Investors largely expected the FOMC to cut rates by a quarter point.The Fedread more
The lack of clarity surrounding the U.S.-China trade war is what's really hitting global growth, says ex- Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin.World Economyread more
China's economy has long relied on factors such high levels of investments and an expanding labor force for growth. Those growth drivers are running out of steam.China Economyread more
India could benefit from the fallout in the U.S.-China trade war, experts told CNBC — but much-needed reforms on land and labor could prove to be a challenge for companies...Asia Economyread more
New crash tests show the Tesla Model 3 and the Audi e-tron, are among the safest models out on the road. The results bolster the theory electric vehicles may be better...Autosread more
U.S. consumers and growth in sectors such as technology have offset declines in other American industries, says Tom Finke, chairman and CEO of investment management firm...US Economyread more
The FAA administrator's comments come on the eve of his visit to Boeing facilities outside Seattle. While there, he's scheduled to meet with Boeing executives and be briefed...Airlinesread more
Last weekend's attacks on oil facilities — and the spike in crude prices that followed — should show that the world needs to stop relying on oil, says Helen Clark.Energyread more
The photo depicts Canadian leader Justin Trudeau wearing a turban and robe, with dark makeup on his hands, face and neck. Liberal Party spokesman confirms the photo is of...Electionsread more
As the Fed was meeting to consider cutting interest rates, it lost control of the very benchmark rate that it manages.Market Insiderread more
CBS, CNN and other major media companies are starting to pull e-cigarette advertising off their airways, as the death toll from a mysterious vaping-related illness continues...Health and Scienceread more
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
United Technologies – United Technologies and Raytheon have announced a stock swap merger. Raytheon shareholders will receive 2.3348 shares for every share they now own, and the new company will be known as Raytheon Technologies.
Salesforce.com – Salesforce will buy analytics platform company Tableau Software in an all-stock deal. Tableau shareholders will receive 1.103 Salesforce shares for each share they now hold, representing a 42 percent premium based on Friday's closing prices.
Tilray – The Canadian cannabis producer struck a deal with its largest shareholder, Privateer Holdings, to extend the lock-up on sales of Privateer's shares and provide for an orderly disposition of the 75 million Tilray shares it holds. This will be accomplished through a so-called "downstream merger" in which Tilray will acquire Privateer.
Uber – Uber Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford has stepped down, according to a Reuters report, with CEO Dara Khosrowshahi eliminating the position to take more control of operations.
Spark Therapeutics – Spark and Swiss drugmaker Roche have hit another delay in their planned combination. Roche said both companies have a Federal Trade Commission request for more information, and that U.K. regulators have opened a probe as well. Roche is planning to buy Spark for $4.3 billion.
Fiat Chrysler – Fiat Chrysler and French automaker Renault are looking for ways to revive their abandoned merger plan, according to Reuters. Renault alliance partner Nissan is said to want Renault to significantly reduce its 43.4% stake in the Japanese automaker in return for supporting the deal.
Microsoft – Microsoft has unveiled its next-generation Xbox videogame console. The company said the console will be 4 times more powerful than the current version and that it will hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday shopping season.
Kraft Heinz – Kraft Heinz completed an internal investigation into its accounting prices and has also changed its financial practices as a result. Kraft Heinz saw its stock price take a hit when it revealed earlier this year that federal regulators were probing its finances.
Molson Coors – Credit Suisse initiated coverage of the beer brewer with an "underperform" rating, saying the issue with the company is its brand portfolio rather than marketing or management, and that the situation is not likely to improve.
Redfin – The online real estate website operator's stock got a double upgrade to "overweight" from "underweight" at Stephens, based on valuation and the prospects for more e-commerce offerings in the real estate space.
Analog Devices – The chipmaker's stock also got a double upgrade, this one from Goldman Sachs. Goldman upgraded Analog Devices to "buy" from "sell," saying the end of a cyclical correction is near and that the company has "idiosyncratic" revenue drivers.