The Business Roundtable, a group of CEOs of nearly 200 major U.S. corporations, gave a new definition of the "purpose of a corporation."Marketsread more
Stocks rose sharply on Monday as Treasury yields rebounded, quelling fears of a possible recessionUS Marketsread more
J.P. Morgan estimates the average annual tariff cost per household will be $1,000 with the new round of Trump's tariffs.Marketsread more
Since its IPO 15 years ago, Google has become more and more powerful. Today, that power is being highly scrutinized.Technologyread more
The attacks come after state and local ransomware attacks in New York, Louisiana, Maryland and Florida resulted in the loss of significant sums.Technologyread more
J.P. Morgan says investors should remain guarded for the rest of August and wait until next month before buying stocks again.Marketsread more
The service will be available on popular platforms like Apple TV, Google Chromecast and Roku, but not Amazon's Fire TV.Technologyread more
Investors should be careful not to buy or sell stocks based on last week's brief inversion of the yield curve in the bond market, CNBC's Jim Cramer warns.Investingread more
Growth in fitness is strong now, but analysts are already warning of a slowdown if the economy goes into a recession.Business Newsread more
The conglomerate's head of investor relations released a more detailed statement about accounting practices under fire from Harry Markopolos.Marketsread more
Wild market swings claimed plenty of victims last week, but Cornerstone Macro's Carter Worth says Home Depot is poised for a big breakout.Options Actionread more
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
Intel – Intel received a $185 million grant from the Israeli government in return for a $5 billion expansion of its chip making operations in Israel.
Walmart, Target, Macy's – These and other retail stocks are on watch today, following holiday shopping season numbers that were the best in six years. Mastercard reports a 5.1 percent increase in U.S. retail sales between November 1 and December 24.
Marriott, Expedia – The two companies are in the final stages of talks over fees that Marriott will pay the online booking company. The Wall Street Journal reports that this negotiation is seen as key in the industry, with the world's largest hotel company having more clout than ever following its takeover of Starwood two years ago.
Amazon.com — A top Amazon executive privately advised the Trump administration on creating a new internet portal that could generate billions for Amazon, according to the UK's Guardian newspaper. The official in question had been chief U.S. acquisition officer during the Obama administration. The paper does say it's not clear if any policies were violated, and that a contract for the portal hasn't been awarded as yet.
Activision Blizzard, Amazon.com, Alphabet – A research report from Baird points to these "triple A" stocks as good bets for a rebound following the recent tumble in the stocks, given their behavior following other recent market corrections. Baird gives "honorable" mention to Facebook and Take-Two Interactive.
JD.com – The China-based internet company's board authorized a share buyback program of up to $1 billion to be executed over the next 12 months.
Perrigo – Perrigo shares are rebounding from sharp losses incurred earlier this week, following a demand by Ireland that the Dublin-based drug maker pay a $1.8 billion tax bill related to its 2013 takeover of another drug company, Elan.
Roku – The streaming video device maker was named "top pick for 2019" at Needham, based on growth in the over-the-top video market, strategic position, demographic reach, and other factors.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings – Wedbush removed the cruise line operator's stock from its "Best Ideas" list due to what it calls "investment price discipline", but still rates the stock "outperform" with a $65 price target.