UBS announced a net profit of $1.4 billion for the second quarter of 2019.Earningsread more
Japan and South Korea are part of a complex and tightly linked supply chain that produces electronic goods such as smartphones and laptops.Technologyread more
Michael Kugelman from the U.S.-based Wilson Center says other issues take precedence in the bilateral dialogue between the United States and Pakistan — namely, Afghanistan and...Asia Politicsread more
Beijing says it can still meet its 2019 growth target of between 6% and 6.5% and continues to roll out stimulus measures to prop up activity. China set a 2019 industrial...China Economyread more
A different oil pricing dynamic has been evolving with new supply calculations based on the U.S. as the world's largest producer.Market Insiderread more
The Massachusetts senator's alarm-sounding on consumer debt neglects to measure it against the growth in the economy and the ability to pay.Economyread more
Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Tuesday, as investors await closely-watched central bank meetings in the coming days.Asia Marketsread more
More than half of Venezuela's 23 states lost power on Monday, according to Reuters witnesses and reports on social media, a blackout the government blamed on an...World Politicsread 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 deal between the White House and Democrats was earlier expected to raise the debt ceiling for two years and permanently end the sequester.Politicsread more
Britain's Antstream is jumping into the cloud gaming battle with a streaming platform for retro titles. And Tencent just backed the company.Technologyread more
Hershey (HSY) shares were tanking about 11 percent in premarket trading, after Mondelez (MDLZ) ends its effort to takeover the chocolate maker. Hershey rejected a $22.3 billion buyout offer. Mondelez shares were gaining about 3 percent in the premarket. (CNBC)
Ahead of the tax order, Apple announced Monday a major product event for Sept. 7, a week from tomorrow. The tech giant is expected to unveil a new iPhone and Apple Watch. One of the rumored features of the new iPhone is the removal of the headphone jack. (CNBC)
An Alphabet (GOOGL) executive has stepped down from Uber's board after nearly three years, a signal of increased overlap in autonomous vehicles. Alphabet's venture capital arm invested $250 million in the ride-hailing firm in 2013. (Reuters)
Fox News is striking back against its former anchor Andrea Tantaros, filing a motion to move her sexual harassment lawsuit into arbitration. In court papers, the network said, "Tantaros is not a victim; she is an opportunist." (NY Times)
Hackers based in Russia were behind two recent attempts to breach state voter registration databases, fueling concerns the Russian government may be trying to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, American intelligence officials tell NBC News.
Hillary Clinton's national lead over Donald Trump has narrowed slightly to 6 points, 48 percent to 42 percent, according to the latest NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll
Wall Street is pricing in a landslide victory for Hillary Clinton, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Market participants also expect a split Congress, with the GOP remaining in control of the House but the Democrats winning the Senate. (CNBC)
Hillary Clinton's life as secretary of State was exhausting. A CNBC reporter read all 3,721 pages of her schedule, finding she met with billionaires and celebrities, often left the office for unexplained appointments, and flew mostly commercial or on Air Force planes.
Beachgoers, boat captains, and business owners on North Carolina's Outer Banks are warily watching two tropical weather systems that could bring heavy rain today and then again over the long Labor Day weekend, summer's last hurrah. (NBC News)
In the lead-up to the Friday's main event, the government's August jobs report, investors get two economic reports today: S&P/Case-Shiller home price data for June at 9 a.m. ET and consumer confidence for August at 10 a.m. ET.
Traders are still adjusting their views on whether they think the economy is strong enough to warrant a Fed interest rate increase, after strong signals from top central bank officials last week that a hike was possible as early as next month.
American Airlines (AAL) President Scott Kirby is leaving the carrier to take on the same role at United Continental (UAL). United CEO Oscar Munoz, who came from the rail industry, created the position for Kirby.
Alaska Airlines (ALK) is planning to cut about 225 management jobs at Virgin America, or about 8 percent of the workforce, starting in October, following the completion of its $4 billion takeover.
Southwest Airlines (LUV) has reached a tentative contract deal with its pilots' union, after four years of talks. The union said the agreement includes retroactive pay increases back to 2013.
More than 40 percent of U.S. Volkswagen (VLKAY) owners have signed on to the diesel emissions cheating settlement. VW plans to spend up to $10 billion to buy back or repair vehicles, and pay owners up to $10,000 each.
Valeant (VRX) is being sued by buyers of its drugs, who claim they were forced to pay sky-high prices stemming from the company's relationship with a specialty pharmacy that helped boost its sales.
Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the deranged reanimator of "Young Frankenstein," has died. He was 83. (AP)