Blackstone Executive Vice Chairman Tony James says he's less optimistic now than before that the U.S.-China trade war could be resolved, but even a smaller deal could help...World Economyread more
The massive market transformation this month that some on Wall Street called a "once in a decade opportunity" might have just been a one-off technical move because of taxes.Marketsread more
The Pentagon will deploy U.S. forces to the Middle East on the heels of the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, United States Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced...Defenseread more
CNBC did a deep dive through the most recent Wall Street research to find stocks that analysts say are underappreciated.Marketsread more
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CNBC sat in on an "empathy training" at Amazon PillPack's Somerville offices, which is part of new hire orientation.Technologyread more
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Yardeni Research's Edward Yardeni believes the U.S. economy is picking up steam.Trading Nationread more
Iran's audacious drone and cruise missile attack on Saudi Arabia's oil producing facilities has provided a critical test yet for the Trump administration's foreign policy. A...Politicsread more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:
Shares of H&R Block fell more than 4 percent during after-hours trading. The tax preparation company reported a first quarter loss that was in-line with expectations. The results reflect the seasonality of the business, CFO Tony Bowen said in a statement. However, H&R Block beat revenue expectations.
AeroVironment's stock surged more than 9 percent during extended trading after the company's bottom line topped Wall Street expectations. The company a loss of 19 cents a share, compared with a loss of 34 cents a share expected by analysts polled by Thomson Reuters. The company's top line also topped analysts' estimates.
Ollie's Bargain Outlet shares fell about 2 percent despite beating second quarter earnings and revenue expectations. The retailer attributed the results to a 4.5 percent increase in comparable sales.
Bank of America's stock barely budged after Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway announced it has become the bank's largest shareholder. Berkshire announced it acquired 700 million shares at a steep discount just after the bell.