Organizers claimed that nearly 2 million Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday in a rally to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but...China Politicsread more
Heavy rains caused unprecedented delays in planting this year and contributed to record floods across the central United States.Agricultureread more
Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Monday as investors await a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting set to happen later in the week stateside.Asia Marketsread more
Although Cook did not mention companies by name, his commencement speech in Silicon Valley's backyard mentioned data breaches, privacy violations, and even made reference to...Technologyread more
In the survey, 66% of Democratic primary voters say they'd be enthusiastic or comfortable about Biden as their nominee to take on President Trump in the 2020 election. Just...Politicsread more
U.S. ambassador to Israel David Friedman called the gesture a "birthday present" to Trump, who turned 73 on Friday.Politicsread more
The outlook for Germany's economy and political stability are more uncertain than ever, writes Michael Ivanovitch.World Economyread more
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement...China Politicsread more
The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on pre-2012 general...Bondsread more
Target's registers were down on Saturday for several hours preventing customers from checking out.Retailread more
The newspaper wrote that Goldman's executive are hoping CEO David Solomon's changes to a firm that historically thrived in investment banking and trading will boost its...US Marketsread more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:
Tempur Sealy International shares jumped more than 8 percent in after-hours trading following reports that competitor Mattress Firm is preparing to file for bankruptcy. Reuters reported on Tuesday that Mattress Firm could file for bankruptcy as soon as this week. Mattress Firm has been owned by South African retail conglomerate Steinhoff International Holdings since 2016.
JC Penny stock surged nearly 11 percent in the extended session after the company announced it had appointed Jill Soltau as CEO. Soltau served as CEO of crafts and fabrics retailer Joann Stores since 2015. J.C. Penny had been without a CEO since the sudden departure of Marvin Ellison in May, who left to become CEO of Lowe's.
Epizyme shares fell more than 7 percent in after-hours trading after the company announced a proposed offering of common stock. The terms of the offering have not been announced. The pharmaceutical company plans to use the proceeds to fund "global development and commercialization costs" of its cancer drug.