Blackstone Executive Vice Chairman Tony James says he's less optimistic now than before that the U.S.-China trade war could be resolved, but even a smaller deal could help...World Economyread more
The massive market transformation this month that some on Wall Street called a "once in a decade opportunity" might have just been a one-off technical move because of taxes.Marketsread more
The Pentagon will deploy U.S. forces to the Middle East on the heels of the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, United States Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced...Defenseread more
CNBC did a deep dive through the most recent Wall Street research to find stocks that analysts say are underappreciated.Marketsread more
Shares of MasterCard are up 46% this year, and 1120% since 2011, getting a boost from the strong U.S. consumer.Investingread more
CNBC sat in on an "empathy training" at Amazon PillPack's Somerville offices, which is part of new hire orientation.Technologyread more
Trade with China is the 'big unknown' for the Federal Reserve as it decides how best to support the U.S. economy, says Council on Foreign Relations Director of International...Futures Nowread more
Lobbying experts said the visit is likely an attempt to be in lawmakers' ears as they consider legislation that would impact Facebook.Technologyread more
Yardeni Research's Edward Yardeni believes the U.S. economy is picking up steam.Trading Nationread more
Iran's audacious drone and cruise missile attack on Saudi Arabia's oil producing facilities has provided a critical test yet for the Trump administration's foreign policy. A...Politicsread more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:
Netflix shares rose more than 1.5 percent after UBS upgraded the company to buy from neutral and raised its price target to $410. It said that after six months of under-performing, the investment bank thinks that the stock will rise as subscriber numbers grow.
Activision Blizzard shares dropped as much as 7 percent after hours as the video game company announced it was transferring publishing rights for its Destiny franchise to Bungie. Therefore, Activision will not include revenue, operating income or operating loss from the Destiny franchise in 2019.
Urban Outfitters shares fell as much as 2 percent despite the company announcing an increase in sales for the past two months of 2018 compared to 2017. The company said that its net sales increased 5 percent in 2018's last two months compared to 2017's. These sales were driven by double-digit growth digitally, which was partially offset by negative retail store sales.
Embraer shares rose 4 percent during after hours after the Brazilian government approved its partnership with Boeing. The two companies agreed on a joint venture last month. Boeing will have 80 percent ownership in the new company and Embraer will have 20 percent.
PVH shares rose more than 5 percent during after hours after the company raised its fourth quarter and full-year guidance. The company also put a number on the restructuring of its Calvin Klein brand, which it expects to cost approximately $120 million over the next 12 months.
PVH expects its revenue to be $2.4 billion in the fourth quarter and $9.57 billion for the year. It also expects its earnings to be at least $1.75 per share for the quarter, which is 15 cents per share higher than previous guidance.