A Ministry of Commerce spokesperson did not mention any U.S. actions specifically, but it's been a tense couple of weeks for the trade negotiations.World Politicsread more
U.S. stock index futures were lower Thursday morning, as market participants continue to monitor an intensifying trade war between the world's two largest economies.US Marketsread more
British Prime Minister Theresa May could announce her resignation in the next few days, according to U.K. media reports, as she faces increasing pressure from members of her...Europe Politicsread more
A federal judge in New York City on Wednesday said Deutsche Bank and Capital One can turn over financial documents related to President Donald Trump and his businesses in...Politicsread more
Chinese government-aligned experts are stressing that the U.S. will need to negotiate a trade agreement with Asia's largest economy.China Economyread more
Escalating trade tensions have hit emerging markets hard this month. With the trade war still a looming fear for markets, Miller Tabak equity strategist Matt Maley is making a...Trading Nationread more
Under-the-radar hedge-fund managers beating the market are betting on big comeback stories General Electric and PG&E, as well as Biogen.Marketsread more
Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's consumer business, said Huawei's own operating system for smartphones and laptops could be ready for use in China by fall this year.Technologyread more
Best Buy beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales on Thursday, as the consumer electronics retailer sold more wearables and tablets and signed up more people...Retailread more
Shares of L Brands, the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works, rose nearly 11% in aftermarket trading Wednesday after the company reported it beat revenue and...Retailread more
The global economy would be hit hard if President Donald Trump decides to impose steep tariffs on imported cars, Citi's Willem Buiter told CNBC on Thursday, with Germany...Autosread more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:
Shares of IBM plunged over 5 percent in extended trading. The information technology company reported first-quarter earnings and revenues that surpassed analyst estimates. Earnings guidance for the upcoming year remained 3 cents below analyst expectations. This is the company's second consecutive quarter of increasing revenue after a five-year drought.
IBM's strategic imperatives only accounted for 47 percent of all IBM revenue this quarter, below the 49 percent they accounted for last quarter. Investors expected the number to remain unchanged and were disappointed with the decrease.
Intuitive Surgical shares soared over 5 percent after hours, putting its stock in record-high territory. The robotics company reported earnings and revenues that surpassed Wall Street expectations. Profits rose nearly 60 percent this quarter and were partially driven by higher demand for the company's da Vinci robotic surgical device.
United Continental stock gained nearly 3 percent in the extended session. The airline company's earnings per share beat estimates by 10 cents and its revenues beat by $30 million. It also tightened its 2018 guidance.
CSX shares rose 4 percent post-market after reporting earnings and revenues that surpassed expectations. The rail company also doubled its profit in the first quarter.
Lam Research stock dropped more than 6 percent after the bell. The semiconductor company's earnings beat estimates and its revenues fell in line with expectations. Chinese revenue increased this quarter despite ongoing tensions between the U.S. and China. Guidance for the upcoming quarter was strong.
Shares of Badger Meter fell nearly 5 percent in extended trading after the manufacturer announced earnings and revenues that fell below Wall Street's expectations.
Ethan Allen shares fell more than 2 percent post-market. The furniture company announced on Tuesday afternoon that it expects higher marketing costs and delayed deliveries to hurt its third-quarter results, which will be released later in April.
Tesla stock gained over 1 percent after hours following a report that Model 3 production is expected to increase after factory upgrades.