The Fed came very close to promising a rate cut Wednesday, and now markets are focused on a possible July rate cut.Market Insiderread more
Markets had expected the central bank to keep its benchmark interest rate steady while setting up a cut at the July meeting.The Fedread more
Powell said policymakers are concerned about some of the recent economic developments and see a growing case for easier policy.The Fedread more
Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos gave more insight into his space company's lunar plans on Wednesday.Technologyread more
As the presidents of U.S. and China near a highly anticipated meeting on trade, the gap in both sides' expectations regarding a deal remains wide.World Politicsread more
Delta warned travelers that a technical problem could delay flights on Wednesday.Airlinesread more
The Fed chief said that despite reports that Trump was looking to demote or fire him, he doesn't plan on leaving anytime soon.The Fedread more
If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin...Politicsread more
With bold and targeted steps, economists say, government can increase opportunity and incomes for many more people in ways that strengthen, not weaken, American capitalism.Politicsread more
Investors need to be cautious because the economy will get hurt the longer the trade war drags on, Jim Cramer says.Mad Money with Jim Cramerread more
Slack Technologies' reference price was set at $26 per share, the New York Stock Exchange announced Wednesday evening.Technologyread more
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell:
Shares of Agilent Technologies shot up more than 4 percent in extended trading after reporting its third-quarter fiscal year 2017 results after the bell. The manufacturing company reported better-than-expected top- and bottom-line profits.
Shares of skyrocketed more than 20 percent in after-hours trading. The clothing company beat expectations for its second-quarter earnings report, posting earnings of 44 cents per diluted share on revenues of $50 million.
Shares of rose more than 2 percent in after-hours trading. The retailer, best known for its Bath & Body Works and Victoria's Secret brands, will report second-quarter earnings tomorrow evening, and is one of the best stocks to own after a spike in the volatility index, according to Schaeffer's.
Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb fell more than 3 percent in extended trading after the drug company posted mixed results from a recent study for a new kidney cancer drug.