The bond market has entered a financial twilight zone, and at this point, there doesn't seem to be a smooth way out.Market Insiderread more
"I think (rate cuts) will help, but whether they're going to be sufficient to counter the negative trade pressures and global growth slowdown and impact is debatable," one...Central Banksread more
President Donald Trump said on Twitter he was postponing a scheduled meeting with Denmark's prime minister because of her lack of interest in discussing a possible sale of...World Politicsread more
China has used both monetary and fiscal measures to lift economic activity as its trade war with the U.S. looks set to intensify in the coming months.China Economyread more
The two countries want to smash the civil aerospace duopoly enjoyed by Airbus and Boeing.Aerospace & Defenseread more
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected to provide more clarity on the...Asia Marketsread more
After Elon Musk touts Tesla solar on Twitter, Walmart sues the electric vehicle and clean energy company over store rooftop panels that ignited.Technologyread more
U.S. and Asian investors poured $3.7 billion into U.K. tech start-ups in the first seven months of 2019, research shows.Technologyread more
Trump said he has "been thinking about payroll taxes for a long time" — and he cautioned that "whether or not we do something now, it's not being done because of recession."Politicsread more
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo privately told business executives and free traders that the trade war could end by the 2020 election and that hurdles to an immediate agreement...2020 Electionsread more
Market bull Jeff Saut told CNBC on Tuesday that the lows are in and the market is headed "much higher."Marketsread more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:
Shares of Merck & Co dropped as much as 9% in extended trading on Monday, before erasing those losses, after the pharmaceutical company announced that its medication Keytruda failed to meet expectations in phase 3 of the drug's trial. Keytruda, a breast cancer medication, did not show results that met the desired requirements when compared to patients treated with chemotherapy.
Shares of Snap ticked slightly higher after the company announced it has named a new chief financial officer to take over for interim CFO Lara Sweet, effective immediately. The social media company promoted Derek Andersen, Snap's current vice president of finance, to permanently fill the position of chief financial officer. Lara Sweet will be taking over the role of chief people officer.
Shares of General Motors seesawed after news broke that the company will be ending its 'Maven' car-sharing service in eight of the 17 North American cities in which it is currently offered. Maven, launched in 2016, will end the service in the next few months in cities including Chicago and Boston. GM did not disclose the full list of cities where service will be eliminated. Cities the service will continue to operate in include Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Detroit and Toronto.
Shares of Mercury Systems dropped more than 5% after the aerospace and defense company announced it will be issuing 5 million shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. The company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering towards refinancing or repayment of debt and future acquisitions, as well as other corporate expenses.