A quarter of the S&P 500 companies report earnings next week, and that could buffet the market as investors await the July Fed meeting.Market Insiderread more
Iran's Revolutionary Guard said the British tanker, Stena Impero, failed to follow international maritime rules.World Newsread more
Amazon hires Trump-allied lobbyist Jeff Miller as battle for Pentagon contract heats up.Politicsread more
In a series of tweets, the president addressed an unusual controversy stemming from a speech delivered Thursday by New York Fed President John Williams.Marketsread more
"You need to understand that we're about to embark on the busiest week of the year for industrial earnings," CNBC's Jim Cramer says.Mad Money with Jim Cramerread more
Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren is lining up against an apparent push to cut interest rates, telling CNBC in an interview Friday that the central bank can...The Fedread more
Companies aren't waiting for the U.S.-China trade war to be resolved, says the head of the world's biggest money manager.Investingread more
Trump's constant berating of the Fed and its actions does not influence the central bank's decisions, Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren says.The Fedread more
The lawsuits allege J&J's talc-based baby powder contained asbestos and caused ovarian and other cancers.Health and Scienceread more
Executives from United Airlines and American Airlines were "shocked" that state-owned airline Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker was also invited to the meeting, according to a...Airlinesread more
J.C. Penney on Friday afternoon issued a statement responding to a report that the embattled department store chain had hired advisors to explore debt restructuring options,...Retailread more
A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day
-Stock futures are a bit higher ahead of the big August jobs report. The consensus expectation is that 180K net new jobs were added last month.
-A net new jobs number of 200K or more has many experts believing that would convince the Fed to boost rates this month.
-Ahead of the jobs report, the yield on the 10-year Treasury note is 1.59%
-The US national debt has hit $19.5 trillion.
-Crude prices are up this morning and at the $43/barrel level, but they're on course for their biggest weekly loss since January.
-Gasoline prices fell overnight to $2.21/gallon, national average.
-Hurricane Hermine is now a tropical storm but is still slamming into Florida's northern Gulf Coast today. Tens of thousands are without power and Gov. Rick Scott believes there will be loss of life.
-Today's LA Times/USC poll shows Donald Trump leading Hillary Clinton by less than one point.
-Clinton hauled in $143 million in August, he rbest fundraising month.
-The Clinton campaign has just announced that it will be starting a special "consumer response team" to monitor prescription drug price hikes.
SAMSUNG NOTE MESS
-Samsung is pulling its new Note 7 from the shelves after several reports of exploding batteries.
-Complaints about the Affordable Care Act are growing now that more enrollees are getting official notifications of major premium hikes for next year.
-US retailers are worried that the collapse of shipping giant Hanjin will lead to supply problems just as they're trying to stock up for the Christmas season.Many of those retailers are asking for the US government to intervene.
-The US carried out more than 100 airstrikes against ISIS in Libya in August, a major increase over previous months.
-The rise in F/A 18 Hornet jet crashes has some experts blaming the problem on the sequester for reduced maintenance and pilot training.