Stocks rose sharply on Thursday after the Federal Reserve hinted at possible interest rate cuts as soon as next month.US Marketsread more
The billionaire investor believes the stock market is in a "zone of fair value" at current levels.Marketsread more
The Federal Reserve may be on its way to delivering a half-point interest rate cut next month, according to Goldman Sachs economists.Economyread more
However, Slack chief Stewart Butterfield says, "The broader world of email will stick around."Technologyread more
Crude oil prices jump on news of the attack, which Iran says happened over its territory.World Politicsread more
Apple is considering moving some production from China as it is expected release of its new iPhone line this fall, The Wall Street Journal reported.Technologyread more
Workplace messaging firm Slack is about to go public in a red-hot IPO market, but it's approach to going public--using a "direct listing"--is slightly different than an IPO.Trader Talk with Bob Pisaniread more
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell below 2% for the first time since November 2016 on Wednesday.Bondsread more
National Securities' Art Hogan sees the U.S.-China trade war as the market's biggest risk – not Fed policy.Trading Nationread more
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's manufacturing gauge tumbled this month, solidifying the Fed's case for easier monetary policy.Economyread more
Declining traffic to Olive Garden, Darden's top restaurant chain, resulted in weaker-than-expected revenue for its fiscal fourth quarter.Restaurantsread more
The "Fast Money " traders shared their first moves for the market open.
Steve Grasso was a buyer of Alibaba.
Karen Finerman was a buyer of Bank of America.
Dan Nathan was a buyer of AT&T.
Guy Adami was a buyer of Twitter.
Trader disclosure: On July 18, 2017, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders: Steve Grasso's firm is long stock AMD, AON, APC, CTL, CUBA, DIA, DVN, F, HES, HPQ, ICE, KDUS, M, MAT, MFIN, MJNA, MSFT, NE, RIG, SNAP, SPY, SNGX, SQBG, TIME, TITXF, UA, VEON, WDR, WPX, ZNGA. Grasso is long stock AAPL, BABA, CAR, CHK, EVGN, HTZ, JCP, KBH, MJNA, MON, PHM, SQ, T, TWTR, VRX. Grasso owns Callable Trigger contingent yield note linked to SPX RTY and MXEA. Grasso's kids own EFA, EFG, EWJ, IJR, SPY. NO SHORTS. Steve Grasso's firm bought M. Karen Finerman is long AAL, BAC, BAC short calls, Bitcoin and other digital currencies, C, DAL, EEM, EPI, EWW, DVYE, FB, FL, GLMP, GLNG, GM, GOGO, GOOG, GOOGL, JPM, LYV, KORS, KORS calls, KORS puts, MA, SEDG, SPY puts, TACO, WIFI, WFM. Her firm is long ANTM, BAC calls, C, C calls, FB, FL, FL call spreads, GOOG, GOOGL, GLNG, GMLP, JPM, JPM calls, KORS puts, LYV, PLCE, SPY puts, SPY put spreads, VRX, WIFI, UAL, her firm is short IWM, MDY, VRX calls. Dan Nathan is Long Sept xlf puts and Long July Xrt puts. Dan is also long INTC, GE, M, and SNAP. Guy Adami is long CELG, EXAS, GDX, INTC, Guy Adami's wife, Linda Snow, works at Merck.