Oil jumped as much as 6% on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, prompting President Trump to blast Tehran on Twitter.Energy Commoditiesread more
For doubters thinking the rally is just a last gasp of the decade-long bull market, chart analysts are here to prove them wrong.Marketsread more
The billionaire investor believes the stock market is in a "zone of fair value" at current levels.Marketsread more
"I think there's a deceleration in the economy to the point where the railroads, the airlines, the companies, the lenders are all admitting that there's deceleration," says...Investingread more
However, Slack chief Stewart Butterfield says, "The broader world of email will stick around."CNBC Disruptor 50read more
Apple said in a letter released Thursday that tariffs could hurt its ability to compete globally.Technologyread more
Stocks rose sharply on Thursday after the Federal Reserve hinted at possible interest rate cuts as soon as next month.US Marketsread more
Trump tweets after an Iranian surface-to-air missile shot down a U.S. military surveillance drone in what the U.S. calls an "unprovoked attack."Politicsread 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 last few years have seen a surge of interest in plant-based burgers, but a few restaurant chains remain on the sidelines.Restaurantsread 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
President Trump said Monday the U.S. will ramp up engagement in Afghanistan, against his "original instinct" to pull troops out of the country. He did not detail how many more U.S. soldiers he would send or what he felt it would take for the U.S. to achieve victory in its longest war ever. (CNBC)
* Trump just cranked up the rivalry between two nuclear giants (CNBC)
* Taliban condemn Trump's decision on Afghanistan war, vow 'jihad' will go on (Reuters)
* Pence: New Afghan strategy will undo past failures (USAToday)
A city council meeting in Charlottesville, Virginia briefly dissolved into an angry protest on Monday as activists and residents demanded answers from officials regarding the response from police during a deadly rally held by white supremacists. (Reuters)
* House Speaker Paul Ryan: Trump 'messed up' reaction to violence in Charlottesville (Washington Post)
The focus of the search for 10 U.S. sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters shifted today to the damaged destroyer's flooded compartments. The sea search will continue east of Singapore where the McCain and the tanker collided at daybreak Monday. (AP)
* Collision of USS John S. McCain is met with 'applause' in China, according to state media (CNBC)
More than 30 people were injured when a train crashed early this morning into another train that was parked at a station in suburban Philadelphia. Officials said an inbound Norristown High Speed Line train crashed into an unoccupied, parked train at the 69th Street Terminal in Upper Darby. (AP)
Italy, France, and Germany have asked the European Commission to reinforce existing regulations that allow EU states to block foreign acquisitions of European companies, two Italian dailies reported earlier today. EU leaders agreed in June to consider screening investments. (Reuters)
Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a U.N. report. The report gave no details on when or where the interdictions occurred or what the shipments contained. (Reuters)
Samsung expanded its digital personal assistant Bixby to over 200 countries and territories globally today, as it looks to step up its challenge to rival products like Amazon Alexa and Apple Siri. Bixby was introduced earlier this year with Samsung's Galaxy S8 smartphone. (CNBC)
Macy's (M) named senior eBay (EBAY) executive Hal Lawton as its new president, reporting to CEO Jeff Gennette. Lawton will join Macy's on September 8. Macy's also announced the restructuring of its management ranks, cutting about 100 jobs.
Apple (AAPL) cut the time between order and delivery for its AirPod wireless headphones to two to three weeks from the prior four weeks. Earlier, the wait for AirPods had been as much as six weeks.
Ford Motor (F) signed a memorandum of understanding with China-based automaker Anhui Zotye Automobile to jointly build electric passenger vehicles in that country.
Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) shares extended a Monday rally after China's Great Wall Motor confirmed earlier reports that it was interested in Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand. Fiat Chrysler had said on Monday that it had not been approached by Great Wall.
BHP Billiton (BHP) said it would exit its U.S. shale oil and gas business, as well as announcing a jump in full-year profits. Hedge fund Elliott Management had been urging BHP to reevaluate its oil and gas investment and take other steps to boost shareholder value.
First the solar spectacle and then traffic jams. Enough Americans watched the solar eclipse from inside or near their cars for the aftermath of the phenomenon to show up on national traffic maps. A screen grab of national traffic patterns on Google Maps shows a series of traffic jams following the path of the event across the U.S. (CNBC)