Stocks rise as investors cheered strong quarterly numbers from companies like Coca-Cola and United Technologies.US Marketsread more
The IMF trims its economic growth forecast again as the U.S.-China trade war continues, Brexit worries linger and inflation remains muted.Economyread more
Citigroup thinks Tesla investors hoping for a post-earnings rally later this week should scrutinize a pair of related financial metrics.Investingread more
Olive branches were extended from both China and the U.S. as the two nations are set to restart face-to-face trade negotiations after a month-long truce.Marketsread more
In advance of Amazon's earnings report on Thursday, Craig Johnson says the stock chart is pointing to big gains. Mark Tepper also likes the stock.Trading Nationread more
Coca-Cola topped Wall Street's expectations for earnings and revenue.Food & Beverageread more
New disclosures show Facebook and Amazon each spent more than $4 million on lobbying activity in the second quarter of 2019.Technologyread more
Boris Johnson, one of the biggest voices in the Brexit movement, wins the Conservative Party leadership race by a 2-1 margin.Europe Politicsread more
Disney can nearly double its earnings by 2024, Morgan Stanley said in a note to clients on Tuesday.Investingread more
Amazon is expected to report its second-quarter earnings on Thursday.Investingread more
The largest residential brokerage company in the U.S. is partnering with the largest online retailer in a strategy to boost sales for both.Real Estateread more
The Japanese government reportedly played a role in the breakdown of merger talks between Renault and Fiat Chrysler earlier this month, raising concerns the combination could harm Nissan, Bloomberg News reported Friday.
Japan signaled its misgivings over the deal to the French government, Bloomberg said, citing anonymous sources. France — Renault's largest shareholder — reportedly delayed negotiations to try to win Nissan's support, causing Fiat to withdraw its offer.
These new details on Japan's role show the obstacles to a quick revival in the talks. It also shows that France and Japan can find common ground to protect their carmakers and the strained two-decade Renault-Nissan alliance.
Spokespeople for Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the French Finance Ministry declined to comment. Representatives for Renault and Nissan also declined to comment in the Bloomberg report. Renault, Nissan and Fiat Chrysler didn't immediately respond to requests for comment from CNBC.
Renault and the French government are now focused on mending their relationships with Nissan, Bloomberg said.
The alliance between the two companies has been under strain since the November arrest of Carlos Ghosn, who oversaw both auto manufacturers and the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. Tensions escalated after Renault's new chairman, Jean-Dominique Senard, pushed Nissan for a merger, which the Japanese automaker later rejected.
Read the full Bloomberg News Report here.