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
Democrats want Mueller's testimony on his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and Trump's efforts to influence it.Politicsread more
The trade war between Beijing and Washington appears to have depressed Chinese property purchases in the United States. China's own actions may also be playing a role.Real Estateread more
Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out another email to his employees, pushing them to aim for a record number of vehicle deliveries to end the second quarter of 2019.Technologyread more
More than 300 companies are talking to government officials in Washington about how detrimental the trade war is.Marketsread more
The Senate is expected to pass its own version of the border aid legislation, while the Trump administration has threatened to veto both bills.Politicsread more
Some 4 million people have fled the South American country since 2015 amid an economic meltdown.World Politicsread more
Powell stresses the central bank's independence in a speech that comes amid continuous pressure from the White House to cut interest rates.The Fedread more
Stocks in Asia were tepid on Wednesday afternoon after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell tempered expectations for a potential interest rate cut.Asia Marketsread more
The purchase confirms Apple's continued interest in self-driving car software, and it will bolster Apple's engineering ranks with additional employees who can build autonomous...Technologyread more
More than 1,000 protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G-20 summit to raise the plight of Hong Kong with China and to...World Politicsread more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:
Shares of Salesforce.com fell more than 3 percent in extended trading Monday after issuing weak first-quarter revenue guidance. The software company released better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings, posting earnings per share of 70 cents on revenues of $3.60 billion. Wall Street expected earnings per share of 55 cents on revenues of $3.56 billion.
Salesforce.com estimated first-quarter revenues between $3.67 and $3.68 billion, missing expectations of $3.70 billion. The company predicts earnings per share between 60 and 61 cents, lower than the 63 cents forecast by analysts.
GameStop shares jumped about 4 percent after hours Monday after the company announced its board of directors approved a new $300 million share repurchase program. This stock buyback program will be replacing the previous repurchase authorization, which has $170 million remaining. The board also declared a quarterly cash dividend of 38 cents per common share.
Invitae shares plummeted more than 5 percent after hours following an announcement that the genetic testing company started a public offering of $125 million of shares of its common stock. Invitae will also give new shareholders a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $18.75 million of shares.
Shares of Ascendis Pharma dipped 2 percent after market close Monday after the Denmark-based bio-pharmaceutical company announced it has started a public offering of $400 million of American shares. Buyers will have a 30-day period where they maintain the option to buy an additional $60 million of shares.