U.S. officials, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, have accused Iran of orchestrating devastating strikes on Saudi oil installations over the weekend.Politicsread more
"The president is right to make this the center point of the rising and sustained trade conflict," says Sen. Chris Coons.Politicsread more
"We're gonna take this meeting by meeting. We're not on a preset course," Clarida told CNBC's Sara Eisen during an interview Friday on "Squawk on the Street."The Fedread more
More than 400 Chinese products will be temporarily exempted from tariffs that President Donald Trump's administration imposed last year.China Economyread more
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings admitted that it's a "whole new world starting in November," with the launch of Apple TV+, Disney+ and other new streaming services.Technologyread more
President Donald Trump sarcastically tweeted that New York City "is devastated" by Mayor Bill de Blasio's exit from the 2020 presidential race. Two other Democratic mayors,...2020 Electionsread more
The United Auto Workers union and General Motors are making progress on their labor contract talks, however there remain "many" outstanding issues, according to a union leader...Autosread more
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has been given more than one opportunity over the past two weeks to clarify her response to a key question about her...Politicsread more
Apple will get a taste of whether upgraded features on the new iPhone 11 are enough to lure shoppers to retail stores around the world as the new smartphones officially hit...Technologyread more
James Bullard said he dissented on this week's Fed decision to lower rates by a quarter percentage point because he didn't think the cut was big enough.The Fedread more
Joshua Harris, Apollo Global Management's co-founder, has a message for private equity's naysayers in Washington.Delivering Alpharead more
Hillary Clinton's campaign released a letter from the presidential candidate's doctor, who said the Democrat was diagnosed Friday with a "mild, non-contagious bacterial pneumonia" and "continues to remain healthy and fit to serve as president." Donald Trump is expected to offer more medical information in an appearance on the "Dr. Oz Show" that airs Thursday. (NBC News)
Brazilian prosecutors have issued new charges accusing former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of orchestrating a massive bribery ring that looted the wealth of state oil giant Petrobras. (WAPO)
Federal prosecutors are investigating Wells Fargo (WFC), after the bank was fined for opening unauthorized accounts, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources. The Journal said U.S. attorneys have yet to decide whether they would pursue a civil or criminal case should they choose to prosecute. (CNBC)
Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos has displaced Warren Buffett as the world's third richest person following Wells Fargo's stock slide. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway owned a 9.5 percent stake in the bank as of June 30. (Forbes)
Apple (AAPL) has sold out its stock of the large-format iPhone 7 Plus ahead of the product launch on Friday, and will only have limited supplies of the smaller handset model when the smartphone hits the shelves. (Reuters)
Tesla's (TSLA) autopilot driver assistance design "pushes the envelope" on safety, the chairman of collision detection systems maker Mobileye (MBLY) said Wednesday. Mobileye ended its partnership with Tesla in July following a fatal crash related to the carmaker's autopilot function. (Reuters)
The 8:30 a.m. ET data rush begins with initial jobless claims from the Labor Department, seen rising to 265,000 for the week ending September 10 from 259,000 the prior week.
August retail sales are expected to post a 0.1 percent decline, after an unchanged performance in July.
The August Producer Price Index should rise 0.1 percent, according to consensus forecasts, after falling 0.4 percent in July. The ex-food and energy inflation rate is also expected to increase 0.1 percent for August after falling 0.3 percent in July.
The September Empire State Index, a measure of New York State manufacturing, is seen remaining negative at -1, but improved over August's -4.2.
The September Philadelphia Fed Index is expected to come at exactly 0.0, after registering a 2.0 reading in August.
And the second quarter current account deficit is pegged at $120.5 billion, compared to a prior estimate of $124.7 billion.
The data dump takes a breath until 9:15 a.m. ET, when the Federal Reserve issues August industrial production and capacity utilization figures. Industrial production is expected to fall 0.2 percent for August after rising 0.7 percent in July, while capacity utilization is expected to decline by 0.2 percentage points to 75.7 percent.
At 10 a.m. ET, July business inventories are expected to drop 0.1 percent after increasing 0.2 percent in June.
And finally, at 10:30 a.m. ET, the Energy Department issues its weekly natural gas inventory report.
United Technologies (UTX) Chief Executive Officer Gregory Hayes has added the chairman's title, effective immediately. Edward Kangas, who had been non-executive chairman, will now serve as independent lead director.
Sony (SNE) has no plans to market a smartphone-based headset, according to the head of its gaming division, who told Reuters the company is focusing on expanding content for its dedicated virtual reality headset into non-gaming areas.
McDonald's (MCD) has received at least three final bids for its China and Hong Kong outlets, according to Reuters, with offers worth up to $3 billion.
Boeing (BA) is cutting down on paid overtime for its 80,000 salaried workers based in the United States. The jet maker is trying to cut costs to deal with increasing competition.
Och-Ziff Capital Management (OZM) saw a judge throw out the certification of a class action suit against the company, only hours after the initial action. The move comes after the judge was advised that the company had not had a chance to object to the ruling. Och-Ziff had been accused of misleading shareholders about probes into its African investments.
The Dallas Cowboys have extended their reign as the most valuable football team in the NFL to a tenth year, according to Forbes. The team's $4.2 billion valuation is nearly double the league average. (CNBC)
The No. 7 most valuable team on the list, the New York Jets play the Buffalo Bills Thursday night in the first NFL game to be streamed live on Twitter (TWTR). The social media site will stream 10 Thursday Night Football games this year. (Buffalo News)