In a room full of avowed capitalists, policies that sound to some like socialism are bound not to go over well.Delivering Alpharead more
At least in terms of monetary policy, Pence says should be taking after other regions who keep their benchmark interest rates near zero.Delivering Alpharead more
AT&T isn't focused on selling or divesting DirecTV, despite pressure from stakeholder Elliott Management, sources tell CNBC.Technologyread more
The measure to keep the government running through Nov. 21 now heads to the Senate, where McConnell has signaled he will back a temporary spending plan.Politicsread more
Amazon's purchase comes as part of its plan to convert its delivery fleet to 100% renewable energy by 2030. The e-commerce retailer already runs 40% of its fleet on renewable...Autosread more
As part of the plan, Amazon has agreed to purchase 100,000 electric delivery vans from vehicle manufacturer Rivian.Technologyread more
Apple's iOS 13.1 will be released on Sept. 24, six days earlier than previously announced.Technologyread more
Hedge fund titan Leon Cooperman said he's concerned about a shift to the left in the political landscape, which could harm the economy and the stock market.Delivering Alpharead more
The plan will allow Medicare to negotiate lower prices on as many as 250 drugs and apply those discounts to private health plans.Health and Scienceread more
The move could bring a welcome salve to farmers caught in the crosshairs of the trade war if it results in a reopening of the market.Politicsread more
The pilot program will deliver food and beverage, over-the-counter medications and other items within minutes, the company said. Prescription deliveries will not be available.Health and Scienceread more
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
Fiat Chrysler — Fiat Chrysler is seeking a merger with French automaker Renault, in a deal that would see each side take a 50% stake in a merged entity. The proposal would create the world's third largest automaker by production.
Uber — Uber announced that Ryan Graves has resigned from its board of directors. Graves was the first employee hired by Uber and briefly served as the ride-hailing company's CEO.
Nasdaq — Nasdaq has pulled out of the bidding for Norway's Oslo Bors, after Norway rejected Nasdaq's argument that the stock exchange takeover should not be allowed if less than a two-thirds stake was bought. Euronext is now the only bidder, after receiving approval for its bid for more than 50% of the exchange.
Teva Pharmaceutical — The drugmaker agreed to an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma over claims it was among the parties responsible for the state's opioid crisis. A trial is set to begin today in which Johnson & Johnson will face a similar accusation
Molson Coors — Molson Coors won a partial victory in its legal dispute with rival beer brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev. A court ruled that Bud Light commercials could not claim that Molson's MillerCoors unit used corn syrup in its light beers.
Meredith Corp. — Meredith struck a deal to sell Sports Illustrated magazine for $110 million to licensing company Authentic Brands Group. However, Meredith will still publish the iconic publication and manage its website.
Global Payments — Global Payments and Total Systems Services have agreed to an all-stock merger of equals. The two payment technology companies expect the transaction to close during the fourth quarter.
Beyond Meat — J.P. Morgan Securities initiated coverage of the plant-based burger company with an "overweight" rating and a $97 per share price target, noting an "extraordinary" growth opportunity in a market it thinks will expand by 100 times from current levels over the next 15 years.
Activision Blizzard — Goldman Sachs upgraded the videogame producer to "buy" from "neutral" and added the stock to the "Conviction Buy" list, noting the potential positive impact of new and upcoming content.
Southwest Airlines — Evercore downgraded Southwest to "in-line" from "outperform", pointing to the negative impact that the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX jet has had on the air carrier.