Chinese trade negotiators suddenly canceled a visit to meet U.S. farmers after they wrapped up trade talks in Washington this week.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
President Trump also said he is "not looking for a partial deal" with Beijing, moving away from his suggestion last week that he would consider an "interim deal."Politicsread more
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Joe Biden called on President Donald Trump Friday to release the transcript of a call with a foreign leader that is the subject of a whistleblower complaint. Biden described...Politicsread more
For investors taking a breather from the chaos in August, buckle up as the market is about go crazy again, Goldman Sachs warned.Marketsread more
Palantir Technologies is targeting a valuation of at least $26 billion in a private fundraising round, the first for the Peter Thiel-backed data analytics startup in four...Wall Streetread more
Michael Pack, a conservative filmmaker linked to Steve Bannon, saw at least $1.6 million in donations from his nonprofit sent into the coffers of his independent production...Politicsread more
The New England Patriots released Antonio Brown just 11 days after signing the wide receiver. The NFL Super Bowl champion team initially had kept him in the face of a rape...Sportsread more
A tour bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists crashed near a national park in southern Utah, killing at least four people and critically injuring up to 15 others, authorities...U.S. Newsread more
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:
Shake Shack — The fast casual chain got a positive bump from Morgan Stanley, which raised its rating on the stock to "equal weight" from "underweight." Shake Shack new store openings have consistently outperformed, the firm wrote in a note, and this next year should see heavy investment by the burger makers.
Expedia — Both Priceline and Expedia were lowered to a "neutral" rating by MKM Partners. The firm lowered its outlook from "buy" on both of the online travel companies, saying in note the future holds a "significantly lower earnings outlook."
Dollar General — The discount retailer's third quarter earnings came in a penny below the 94 cents per share which analysts surveyed by FactSet expected. Dollar General said hurricanes accounted for 5 cent negative impact on earnings.
Sage Therapeutics — Shares of the biopharmaceutical company ripped higher after announcing positive results from Phase 2 testing of its depression drug known as SAGE-217. Leerink Partners wrote in a note that Sage now has 90 percent odds of approval for the drug.
Broadcom — The chipmaker reported first quarter earnings 7 cents above what Wall Street expected with earnings of $4.59 per share, as well as a healthy $4.85 billion in revenue. MKM Partners and Drexel Hamilton both issued notes saying the results were "solid," with the former firm noting that investor focus is now on Broadcom's proposed acquisition of Qualcomm.
Vail Resorts —The Colorado company reported an earnings loss of $2 per share for its first quarter, missing Wall Street anaylsts' expectations of $1.83 per share loss.