These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell.Market Insiderread more
CNBC's Mike Santoli breaks down the aggressive buying of "sure things" and shunning of cyclical and policy risk.Trading Nationread more
The Iranian Intelligence Ministry held a briefing on Monday where they announced the alleged spies were Iranian citizens but trained by the CIA.World Newsread more
Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a...Technologyread more
Facebook has seen an increase in the median number of comments, likes and ads clicked by users on the service from January to July, according to Audience Insights, a Facebook...Technologyread more
Two traders say Boeing's on the path to recovery.Trading Nationread more
In its latest attempt to build market credibility, China on Monday launched the Science and Technology Innovation Board, or "STAR Market," on which 25 companies were listed.China Economyread more
Bridgewater Associates's flagship fund reportedly posted one of its worst first-half performances in two decades.Hedge Fundsread more
The U.S. will likely emerge the winner in a "cold currency war" that is heating up, an expert said.Currenciesread more
Morgan Stanley maintained its overweight rating on Apple's stock and hiked its price target to $247 from $231, heading into the tech giant's third-quarter earnings on July 30.Investingread more
General Electric is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings at the end of the month.Investingread more
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
Apple – Apple holds its Worldwide Developers Conference Monday and is reportedly set to announce the end of its iTunes store. Bloomberg reports that iTunes functions will be divided among three newly developed applications.
Cypress Semiconductor – The chipmaker will be bought by Germany's Infineon for $23.85 per share in cash, a 34 percent premium over Friday's close. The deal is valued at $10.1 billion including assumed debt.
FedEx – China is launching a probe of FedEx following accusations that packages intended for telecom giant Huawei were diverted.
Humana – In an SEC filing, Humana said it did not intend to make a proposal to combine with health insurer Centene as an alternative to Centene's planned acquisition of WellCare Health Plans. Humana said this statement was a one-time exception to its policy of not commenting on market rumors.
Goldman Sachs – Goldman is buying Capital Vision Services – manager of the MyEyeDr optometry practices – from a private equity firm and a Canadian pension fund. Goldman did not reveal financial details but the Wall Street Journal reports that the deal is worth $2.7 billion.
Blackstone Group – Blackstone is buying industrial warehouse assets from Singapore logistics provider GLP For $18.7 billion, in what Blackstone said is the largest-ever private real estate transaction.
Boeing - Some of Boeing's 737 MAX jets may have faulty parts, according to the FAA. Boeing said it has identified 20 jets that most likely to have faulty parts and plans to check another 159 for the same parts.
Facebook – Facebook has been in contact with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission about rolling out a digital currency, according to the Financial Times.
Fiat Chrysler – Fiat Chrysler is discussing an improved bid for French carmaker Renault, according to Reuters, in order to win backing from the French government for a deal.
Waste Management – Waste Management was upgraded to "outperform" from "sector perform" at RBC Capital, which cited the company's unique positioning within its sector.
Salesforce.com – J.P. Morgan Securities removed the stock from its "Analyst Focus List", based on current valuation following a 2½ year gain of 121 percent.