Canadian trade union Unifor said roughly 4,500 of its members have been temporarily laid off because of the GM strike so far.Autosread more
For investors taking a breather from the chaos in August, buckle up as the market is about go crazy again, Goldman Sachs warned.Marketsread more
Roku shares have more than quadrupled this year, but the stock has had some rocky days of late as more players jump into streaming.Technologyread more
Legal experts say that California, which has pledged to sue, has a strong case that the administration's move is unlawful.Politicsread more
U.S. officials, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, have accused Iran of orchestrating devastating strikes on Saudi oil installations over the weekend.Politicsread more
Rosengren was one of two central bank officials to vote against Wednesday's quarter-point rate reduction, and explained in a speech to the Stern School of Business at New York...Economyread more
Trump also said he is "not looking for a partial deal" with Beijing, moving away from his suggestion last week that he would consider an "interim deal."Politicsread more
The process will involve three 14-day operations involving $30 billion as well as continued overnight operations of at least $75 billion each.The Fedread more
Some businesses, mostly small to midsize companies, are providing workers with paid time off to join the global climate strike, while others are shutting down operations...Weather & Natural Disastersread more
FedEx's earnings disappointment and outlook warning earlier this week were a "wake-up call," says the "Mad Money" host.Investingread more
"The president is right to make this the center point of the rising and sustained trade conflict," says Sen. Chris Coons.Politicsread more
South Korea warned North Korea appears to be preparing to test another intercontinental ballistic missile. The United States also told the United Nations that the regime is "begging for war" after Pyongyang set off its most powerful nuclear bomb yet. (WSJ)
Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking after a BRICs summit in China today, said imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear missile program would be counter-productive and said threats of military action could trigger "a global catastrophe." (Reuters)
*The UN is considering tougher sanctions on North Korea—but that could actually help Pyongyang (CNBC)
South Korean warships today conducted live-fire exercises at sea for a second straight day after North Korea's biggest-ever nuclear test. Washington and Seoul agreed to lift restrictions on South Korean missiles they'd previously agreed upon, according to the South Korean presidential office. (AP)
*Seoul wants bigger warheads, North Korean ICBM reportedly on the move (Reuters)
*Allies for 67 years, US and South Korea split over North Korea (NYT)
Texans take another step toward recovery from Harvey today, several returning to work for the first time since the storm struck. Many large Texas employers, universities and transit services are reopening or beginning full service, some for the first time since Harvey struck the state on Aug. 25. (Reuters)
A powerful Category 4 storm, Hurricane Irma, plowed toward the Caribbean and the southern United States this morning as islands in its path brace themselves for the life-threatening storm. Florida and Puerto Rico each declared a state of emergency. (Reuters)
Congress will return today from its summer break and, in a test of the uneasy alliance between President Trump and Senate Republicans, will have to grapple with keeping the federal government open, paying U.S. creditors and passing a $7.85 billion hurricane-aid bill. (WSJ)
*Mnuchin: Congress should tie Harvey aid to bill to raise the debt ceiling (AP)
New York and Washington state vowed to sue President Trump if he ends a program shielding from deportation immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children. Trump is expected to announce today he will end the so-called Dreamers program but give the Congress six months to craft legislation to replace it. (Reuters)
*On DACA, President Trump has no easy path (NYT)
Chinese President Xi Jinping told an international summit today that although the global economy had improved, risk factors had also increased. The leader appeared to rebuke the United States' recent resistance to international agreements, including the Paris climate accord. (Reuters)
Tronc, the publisher of The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune, said it had acquired The Daily News, the nearly 100-year-old tabloid that for decades set New York City's agenda with its gossip, sports, and city coverage. (NYT)
Angry Birds maker Rovio Entertainment is planning an IPO after its move into films and merchandise significantly boosted its business. The group did not set a figure for how much it aims to raise. (Financial Times)
Amtrak said its regularly operations resumed this morning at New York Penn Station after summer track work, which began in early July, was completed "on time and on budget." The $40 million infrastructure project, which began in July, was dubbed "the summer of hell." (Amtrak)
Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google unit could be hit with a record fine by the European Commission later this month, according to the Sunday Times, in a case involving allegedly anti-competitive moves involving Google's Android smartphone software.
Blackstone (BX) has called off the sale of a $2.8 billion Australian shopping mall portfolio, according to Reuters, amid worries about competition from Amazon.com (AMZN). A source told Reuters that Blackstone will renovate the properties instead of selling them.
Volkswagen (VLKAY) put the sale of its Ducati motorcycle unit on hold, according to Reuters, which said disagreements on strategy and resistance from German trade units were among the obstacles to a deal.
Intel (INTC) will receive a ruling from European antitrust officials Wednesday on whether it offered illegal rebates to shut out rivals.
Boeing (BA) received a favorable decision from the World Trade Organization, which reversed a ruling that the jet maker had received illegal support for its 777X jet.
SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Twitter artificial intelligence could be the "most likely" cause of a third world war. His comment was in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin who said Friday that the first global leader in AI would "become the ruler of the world." (CNBC)