Of all the cases of economic espionage charged by the DOJ's National Security Division since 2012, more than 80% of them implicated China.World Politicsread more
"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
Cryptocurrency fans will hope the futures contracts, which are federally regulated, can provide some much-needed legitimacy to bitcoin.Cryptocurrencyread more
Despite mixed fan and critic reactions to the final season of "Game of Thrones," the eight-season epic took home the top prize in the drama category at the Emmy Awards on...Entertainmentread more
There are alternative financial centers and investors can turn to Singapore, Tokyo or Shanghai if Hong Kong doesn't "shape up," says the founder and chairman of Citic Capital.Asia 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 honored the best comedies, dramas, limited and variety series from the last year.Entertainmentread more
U.S. President Donald Trump's national security advisor said on Sunday that White House Asia policy adviser Matt Pottinger would become his top deputy.Politicsread 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
North Korea said it tested a miniaturized nuclear warhead today, as protection against "threats and sanctions." President Barack Obama promised "serious consequences" for provocative actions. The nuclear test was the rogue nation's fifth. (CNBC)
China, the only ally of North Korea, quickly urged restraint after the nuclear test. State-run news officials said the move was "unwise," another sign of Beijing's growing frustration with Pyongyang. (CNBC)
Hillary Clinton meets today with a bipartisan group of former national security officials, including ousted former CIA Director David Petraeus and former George W. Bush Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff. (Politico)
Donald Trump's campaign has reaffirmed its embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin, signaling a preference for the leadership of the authoritarian adversary over President Barack Obama. (NY Times)
Airline passengers should not turn on or charge their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones during flights or stow them in checked baggage due to concerns over the Samsung device's fire-prone batteries, the FAA said. (Reuters)
Samsung is asking a U.S. judge for permission to pay cargo handlers to remove its goods from Hanjin Shipping's vessels stationed near U.S. ports. The failure of container carrier giant has stranded about $14 billion in cargo around the globe. (Reuters)
Preorders opened today for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, and Apple Watch Series 2. The new devices go on sale next Friday. But the new AirPod wireless headphones are not due out until late October. (USA Today)
The future of Twitter (TWTR) remains a subject of speculation. The New York Post reports that contrary to rumor, investor Carl Icahn is not building a stake in the company. CNBC had reported earlier this week that no takeover bids have come in for Twitter.
Honest Company, the personal care product company co-founded by the actress Jessica Alba, has been in talks to sell the company. Sources indicated the buyer is likely to be a big consumer product company. (Recode)
Airbnb, the online home rental marketplace, is taking steps to promote more inclusive lodgings on its site after facing accusations from renters who say they were discriminated against by hosts because of race or other characteristics. (WSJ)
Wells Fargo (WFC) has agreed to pay $185 million in penalties and $5 million to customers who regulators say were pushed into fee-generating accounts they never requested. (Reuters)
Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) settled cases with more than 100 customers who became ill after eating at the restaurant chain, according to lawyers for those customers. Terms of the settlements were confidential. (Reuters)
Chipotle and Google parent Alphabet's Project Wing are launching a pilot program to deliver burritos via drones to Virginia Tech students in Blacksburg. The drones will hover in the air and deliver their cargo using a winch. (Bloomberg)
NASA launched a spacecraft skyward last night on an ambitious seven-year voyage to intercept an asteroid more than 100 million miles from Earth, scoop up a piece of it and bring the sample home. (Washington Post)
There's one economic report on the Friday calendar. The government releases wholesale inventories for July 10 a.m. ET, with forecasts calling for a 0.1 percent increase following a 0.3 percent rise in June.
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren speaks at 7:45 a.m. ET, while Dallas Fed President Rob Kaplan speaks at 9:30 a.m. ET and 8:15 p.m. ET. Meanwhile, Fed Gov. Daniel Tarullo will be on CNBC at 10 a.m. ET.
Supermarket Kroger (KR), homebuilder Hovnanian (HOV), and retailer Mattress Firm (MFRM) are on the short earnings list this morning. There are no major companies reporting quarterly results after the bell.
The NYSE implements changes to its opening procedures on Monday, hoping to speed up trading and efficiency, even on volatile days. The new rules were sought following the flash crash in August 2015, when the Dow dropped 1,000 points in a ten-minute period.
Restoration Hardware (RH) reported adjusted quarterly profit of 44 cents per share, 15 cents above estimates. Revenue also beat. The luxury home goods retailer said the strong results were due to being able to ship products earlier than anticipated.
Finisar (FNSR) reported adjusted quarterly profit of 38 cents per share, 8 cents above estimates. Revenue was also above. The fiber optics firm also gave a stronger-than-expected current quarter forecast.
Deutsche Bank (DB) is expected to settle U.S. mortgage-backed securities cases for more than $2.4 billion, according to a German magazine, which said the DOJ plans to send a formal notice to the bank next week.
Pipeline firm Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) is no longer interested in a merger with rival Williams Cos. (WMB). Enterprise said it did approach Williams about a potential deal, but found there was "no actionable path forward."
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) priced its recently announced secondary stock offering at $6 per share, raising a more than expect $600 million. The chipmaker's $700 million offering of convertible notes also priced, with the initial conversion price at $8 per share.
No. 1-ranked Serena Williams lost for the second straight year in the semifinals at the U.S. Open, missing an opportunity to win a record 23rd tennis grand slam title. (USA Today)
The Denver Broncos rallied to defeat the Carolina Panthers, 21-20, before a hometown crowd in last night's NFL opener. It was a rematch of Super Bowl 50, which also went to Denver. (USA Today)