Stock futures fell sharply as U.S.-China trade worries persisted with more companies suspending business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei.US Marketsread more
A Ministry of Commerce spokesperson does not single out any U.S. action, but it's been a tense couple of weeks for the trade war.World Politicsread more
Tesla was set for its seventh straight day of losses after more analysts joined the growing list of those concerned with its finances.Investingread more
"For them to say that they don't work with the Chinese government is false," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells CNBC.Politicsread more
With Tesla shares skidding, two experts weigh in on what could be next for the automaker and its volatile stock.Trading Nationread more
U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods are hurting an unintended target as the country's trade war with China rages on, a study by the International Monetary Fund found.Marketsread more
Papa John's founder John Schnatter has been selling his shares in the company but remains its largest shareholder.Restaurantsread more
First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 215,000 for the most recent week, up slightly from the 212,000 claims reported for the previous week.Economyread more
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo joined CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Thursday.Energyread more
Chipotle Mexican Grill is about to take a hit from rising prices due to African swine fever, according to BMO Capital Markets.Marketsread more
The "Fast Money " traders shared their first moves for the market open.
Pete Najarian was a buyer of Colgate-Palmolive.
Tim Seymour was a buyer of General Motors.
Dan Nathan was a buyer of Walmart.
Guy Adami was a buyer of the CME Group.
Trader disclosure: On February 26, 2018, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders: Pete Najarian is long calls AAPL, AEO, AKS, AMAT, BAC, BB, C, CL, CTL, EEM, FEZ, FCX, FXI, GILD, KRE, MAC, MAR, OIH, ORCL, RF, SNBR, SPY, SVU, V, VMW, XLE, XLU, XOM, XOP. Pete is long stock AAPL, ATVI, BAC, BKE, C, DLTR, FUL, GILD, GM, HBI, IBM, INTC, KMI, KMX, KO, LOW, LVS, MRK, MSFT, PEP, PFE, PG, STZ, TGT, TPX, UFS, UPS, VMW, WYNN, XOM. Pete owns puts IWM, QQQ. Bought calls BB, CL. Sold calls CELG, CHK, GDX, IBM, JPM, KMI, OXY, P. Sold stock GIS, V, WDC. Tim Seymour is long AMZA, APC, BABA, BAC, BX, C, CCJ, CLF, CMG, CSCO, CX, DAL, DPZ, DVYE, EEM, ERJ, EUFN, EWM, FB, FXI, GE, GILD, GM, GOOGL, HAL, INTC, JD, MAT, MCD, MO, MOS, MPEL, PAK, PHM, PYPL, RAI, RH, RL, SBUX, SQ, T, TIF, TWTR, UA, UAL, VALE, VIAB, VIPS, VOD, VRX, X, XLE, XRT, 700.HK. Tim is short IWM, RACE, SPY. Dan Nathan is long CSCO, INTC, SQ, WMT. Dan is short SPY. Dan bought CSCO, WMT. Guy Adami is long CELG, EXAS, GDX, INTC. Guy Adami's wife, Linda Snow, works at Merck.