The trade war between the United States and China has lasted for more than one year — and a resolution is nowhere in sight.World Economyread more
The Fed is expected to cut rates Wednesday, but it is unlikely to tell markets what they want to hear on future rate cuts.Market Insiderread more
Pelosi said Trump should not have tried to address China's trade practices in a way that opened Americans up to financial pain.Politicsread more
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TransferWise posted an annual net profit of £10.3 million on revenues of £179 million.Technologyread more
Live the high life with a night's stay at Highclere Castle, the iconic stately home made famous by Downton Abbey.Spendread more
Large banking institutions face the risk of failure if interest rates in Europe continue to stay negative, warns the global chief economist of the Economist Intelligence Unit.Banksread more
The fallout from two fatal crashes of Boeing 737 Max planes has ensnared the manufacturer's most-loyal customer: Southwest Airlines. The carrier has canceled thousands of...Airlinesread more
Brent crude oil jumped the most in history in the previous session after attacks on Saudi's oil industry disrupted the kingdom's production.Marketsread more
In the survey, conducted after the third in the Democratic Party's series of debate, the former vice president draws 31% compared to 25% for the Massachusetts senator. At 14%,...2020 Electionsread more
Stocks rose slightly on Tuesday, but gains were capped as the Federal Reserve kicked off a two-day monetary policy meeting.US Marketsread more
Deutsche Bank (DB) remains under pressure this morning, despite management reassurances, after falling to an all-time low Monday on concerns the German lender would have to raise more capital to cover an anticipated $14 billion settlement from U.S. regulators. (Seeking Alpha)
Perry Capital,founded by Richard Perry and Paul Leff in 1988, plans to wind down its main hedge funds. In a letter to investors, Perry wrote he believes "very strongly in our investments" but the market headwinds make the success 'too unpredictable." (Reuters)
The World trade Organization cut its forecast for global trade growth this year by more than a third from April's 2.8 percent estimate to 1.7 percent. The WTO said it reflects a slowdown in China and falling levels of imports into the U.S. (Reuters)
Oil prices were sharply lower this morning, after U.S. crude climbed more than 3 percent on Monday. The rough patch for the market has forced Saudi Arabia to cut the salaries of its oil ministers by 20 percent and scale back lucrative perks. (Reuters)
Shale gas from the U.S. arrives on the shores of the Scotland for the first time today, Scotland currently bans the fracking technology used to extract the gas from the ground. (CNBC)
Recent bombings in New York and New Jersey — and a stabbing attack in Minnesota — underscore that extremist-inspired, homegrown attacks are as much a threat as those directed by terrorists, the Homeland Security chief said in prepared testimony. (AP)
This morning's economic calendar features S&P Case-Shiller home price data for July at 9 a.m. ET, with economists looking for an increase of 5.1 percent year-over-year, after a similar rise in June.
The Conference Board's consumer confidence index for September, out at 10 a.m. ET, is expected to drop to 99.1 from the August 101.1 reading.
Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer speaks at 11:15 a.m. ET this morning at the Howard University Economic Convocation in Washington, D.C.
There are no major companies reporting earnings this morning, but Dow component Nike (NKE) and uniform maker Cintas (CTAS) issue quarterly numbers after this afternoon's closing bell.
Speculation continues over whether Twitter (TWTR) might be sold. Walt Disney (DIS) and Microsoft (MSFT) are the latest companies to be mentioned as possible suitors.
Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google said it turned 18 today, marking the occasion with a special doodle that has the letter "G" blowing up balloons that spell out the rest of company's name. However, there's a dispute as to when Google's actual birthday is.
Kite Pharma (KITE) reported upbeat results in a mid-stage clinical trial for its non-Hodgkin's lymphoma treatment, saying more than 40 percent of patients showed complete remission.
Volkswagen shares were under pressure this morning on reports U.S. officials were pushing for an extremely large fine as the government and VW hold talks over a diesel emissions cheating settlement.
American Express (AXP) can bar merchants from steering customers toward other cheaper credit cards from competitors like MasterCard (MA) and Visa (V), according to a federal appeals court reversal.
The Labor Department has launched a "top-to-bottom" review of every complaint the agency received in recent years over Wells Fargo (WFC), which is under pressure after its massive secret account settlement.
SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk is set to talk about plans for colonizing Mars at a space conference in Mexico today. The billionaire's space exploration company suffered a setback this month when one of its rockets exploded. (LA Times)
NASA's Hubble Space telescope has found evidence that Jupiter's moon Europa has a global ocean beneath its icy surface. The discovery could help scientists explore the moon's subsurface ocean for chemicals, and even signs of life. (CNBC)