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
Shares of MasterCard are up 46% this year, and 1120% since 2011, getting a boost from the strong U.S. consumer.Investingread more
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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Lobbying experts said the visit is likely an attempt to be in lawmakers' ears as they consider legislation that would impact Facebook.Technologyread more
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 Tuesday:
Guess stock fell more than 10 percent after the bell, after the clothing retailer reported mixed third quarter financial results. Guess beat on earnings, but posted weaker than anticipated revenue. The retailer reported a sharper decline than expected in North American year-over-year same-store sales.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise stock fell more than 5 percent in after hours trading after the company announced longtime CEO Meg Whitman will step down Feb. 1. Whitman will remain on the board, but will be succeeded by President Antonio Neri.
Shares of HP Inc. fell nearly 4 percent after hours, as well.
Axalta Coating Systems stock climbed about 3 percent in extended trading after Japanese company Nippon Paint Holdings made an all-cash offer to acquire it, Reuters reported. Earlier in the hour, shares had plunged about 15 percent, after news broke that the paint coating company's merger talks with AkzoNobel had fallen through.
Shares of GameStop jumped about 4 percent in extended trading. The consumer electronics and gaming retailer beat on earnings and revenue in the third quarter, Dow Jones reported.
Salesforce.com shares slid more than 1 percent, even as the cloud computing company reported earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations. Salesforce offered weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter guidance, as well.