Chinese trade negotiators suddenly canceled a visit to meet U.S. farmers after they wrapped up trade talks in Washington this week.Marketsread more
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 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
Progress on trade talks will determine how far market will move above new highs.Trader Talk with Bob Pisaniread more
"Sure, the trade war's taking its toll on business ... it's just not taking its toll where it was supposed to," Jim Cramer says.Mad Money with Jim Cramerread more
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
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:
Shares of Broadcom fell as much as 6 percent in the extended session, after the Wall Street Journal reported the chipmaker was nearing a deal to acquire New York-based software company CA Technologies. The $18 billion deal could help diversify Broadcom, and mark a strategic win for the company following its failed takeover bid for rival Qualcomm.
Shares of the reported acquisition target, CA Technologies, soared as much as 16 percent after the report.
Bank of the Ozarks fell more than 3 percent in after-hours trading. The national bank chain reported second quarter earnings of 89 cents, which fell in-line with Wall Street expectations, but missed on revenue. Bank of the Ozarks reported revenue of $252 million versus the $256 million analysts projected.
Box stock fell 1 percent after the bell, before recovering those losses. The cloud-based file sharing company has had a tremendous 2018, gaining more than 24 percent year-to-date. Box was hovering around $26.30 per share after hours, according to FactSet.