It was the third trigger of the recession indicator in less than two weeks.Bondsread more
U.S. manufacturer growth slowed to the lowest level in almost 10 years in August, the latest sign that the trade war may be exacerbating the economic slowdown.Marketsread more
Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said he doesn't see the case for additional stimulus after the Federal Reserve's July rate cut.The Fedread more
Stocks fell as fears of an economic recession built up ahead of a key speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.US Marketsread more
"My sense was we've added accommodation, and it wasn't required in my view," George tells CNBC's Steve Liesman.Investingread more
Former Prudent Bear Fund manager David Tice is urging investors to brace for a massive downturn.Trading Nationread more
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a solution to the Irish "backstop" is possible before the October 31 Brexit deadline.Europe Economyread more
Apple plans to unveil three new iPhones in September, including two new "Pro" models and a successor to the iPhone XR, Bloomberg reported Thursday.Technologyread more
A ruling against J&J could mean more big payouts in similar cases across the country.Health and Scienceread more
While Volkswagen may not want to invest in Tesla, the U.S. carmaker has been scouting locations in Europe for a new Gigafactory there.Autosread more
Corporate profits posted modest growth in the second quarter as companies brace for slowing global growth.Retailread more
U.S. government debt yields were slightly higher Thursday after data releases and a Treasury auction.
Earlier, the yield on the 2-year Treasury note hit a new high of 1.658 percent, its highest level since Oct. 2008 when the 2-year yielded as high as 1.716 percent.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, according to the U.S. Labor Deparment.
Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 239,000 for the week ended Nov. 4, suggesting that hurricane effects on claims processing has begun to improve, according to Reuters.
The Treasury Department auctioned $15 billion in 30-year bonds at a high yield of 2.801 percent.
The bid-to-cover ratio, an indicator of demand, was 2.23. Indirect bidders, which include major central banks, were awarded 61.8 percent. Direct bidders were awarded 6.4 percent.
U.S. President Donald Trump is continuing his journey across Asia. In China, the U.S. incumbent pressed Beijing on Thursday to do more when it comes to reining in North Korea.
Leaders from both countries also commented upon trade ties, and announced the signing of around $250 billion in commercial deals between U.S. and Chinese companies, according to Reuters.
—CNBC's Gina Francolla contributed to this report.