Experts believe a wider spat with Europe would be much more damaging than the current tit-for-tat with China.Traderead more
After the Fed released minutes of its last meeting, the bond market signaled it fears the Fed will not be aggressive enough with its rate cutting.Market Insiderread more
The Fed minutes also note that "a couple" members wanted a 50 basis point cut, based primarily on the weak inflation readings.The Fedread more
Markets pay particular attention to Italy's spending, given its public debt pile. This stands at above 130% of its growth rate, one of the highest in the world.Politicsread more
Flight bookings to Hong Kong have fallen 10%, hit by the unrest in the city, said Alan Joyce, the chief executive of Australian carrier Qantas Airways.Airlinesread more
Analysts generally doubt how effective the People Bank of China's latest interest rate announcement will be in significantly helping businesses grow.China Economyread more
These in-demand skills can command top pay packets, says Feon Ang of professional networking site LinkedIn.Get Aheadread more
Japanese manufacturing activity shrank for a fourth straight month in August as export orders fell at a sharper pace.Asia Marketsread more
The Washington governor had centered his campaign around climate change, calling it "the most urgent challenge of our time."Politicsread more
The inversion is seen by many veteran traders as an important recession omen, though the timing on the eventual downturn is less predictable.Bondsread more
Here's what Nordstrom reported for its fiscal second-quarter earnings.Retailread more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:
FedEx shares dropped nearly 6 percent during after hours trading Tuesday as the company lowered its full year 2019 earnings guidance but beat expectations this quarter. It lowered its full year earnings guidance to a range of $15.50 to $16.60 per share, down from $17.20 to $17.80 per share. Analysts expected $17.33 per share.
FedEx reported second-quarter earnings of $4.03 per share while analysts expected $3.94. It also beat expectations in revenue, reporting $17.8 billion, versus analysts' prediction of $17.75 billion.
Jabil shares rose as much as 12.5 percent during after hours trading as it beat expectations on earnings and revenue for the quarter. The company earned 90 cents per share, beating analysts' expectations of 88 cents per share. It also beat revenue estimates of $6.10 billion, reporting $6.51 billion.
Micron Technology shares fell nearly 8 percent in the extended session after the company missed revenue expectations. The company reported $7.91 billion, missing revenue estimates of $8.02 billion. It reported earnings of $2.97 per share, beating analysts' expectations of $2.96 per share.