The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell on Tuesday as the Federal Reserve kicked off a two-day monetary policy meeting.US Marketsread 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
Facebook has partnered with Ray-Ban maker Luxottica to develop augmented-reality glasses, people familiar with the matter told CNBC. The glasses, code-named 'Orion,' are being...Technologyread more
The Trump administration move on California's auto emissions standards would likely set up a fight between the White House and the state.Politicsread more
"I feel really confident that defense-minded CEOs, when they are on defense, they're going to come to" flexible offices and away from traditional leases, Knotel CEO Amol Sarva...Commercial Real Estateread more
Fanatics has hired Michener Chandlee, Nike's corporate audit and chief risk officer, to become its chief financial officer, succeeding Lauren Cooks Levitan, CNBC has learned.Retailread more
As Netflix's rivals prep for their own streaming service launches, and snatch up content belonging to their own networks, Netflix could soon face a dry well when it comes to...Entertainmentread more
"There's a huge reorganization going on in China regarding fentanyl to try to shut it down," Blackstone co-founder Stephen Schwarzman says.Health and Scienceread 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
Pelosi also said it's "irrelevant" whether approving the USMCA trade deal would give President Donald Trump a victory ahead of the 2020 election.Politicsread more
The fine against Carmene "Zsa Zsa" DePaolo was the maximum possible civil penalty that she faced under the Hatch Act for her comments about Hillary Clinton's immigration plan...Politicsread more
The White House is expected to tell the Pentagon in coming days how to implement a ban on transgender people in the military, according to a memo that says the defense secretary may decide whether to remove service members based on their ability to deploy, a U.S. official told Reuters on Wednesday. (Reuters)
The energy industry is closely watching Tropical Storm Harvey that could become the first hurricane to make landfall in Texas in nine years and dump as much as two feet of rain on the heart of the U.S. refining industry. Gasoline prices jumped Wednesday, and traders expect more upward pressure on gasoline futures as the storm gets closer to Texas. (CNBC)
Charlottesville residents are getting a chance to talk with city officials about the violent white nationalist rally earlier this month. The city is hosting what it calls a "community recovery town hall" this evening, in collaboration with the Community Relations Services of the Department of Justice. (AP)
China has come out strongly against new U.S. sanctions to pressure North Korea. The country says it opposed "long-arm jurisdiction" of President Trump's administration, arguing that Beijing has always met international obligations in containing its reclusive neighbor. (CNBC)
*China says will use "all means necessary" to defend interests against U.S. trade probe (Reuters)
Saudi Arabia and China plan to establish and operate jointly a $20 billion investment fund, sharing costs and profits on a 50:50 basis, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told Reuters. He said that in addition to the fund, he expected 11 business agreements worth about $20 billion to be signed between the two sides. (Reuters)
Amazon's $13.7 billion deal to buy Whole Foods Market on Wednesday, just a few hours after Whole Foods shareholders approved the deal. The two companies expect to finalize the agreement during the second half of the year. (CNBC)
Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone on Wednesday, the successor to the ill-fated Note 7, with its biggest screen yet. The South Korean electronics giant has not disclosed the price but Samsung mobile chief DJ Koh says the company is working on it not being priced over $1,000. (CNBC)
HP Inc. (HPQ) beat estimates by a penny with adjusted quarterly profit of 43 cents. Revenue also beat forecasts, although HP's current quarter earnings outlook falls slightly below consensus. HP's most recent results were driven by improved sales of personal computers.
General Electric (GE) has resumed talks to sell its industrial solutions unit to Switzerland engineering company ABB, according to a Reuters report. Reuters said the talks resumed after GE scaled back its expectations of the unit's value in a deal.
AstraZeneca (AZN) blood thinning drug Brilinta saw positive results in a trial aimed at winning approval for extended use of the drug. The trial saw the drug reduce the risk of heart disease-related death by 29 percent in patients who had suffered heart attacks in the past.
Raytheon (RTN) and Lockheed Martin (LMT) won separate $900 million contracts from the Air Force to continue their work on next generation nuclear cruise missiles.
A $758 million fortune will go to just one lucky buyer in Massachusetts, who drew the sole winning Powerball number in the second-richest in the game's history, the lottery's organizers said early this morning. The winning numbers — 6, 7, 16, 23 and 26, with a Powerball of 4 — were drawn Wednesday, said the Multi-State Lottery Association. (NBC News)
*Cramer's lucky 7 rules for the winner of the $700 million Powerball jackpot (CNBC)