Americans now say they approve of free trade by 64%-27%, a margin of better than two to one. That's up from 57%-37% early in Trump's presidency, and 51%-41% near the end of...Politicsread more
Kudlow pointed to strong retail sales and low unemployment as signs that the U.S. economy remained strong.Marketsread more
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note briefly fell below the 2-year rate on Wednesday, a phenomenon in the bond market known as yield curve inversion, which is...Marketsread more
The MacBook Pro recall and its subsequent ban from flights underscores the increasing brand risk from problems with lithium-ion batteries.Technologyread more
Experts say the timing of Amazon executives' contributions to Rep. David Cicilline likely reflect the company's heightened urgency over growing regulatory scrutiny.Technologyread more
Despite aggressive strides, Waymo needs one thing before their self-driving cars become a seriously useful transportation system: people. We talked to the ones closest to it.Technologyread more
CNBC combed through Wall Street research to see which stocks are still a buy after their earnings reports.Marketsread more
Coinbase security chief Philip Martin explains, "Possession of a key is possession of your currency. What that means is that you can't revoke a cryptocurrency key, if that key...Technologyread more
Fraud investigator Harry Markopolos' accusations extended beyond GE's management to actuaries, auditors and analysts who he claims overlooked billions in liabilities.Marketsread more
The Supreme Court could strike down the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency Elizabeth Warren has likened to her child and which Justice...2020 Electionsread more
Bianco Research's James Bianco suggests Wall Street is desperately looking for a signal that a 50 basis point cut is coming next month.Trading Nationread more
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
Goldman Sachs – Goldman earned $5.81 per share for the second quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $4.89 a share. Revenue also beat forecasts and Goldman boosted its quarterly dividend to $1.25 per share from 85 cents a share.
JPMorgan Chase – The bank reported quarterly profit of $2.82 per share compared to a consensus estimate of $2.50 a share, but that did include 23 cents in tax benefits. Revenue beat forecasts as well, but profit on lending fell as interest rates declined.
Johnson & Johnson – J&J reported adjusted quarterly profit of $2.58 per share, beating consensus estimates by 12 cents a share. Revenue also beat forecasts and the health-care giant raised its full-year sales outlook.
Domino's Pizza – The restaurant operator earned $2.19 per share for its second quarter, beating forecasts of $2.02 a share. Sales were below analyst estimates, however. U.S. comparable-store sales were up 3%, also missing forecasts.
KeyCorp – The bank said that it discovered fraudulent activity associated with transactions by a business customer. KeyCorp is investigating potential exposure to the fraud, currently estimated at up to $90 million net of tax.
Fiat Chrysler – Goldman Sachs issued a "sell" rating on the automaker's stock, saying it sees limited opportunity for North American earnings growth and that other segments of the company's business face challenges.
J.B. Hunt Transport – J.B. Hunt reported quarterly earnings of $1.23 per share, missing consensus estimates by 12 cents a share. The logistics company's revenue was in line with estimates, but higher insurance costs impacted the bottom line.
PayPal – PayPal launched its international money transfer service Xoom in Britain and 31 other countries in Europe.
Vale – Vale will pay about $107 million in compensation to workers who were affected by the January mining disaster that killed at least 240 people. The mining company had announced a $2.4 billion writedown in May for payments to victims' families.
Amazon.com – Amazon's "Prime Day" continues into its second day today. A Wall Street Journal article points out that although competitors may match Amazon's price deals, the company's goal is more about signing up more members for its Prime program.
Repligen – Repligen shares are under pressure after the drug maker announced a $100 million common stock offering and a $250 million offering of convertible senior notes.
Slack Technologies – KeyBanc initiated coverage on the workplace messaging service with an "overweight" rating, saying Slack's service has redefined digital workplace communications and that its revenue could grow beyond $3 billion in 5 years and $10 billion within 10 years.