"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
Responding to pressure concerning EpiPen price hikes, Mylan (MYL) this morning announced plans to boost access to its EpiPen Auto-Injector by expanding already existing programs for patients who are facing higher out-of-pocket costs. (CNBC)
Hillary Clinton weighed into the EpiPen controversy Wednesday, tweeting there's no justification for Mylan to hike prices on the allergy treatment by nearly 400 percent in the past few years. In a statement, Clinton said Mylan should lower the costs, "immediately." (CNBC)
Mylan CEO Heather Bresch joins "Squawk Box" first on CNBC at 8:30 a.m. ET.
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump backed away farther from his hardline stance on deporting millions of illegal immigrants, saying he would be willing to work with those who have followed U.S. laws while living in the country. (Reuters)
Trump has spent the week calling for African-Americans to uproot voter trends, and support for him in the November election. But last night, Trump escalated his line of attack, and labeled Hillary Clinton herself a "bigot." (NBC News)
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) continues to reap rich dividends from a canny loan extended to Dow Chemical (DOW) seven years ago. But a recent rally in Dow's stock is putting that income stream at risk. (WSJ-subscription)
Viacom's (VIAB) board is asking Paramount Pictures to come up with a turnaround plan, given the studio's dismal performance over the past five years. Shari Redstone is reportedly unconvinced Paramount is in the right hands. (WSJ-subscription)
Social media outlets including Facebook (FB), Twitter (TWTR) and Google's YouTube are "consciously failing" to stop their sites from being used to promote terrorism and recruit extremists, U.K. lawmakers claimed in a new report. (CNBC)
A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early Thursday after at least 12 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on Kabul's outskirts. (AP)
Rescue crews raced against time looking for survivors from the earthquake that leveled three towns in central Italy. The death toll rose to 247 and Italy once again anguished over trying to secure its medieval communities built on seismic lands. (AP)
In addition to July durable goods and weekly jobless claims at 8:30 a.m. ET, there's Markit Services PMI for August at 9:45 a.m. ET and the Kansas City Fed survey of August business conditions at 11 a.m. ET.
Earnings reports today include Medtronic (MDT), Dollar General (DG), and Dollar Tree (DLTR). On this afternoon's list are GameStop (GME), Splunk (SPLK), and Ulta Salon (ULTA).
HP Incorporated (HPQ), late Wednesday, released third-quarter profit and revenue that beat forecasts, on a rebound in demand for notebook PCs. The company's fiscal fourth-quarter outlook was below estimates.
Tiffany (TIF) reported adjusted earnings of 86 cents per share that beat estimates. But revenue of $932 million fell short. Same-store sales were down 8 percent.
Sears Holdings (SHLD) posted a wider-than-expected loss of $3.70 per share. Same-store sales at Sears stores fell 7 percent, sales at K-Mart fell 3.3 percent. Quarterly revenue, however, beat estimates.
PVH (PVH) reported better-than-expected quarterly results. The clothing maker, whose brands include Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, also raised its full-year guidance.
Guess (GES) issued quarterly earnings that beat estimates, and updated full-year guidance. The fashion house said same-store sales fell 2 percent, but that was still better than forecast.
U.S. soccer officials have suspended goalie Hope Solo from the national team for six months for her sore-loser comments after Sweden eliminated the Americans in the quarterfinal match at the Olympics in Rio. (NBC Sports)
Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, opens to the public in early October. Graceland Holdings, which has overseen Elvis Presley's home since 1982, will run the daily tours. (AP)