Corporate debt recently passed the $1 trillion mark in a continuing sign of global financial displacement.Marketsread more
"Federal debt, which is already high by historical standards, is on an unsustainable course," CBO director Phillip Swagel said in the report.Politicsread more
Target CEO Brian Cornell still thinks the U.S. consumer is strong and spending. Target's latest quarterly results showed the big-box retailer is benefiting from that.Retailread more
"If you look at the market over the past week, stocks don't need any help. They are roaring ahead, without the Fed doing anything," says the longtime market strategist.Marketsread more
Stocks rose on Wednesday as strong quarterly results from retailers such as Target and Lowe's lifted investor sentiment.US Marketsread more
President Trump insists the economy is healthy and says the only thing holding U.S. growth back is the Federal Reserve.Marketsread more
Trading volumes this week are well below recent averages, and that means this comeback may be suspect.Marketsread more
These are the stocks posting the largest moves midday.Market Insiderread more
Shares of Tesla slid Wednesday on news of Walmart's lawsuit.Technologyread more
The rule could defy a 2015 Flores Settlement Agreement court order that says families cannot be held in detention for more than 20 days.Politicsread more
A key indicator for the commercial real estate market is showing signs of weakness, and uncertainty in the economy over the trade war and interest rates may be to blame.Real Estateread more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:
Office Depot's stock dropped nearly 9 percent during the extended session after the company lowered its guidance and announced it will acquire information technology firm CompuCom for approximately $1 billion.
Shares of Ford increased slightly in the extended session after the automaker outlined a plan to aggressively cut costs and funnel savings to electric and self-driving cars.
Verizon Communications slid slightly after hours following an announcement by subsidiary Yahoo's announcement that all 3 billion accounts were affected by an August 2013 data theft previously disclosed by the company in December 2016.
Shares of Travelers Companies Inc. slipped more than 1 percent in extended trading, after the stock closed slightly higher during the regular session.
Hanesbrands Inc. shares rose about 1.4 percent after hours following a nearly 4.5 percent decline in the regular trading day.