Stock futures are surging after the Fed signaled interest rate cuts may begin as early as July.US Marketsread more
A surface-to-air missile shot down a U.S. military drone over the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. official said Thursday.World Politicsread more
President Donald Trump has publicly blamed the Federal Reserve's interest rates hikes for holding back U.S. economic growth.The Fedread more
Slack's public market debut on Thursday will generate billions for venture firm Accel and healthy returns for Andreessen Horowitz and Social CapitalTechnologyread more
China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday morning for a state visit to North Korea — the first by a Chinese state leader in 14 years. Experts say the move...Asia Politicsread more
Gold prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours on Thursday after a dovish U.S Federal Reserve opened the door to further rate cuts, and the 10-year Treasury yield...Metalsread more
In an area responsible for the shipment of one-third of the world's seaborne oil, just how high could military confrontation — or indeed, an outright war — send the price of...Oilread more
Waymo has signed a deal with Renault and Nissan to develop self-driving cars and trucks for use in France, Japan and possibly other countries in Asia, including China, the...Autosread more
Employer medical costs are projected to rise by 6% next year, after averaging about 5.5% annually over the last three years, according to PwC.Health and Scienceread more
Voice technologies have a long way to go before they can be reliably used for health and medical services, but Google is furthest along.Technologyread more
The Fed came very close to promising a rate cut Wednesday, and now markets are focused on a possible July rate cut.Market Insiderread more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:
Amazon nosed up 0.08 percent in after-hours trading. Earlier Monday, the company announced its Web Services will soon start charging its customers by the second for use of its popular EC2.
Intel's stock rose 1.24 percent in extended trading following the company's announcement earlier Monday that it will invest $1 billion in artificial intelligence. "You're going to see us building custom silicon and custom technology for Waymo," Intel CEO Brian Krzanich told CNBC's "Closing Bell " on Monday.
Shares of Chipotle remained flat in extended trading, despite news that the company will ditch chorizo to make room for queso on its menu.
General Electric shares also stayed flat after hours even though the company is suffering a historically horrible year.
Macy's stock remained flat too; the company announced today that it will hire 80,000 seasonal associates in 2017.