These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell.Market Insiderread more
Mnuchin tells CNBC he's confident President Trump and China's Xi Jinping can make progress in stalled trade talks.World Economyread more
U.S. stock index futures jumped Wednesday morning after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC that the U.S. and China were close to reaching a trade deal.US Marketsread more
JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon says student lending "is a disgrace and its hurting America," he told Yahoo Finance Tuesday.Economyread more
Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CNBC.Politicsread more
Democrats want Mueller's testimony on his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and Trump's efforts to influence it.Politicsread more
Mortgage application volume was 40% higher than a year ago, largely because lower rates are strengthening the refinance market.Real Estateread more
Stocks should rally if the U.S. and China agree to new negotiations and a ceasefire in the trade war, but the economic impact of tariffs will continue.Market Insiderread more
Bitcoin surged as high as $12,919 in early morning trade Wednesday, to its highest level since January 2018.Technologyread more
AbbVie's deal to buy Allergan for about $63 billion is a "nice exit from a tough situation," RBC Capital Markets analyst Randall Stanicky says.Biotech and Pharmaceuticalsread more
Omada Health just raised $73 million at a valuation of around $600 million as it seeks to expand its digital health offerings.Technologyread more
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.: "What a great company. $93 billion market cap company, run incredibly well. That's my kind of company for this environment."
Qualcomm Inc.: "I don't know, [the risk-reward is] $3 down, $10 up because you've got 5G coming. But the $3 down might be first."
Qudian Inc.: "No. Don't buy. These companies come public, like, every day. The Chinese are bringing so many of their companies — I'm being hyperbolic — but very few of them actually work and this one I don't want you to touch."
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV: "That's the best of the automakers, but I don't really care for the automakers, so I'm going to say take some off the table. It's too hard a group."
Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc.: "I think this is one of those 'to each his own' [situations]. If you want a spec in that one, I'm not going to fight you. I don't fight against the specs in that area."
Encana Corp.: "We've got to buy the highest-quality oils now because the patch is so dicey. Encana is not one of those."
Weight Watchers Intl. Inc.: "Look, [CEO] Mindy Grossman's terrific, but they didn't make the quarter, so it's a show-me situation. I'm going to take a pass on it."
BP PLC: "BP? Absolutely. They just raised the dividend. The cash flow's amazing. They're doing a lot of things right. It's absurdly valued, which is why the charitable trust is buying it right here."