Democrats such as Elizabeth Warren had their eye on business and the working class during the first 2020 presidential primary debate in Miami.2020 Electionsread more
Huawei's legal chief told CNBC that the company makes "solutions for civil use."Technologyread more
The Chinese Ministry of Commerce maintained a firm stance against the U.S. during a weekly press conference on Thursday, less than two days ahead of a scheduled meeting...China Economyread more
The issue over health insurance marked the first stark divide among the candidates, and sparked a heated back-and-forth between many of the candidates on stage.Politicsread more
Four candidates mentioned China — but none of the Democratic contenders brought up trade in the debate.Politicsread more
The stock market is shrinking for several key reasons, but there's a way for investors to maneuver it, says Citi Research strategist Robert Buckland.Trading Nationread more
Credit Suisse initiated coverage of Tesla Wednesday with an "underperform" rating and a price target 15% below where the stock closed.Marketsread more
Something unusual is happening in financial markets, and it could mean more gains lie ahead for stocks, if history is any indication.Marketsread more
In a strategy to draw attention away from Wednesday's Democratic debate, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign bought out YouTube's "masthead," the leading...2020 Electionsread more
The Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday that is has found an issue with the Boeing 737 Max that the manufacturer must address before it lifts the grounding...Airlinesread more
The collapse of the deal potentially ended Sinclair's hopes of building a national conservative-leaning TV powerhouse that might have rivaled Fox News.Mediaread more
Hurricane Harvey rapidly intensified early this morning spinning into potentially the biggest hurricane to hit the mainland U.S. in 12 years and taking aim at the heart of nation's oil refining industry. The storm is forecast to make landfall late today or early Saturday, packing winds of up to 125 mph. (Reuters)
*Refineries 'scrambling' to prepare for sudden arrival of Hurricane Harvey (CNBC)
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday insisted the U.S. will raise the debt ceiling to avoid a default. Ryan's comments echoed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who on Monday said "there is zero chance" that the U.S. will fail to raise the debt ceiling. (CNBC)
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Trump hasn't ruled out Mexico paying for his proposed wall. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has insisted that Mexico will not pay for the project, and Trump himself appeared resigned to that during a private call with his counterpart. (CNBC)
A second victim of the collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker near Singapore was identified early this morning. Divers recovered and identified remains of 26-year-old Electronics Technician 3rd Class Dustin Louis Doyon on Thursday night. He is from Suffield, Connecticut. (AP)
A court in South Korea today sentenced the billionaire head of South Korea's Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, to a five-year jail term, according to local media reports. The sentencing followed a trial where he was accused of paying bribes to gain government favors for the conglomerate. (CNBC)
Tesla next month plans to unveil an electric big-rig truck with a working range of 200 to 300 miles, Reuters has learned, a sign that the electric car maker is targeting regional hauling for its entry into the commercial freight market. (Reuters)
Twitter (TWTR) leads our list of stocks to watch after Jefferies downgraded the stock to "hold" from "buy". Jefferies said that although Twitter has broad user engagement, monetization is slipping and that Facebook (FB) is the clear winner in the social media space.
Amazon (AMZN) would likely accept losses in order to build its grocery store market share, according to a story in the Wall Street Journal. Separately, S&P/Dow Jones Indices announced that Quintiles (Q) will join the S&P 500 prior to the open on Tuesday, August 29, replacing Whole Foods.
Broadcom (AVGO) beat estimates by seven cents with adjusted quarterly profit of $4.10 per share, while the chipmaker's revenue came in very slightly above forecasts. Broadcom gave an upbeat forecast for the current quarter, but the shares are under pressure after an analyst with RBC Capital said being largely in line was "not enough for now."
Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) said it would evaluate any inquiries about potential transactions, but the automaker had nothing further to say about reports of interest from China's Great Wall Motor.
GameStop (GME) reported adjusted quarterly profit of 15 cents per share, one cent below estimates, with the videogame retailer's revenue slightly better than forecast. Comparable store sales were up 1.9 percent, surprising analysts who had expected a 4.8 percent drop.
No matter how much you earn, getting by is still a struggle for most people these days. Seventy-eight percent of full-time workers said they live paycheck to paycheck, up from 75 percent last year, according to a recent report from CareerBuilder. (CNBC)
Three years after Taylor Swift released 1989 and following months of near-radio silence from the star, the singer returned this week with Look What You Made Me Do, the first single from her forthcoming new album Reputation. (USA Today)