The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell below 2% for the first time since November 2016 on Wednesday — breaching a key psychological level.Bondsread 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
Markets had expected the central bank to keep its benchmark interest rate steady while setting up a cut at the July meeting.The Fedread more
Powell said policymakers are concerned about some of the recent economic developments and see a growing case for easier policy.The Fedread more
Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos gave more insight into his space company's lunar plans on Wednesday.Technologyread more
As the presidents of U.S. and China near a highly anticipated meeting on trade, the gap in both sides' expectations regarding a deal remains wide.World Politicsread more
Delta warned travelers that a technical problem could delay flights on Wednesday.Airlinesread more
The Fed chief said that despite reports that Trump was looking to demote or fire him, he doesn't plan on leaving anytime soon.The Fedread more
If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin...Politicsread more
With bold and targeted steps, economists say, government can increase opportunity and incomes for many more people in ways that strengthen, not weaken, American capitalism.Politicsread more
Investors need to be cautious because the economy will get hurt the longer the trade war drags on, Jim Cramer says.Mad Money with Jim Cramerread more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Thursday:
American Outdoor Brands stock plummeted more than 13 percent after the bell. The gun maker posted financial results that beat Wall Street expectations, but slashed fiscal year 2018 outlook.
The company cut earnings guidance by close to 50 percent, citing what CEO James Debney called "challenging market conditions" and declining wholesaler and retailer firearm orders.
Shares of United Airlines climbed more than 1 percent after the bell. The airline announced a new $3 billion share repurchase program, which will authorize the company to buy back about 17 percent of its market share. The move follows a $2 billion repurchase program, launched in July, that will finish Dec. 2017.
Shares of Cloudera jumped more than 5 percent in extended trading. The software company posted financial results that beat Wall Street expectations, and updated fiscal year 2018 guidance to reflect its success.
Investors have been watching Cloudera closely since its April IPO.
Finisar shares gained more than 2 percent in the extended session. The fiber optic manufacturer posted mixed third quarter results, beating on revenue but posting earnings that missed Wall Street expectations.
Finisar stock is down about 40 percent year-to-date.