It is a rare scenario where long-term interest rates suddenly fall below short-term interest rates.Real Estateread more
It was the third trigger of the recession indicator in less than two weeks.Bondsread more
Overstock CEO Partick Byrne has resigned from the e-commerce company after making comments about his role in the "deep state."Technologyread more
Automakers are trying to deal with President Trump's efforts to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules.Autosread more
Mark Zuckerberg has been on a selling spree in August and has unloaded $526 million worth of stock this year.Technologyread more
Palantir CEO Alex Karp said billionaire investor Peter Thiel is right to question Google's decision to work in China, while abandoning military contracts in the US.Technologyread more
These are the stocks posting the largest moves midday.Market Insiderread more
U.S. manufacturer growth slowed to the lowest level in almost 10 years in August, the latest sign that the trade war may be exacerbating the economic slowdown.Marketsread more
L Brands shares fell by as much as 12% at one point, touching $17.61 — a price not seen since December 2009.Retailread more
"The president is not backing down," says CNBC's Jim Cramer, referring to Trump's repeated calls for the Fed to cut rates while talking tough on China.Economyread more
The market rebound this week hasn't convinced the strategist predicting a "Lehman-like" sell-off that the risk is completely off the table.Marketsread more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:
Oracle shares fell more than 3 percent in after-hours trading after the release of its first quarter earnings report. The company reported their earnings per share as 71 cents, beating analysts' estimates of 69 cents a share. However, it missed estimates for revenue, reporting $9.2 billion while it was expected to report $9.28 billion.
FedEx shares decreased more than 2.5 percent in after-hours trading when it released its first quarter earnings report. Its earnings per share were $3.46, missing analysts' estimate of $3.81. The company beat estimates on revenue of $16.88 billion, reporting $17.05 billion.
Univar Inc. shares increased up to 1.2 percent after the chemical distributor announced it would acquire Nexeo Solutions for $2 billion. The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2019. Univar CEO David Jukes said it expects the merger "to generate $100 million of annual run rate cost savings by the third year following close and reduce annual capital expenditures by $15 million immediately."
Nexeo Solutions shares soared 16 percent in post-market trading after being halted. Nexeo was acquired by a company owned by Wilbur Ross in 2016. He has since become the U.S. Commerce Secretary.