Dow component Nike (NKE) was under pressure in the premarket, after reporting late Tuesday future orders up a less than expected. However, the athletic footwear and apparel retailer did blow the doors off expectations with earnings. Revenue also beat. (Reuters)
BlackBerry (BBRY) this morning reported breakeven earnings, which were better than the 5 cent loss analysts had been expecting. But revenue was short. The company plans to end all internal hardware development, outsourcing that function to partners.
Amazon (AMZN) may have a secret plan to beef up its shipping network, to replace FedEx (FDX) and UPS (UPS). Amazon aims to build a full-scale logistics network. (WSJ)
Six Democratic senators have written to Yahoo (YHOO) CEO Marissa Mayer, seeking answers to questions about the company's 500 million-account data breach, thought to be the largest ever. (WSJ)
A stop-gap funding bill to avoid a federal government shutdown later this week failed to garner enough votes to move forward in the Senate, with Democrats and Republicans both opposing the measure. (Reuters)
The Senate is scheduled to vote today on overriding President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia and other countries over the attacks. (USA Today)
The first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was the most watched ever on TV. Nielsen said 84 million viewers tuned in Monday night. Tens of millions more people watched live streams and debate related videos online. (CNBC)
Shimon Peres, who led Israel as prime minister and president in an enduring six-decade political career built on promoting peace between Arabs and Jews, died Tuesday, after being hospitalized for a major stroke. The Nobel Peace Prize winner was 93. (NBC News)