The deal between the White House and Democrats would raise the debt ceiling for two years and permanently end the sequester.Politicsread more
"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
Trade tensions that could lead to layoffs and a pullback from consumers are at the center of the recession case.Economyread 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
Investors with $1 million or more in the market expect the pace of stock market gains to slow over the remainder of 2019. But these wealthy self-directed brokerage account...Investingread 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
A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day
-Stock futures are flat after yesterday's good rally to start the week. We get consumer confidence figures and the Case Shiller home price data this morning.
-Crude prices are back up today to the $47/barrel level.
Gasoline prices held overnight at $2.21/gallon ,national average.
EU TAX WARS
-The EU has ordered Ireland to recover $14 billion in back taxes from Apple after ruling Ireland had no right to negotiate its own rates with the company. (Can you say "Irexit?").
-Today's LA Times/USC poll shows Donald Trump with just under a three point lead over Hillary Clinton.
-The FBI says it's detected cyber breaches of the computerized voting systems in Illinois and Arizona.
-Hillary Clinton has rolled out a new plan to boost metal health care in the US.
-Hershey shares are sharply lower now that Mondelez says it's pulling out of merger talks.
-The Air Force is still in need of drone pilots, so it's now allowing all enlisted men and women to apply for the duty.
-We're just a bit closer to fighter jets with laser cannons: Northrop Grumman has won the contract to start developing that technology.