exact science.Entertainmentread more
A US judge presiding over multidistrict litigation alleging J&J's talc baby powder causes ovarian cancer starts hearing from experts Monday.Health and Scienceread more
Air-conditioner maker Lennox International pointed to colder weather as a key reason for cutting guidance and underperforming in the second quarter.Marketsread more
Following a record breaking opening weekend for Disney's "The Lion King," CNBC's Jim Cramer said the company's stock is an "annunity stream" for investors.Investingread more
The Iranian Intelligence Ministry held a briefing on Monday where they announced the alleged spies were Iranian citizens but trained by the CIA.World Newsread more
Two traders say Boeing's on the path to recovery.Trading Nationread more
Shares of Medivation (MDVN) were surging nearly 20 percent in the premarket, after Pfizer (PFE) announced it would acquire the cancer drug firm for close to $14 billion, or more than $80 per share. That's a big premium to an April offer from France's Sanofi (SNY). (Reuters)
Syngenta (SYT) shares were up about 10 percent in premarket trading, after a U.S. national security panel cleared ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of Swiss pesticides and seeds group, boosting the chances of approval of the largest foreign acquisition ever by a Chinese firm. (Reuters)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) hires Paul Herendeen as chief financial officer, effective immediately. Previously, Herendeen had been CFO for drugmaker Zoetis (ZTS). Valeant shares were up about 5 percent in the premarket. (Reuters)
In a victory for controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone, Viacom (VIAB) CEO Philippe Dauman has agreed to resign. Dauman gets an exit package worth about $72 million. Meanwhile, Viacom-owned Paramount saw its big budget "Ben-Hur" remake crash at the box office. (Variety)
Kobe Bryant, the NBA superstar who retired at the end of last season, is expected to unveil a $100 million tech venture capital fund, teaming up with longtime investor Jeff Stibel. The pair have invested in 15 companies together since 2013. (WSJ)
With fewer than 80 days until election day, GOP kingmaker and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson still hasn't put any money toward Donald Trump's campaign, according to newly released filings from the Federal Election Commission. (NBC News)
Kellyanne Conway, new campaign manager for the Trump campaign, said the creation of a "deportation force" for undocumented immigrants was "to be determined." Trump has supported the removal of undocumented immigrants. (NBC News)
As investors digest Fed Vice Chairman Fischer's Sunday remarks and await Fed Chair Yellen's Jackson Hole speech Friday, they won't get any more clues in the form of economic reports on Monday. There are not any major corporate earnings reports either.
Volkswagen (VLKAY) resumes contract talks with suppliers today, trying to resolve a dispute that has halted auto production at some of its plants. VW suppliers accuse the German carmaker of cancelling contracts without explanation or offering compensation.
JPMorgan Chase (JPM) receives $645 million from the estate of Washington Mutual, after settling a dispute with the FDIC arising from its purchase of WaMu during the 2008 financial crisis. JPMorgan will drop more than $1 billion in claims as a result of the settlement.
Facebook (FB) shares could rise by more than 20 percent over the next year on strength of growing ad revenue, according to Barron's. Meanwhile, Mattel (MAT) could return an additional 20 percent to investors, also according to Barron's.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stole the show in a brief appearance at the Rio Olympics closing ceremony last night. He appeared as the Nintendo game character Super Mario and offered a glimpse at Tokyo's plans for the 2020 games. (AP)
In the final medal count from Rio, the U.S. led the way with 121 total medals, with 46 gold, 37 silver, and 38 bronze. China came in second with 70 medals, closely followed by Great Britain at 67. Though Britain did win one more gold than China's 26. (NBC News)