The U.S. will likely emerge the winner in a "cold currency war" that is heating up, an expert said.Currenciesread more
These box office numbers do not include the cost of production or marketing costs. They also don't count the billions in merchandising that Disney has made over the last...Entertainmentread more
Tariffs are the only instrument left for addressing China's systematic and excessive surpluses on its U.S. trades, writes Michael Ivanovitch.US Economyread more
In its latest attempt to build market credibility, China on Monday launched the Science and Technology Innovation Board, or "STAR Market," on which 25 companies were listed.China Economyread more
When Cathy Hsu and Tony Hsieh wanted to build an English language app for Chinese children, they decided to follow Facebook and Google's lead.Start-upsread more
Stocks in Asia were lower on Monday, as shares on a new Nasdaq-style technology board on the Shanghai Stock Exchange skyrocketed on their debut day.Asia Marketsread more
Instagram began tests that hide "like" counts on posts. That means influencers who market products on Instagram will have to rely on different metrics to show success.Technologyread more
Peter Neupert worked for Microsoft and Amazon-backed Drugstore.com, where he got to know Jeff Bezos. He now advises start-ups.Technologyread more
The firing of the tear gas was the latest confrontation between police and protesters who have taken to the streets for over a month to fight a proposed extradition bill and...China Politicsread more
Last week shows that oil prices are not the indicator for Middle East tensions they once were, and worries about global demand and growing U.S. production has changed that...Market Insiderread more
Facebook Vice President David Marcus is the face of the company's Libra digital currency, but the original driving force was a 26-year-old female corporate-development...Technologyread more
Apple (AAPL) issued a security update to prevent attacks by rare, highly expensive spyware that exploits flaws in the mobile operating system for iPhones and iPads. Security researchers said it was used to target a Middle Eastern dissident's phone. (USA Today)
In a shift, WhatsApp said it would share its huge database of user mobile numbers with Facebook (FB). The social giant said it would buy the messaging service in 2014 for $19 billion, a deal that later grew to $22 billion as Facebook stock rose. (CNBC)
Volkswagen agrees to pay U.S. dealerships $1.2 billion over the next 18 months to cover the losses dealers claimed as a result of the emission scandal. Two months ago, VW agreed to $14.7 billion deal with federal regulators. (NBC News)
In a closely watched case with others set to come to trial, a Texas jury, agreeing with General Motors (GM), has found an ignition switch in a 2007 Saturn Sky did not cause a 2011 crash that killed one person and injured another. (Detroit Free Press)
Carl Icahn has recently discussed selling his stake in Herbalife (HFL), worth about $1 billion, to a group including the nutritional supplement firm's arch-nemesis Bill Ackman. (MarketWatch)
There needs to be more transparency in drug pricing, but when it comes to the controversy about Mylan's (MYL) pricing hikes of its EpiPen, the company still has a lot of questions to answer, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, told CNBC.
In the first reported death in Japan linked to the Pokemon Go craze, a man who was playing the popular smartphone game while driving struck two pedestrians, killing one. (NY Times)
Days after losing all his major sponsors, American swimmer Ryan Lochte has landed a new endorsement deal, even as the fallout from the Rio Olympics continued. Brazilian police recommended charges against the Olympian for falsely reporting a crime. (Reuters)
A federal judge has ordered the State Department to release by Sept. 13 any emails between Hillary Clinton and the White House from the week of the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya. The additional emails were among thousands uncovered by federal investigators. (Reuters)
Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of making "one of the most brazen attempt at distraction in the history of politics," and attempting to "intimidate" and "bully" voters with her charges that he's fomenting racism with his campaign. (NBC News)
Crude prices were under pressure, despite Iran saying it's ready to cooperate with OPEC to stabilize the oil market. On the supply side, the Baker Hughes North American rig count is out at 1 p.m. ET.
Besides the Yellen address, the government gives more clues on the economy, with its second revision to second-quarter GDP. At 10 a.m. ET, the University of Michigan issues its final consumer sentiment index for August.
The world's largest pension fund, Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund, has blamed a $52 billion quarterly investment loss on the surprise Brexit vote, according to the Financial Times.
GameStop's (GME) second-quarter revenue missed forecasts. The video game retailer cited a lack of new titles and the push by game makers to get consumers to buy directly on their consoles instead of stores.
Ulta Salon (ULTA) reported its seventh straight quarter of double-digit sales growth. The beauty product retailer is also raising its full-year outlook, but those projections are just slightly short of expectations.
Autodesk (ADSK) is raising its full-year guidance, following better-than-expected second-quarter results. The maker of design, engineering, and entertainment software saw a surge in subscriptions.
Pure Storage issued a narrower-than-expected adjusted loss, with revenue topping forecasts. The flash storage firm said says the quarter was driven by healthy demand from cloud customers.
Shares of Splunk (SPLK) were slumping in premarket trading, despite reporting strong revenue and customer growth in the second quarter. The data analytics firm is again raising revenue guidance.
Brocade's (BRCD) third-quarter profit fell 21 percent, due to costs related to its acquisition of ruckus wireless. But adjusted results beat forecasts on a boost in sales of internet protocol networking technology.
Amazon (AMZN) is planning a brick-and-mortar bookstore in Chicago next year. The e-commerce giant opened its first physical store in its hometown of Seattle last year. (Chicago Tribune)
It's National Dog Day. The holiday celebrates all dog breeds, while encouraging awareness that many dogs need to be rescued each year. National Dog Day was started in 2004. (National Dog Day)