The U.S. is showing signs of targeting China's domestic surveillance and the tech supporting it.Technologyread more
Pro-EU parties are set to hold onto two-thirds of the seats at the EU Parliament.Europe Politicsread more
The projected result comes shortly after Conservative Party leader Theresa May announced her resignation as prime minister on Friday morning.Europe Politicsread more
A Beijing decision to rapidly and sharply cut its excessive and unsustainable trade surplus with the U.S. would change for the better the bilateral relationship, writes...World Economyread more
Investors are largely focused on results of the EU parliamentary elections. Euroskeptic parties in Britain and France made solid gains.Europe Marketsread more
Former Apple CEO John Sculley says this skill is vital to all great business leadership.Successread more
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to make sure that India becomes a highly competitive manufacturing hub where global investors will look to invest, the chairman of India...Asia Economyread more
U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday he expects to get the trade gap with Japan "straightened out rapidly," adding that announcements on that could come as soon as August.World Economyread more
Bitcoin surged more than 9% from the day before to hit its highest level in more than a year.Technologyread more
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Sources say the talks have picked up speed in recent days and could lead to an announcement regarding a merger or partnership by Monday.Autosread more
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
– Goldcorp will be acquired by in a $10 billion deal. The price for the combination of the two gold producers represents about a 17 percent premium for Goldcorp shareholders.
– The athletic apparel maker raised its full-year earnings and revenue guidance amid increased sales momentum. Lululemon now expects to earn $1.72 to $1.74 per share for its fourth quarter, compared to its prior estimate of $1.64 to 41.67 a share and a consensus Wall Street projection of $1.69 a share.
– Apple could be under pressure once again after one of its chip suppliers, Germany's Dialog Semiconductor, reported fourth-quarter sales at the low end of its target range. Dialog's power management chips for Apple devices represents about three quarters of its business.
— Chief Executive Officer Geisha Williams stepped down over the weekend, as the utility deals with the financial impact of possible links to the recent California wildfires. PG&E also said it would file for voluntary bankruptcy reorganization later this month.
– Bank of America/Merrill Lynch downgraded the airline's stock to "neutral" from "buy," saying Delta lacks the earnings catalysts it sees in other airline stocks. However, Bank of America added that its view of Delta as an industry leader with best-in-class fundamentals has not changed.
– Evercore downgraded the disk drive maker's stock to "underperform" from "in line," saying the market is underappreciating the impact of lower memory chip prices and structural competitive issues on Western Digital.
– AB InBev is considering a partial initial public offering of its Asian operations, according to Reuters, a move that would raise billions of dollars for the beer brewing giant that could be used to pay down debt.
– GE's Medical Systems Information Technology unit won a $450 million Pentagon contract for patient monitoring systems.
– The media company is in talks to sell a majority stake of some of its China operations, according to sources quoted by The Wall Street Journal.
– Sherwin-Williams was upgraded to "outperform" from "market perform" at Wells Fargo, which believes that investors are underestimating the paint producer's potential upside.
– Gannett is the target of a $12 per share cash takeover bid by MNG Enterprises. MNG is one of the largest newspaper chains in the U.S. and has built a 7.5 percent stake in the USA Today publisher.
– IBM will buy Deutsche Telekom's T-Systems mainframe service business for just under $1 billion, according to Germany's Handelsblatt newspaper.