As tensions might drag over the next decade, investors have to learn to operate under prolonged uncertainty, said Warburg Pincus' Charles Kaye.World Economyread more
Billionaire investor Howard Marks, the co-chairman of Oaktree Capital, predicts there won't be a recession in the U.S. for another two years.US Economyread more
Network officials also said voters should expect more of a Koch focus on grassroots activism throughout the 2020 election cycle.Politicsread more
One person was killed and five others wounded on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington, D.C., not far from the White House, police said.U.S. Newsread more
Stores are extending hours and cities are spending on light shows as China tries to encourage consumers to spend more money at night.China Economyread more
New research suggests fewer girls pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — because they're better than boys at reading.Closing The Gapread more
Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Friday as investors digested a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front that dampened hopes of a deal being reached...Asia Marketsread more
GM's usage of temporary workers, potential closure of plants and health care contributions remain major sticking points, according to people familiar with the talks.Autosread more
In a room full of avowed capitalists, policies that sound to some like socialism are bound not to go over well.Delivering Alpharead more
Trump has criticized Facebook numerous times since becoming president, most recently posting on Twitter that the company's proposed digital currency, libra, will "have little...Technologyread more
Republicans and Democrats have long since separated themselves by ideology, leaving each more uniformly conservative or liberal than ever. And now a new data analysis by the...Politicsread more
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
Food producer J.M. Smucker earned an adjusted $1.58 per share for its latest quarter, compared to a consensus estimate of $1.74. Revenue also fell short of forecasts, with the company pointing to lower prices for coffee and peanut butter as well as increased competition in the dog food category.
Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $572 million to the state of Oklahoma for its part in fueling the opioid crisis. J&J said it would appeal the decision, but the amount was far less than the $17 billion the stated had requested and also below what Wall Street analysts had been predicting. The decision is also helping boost other drugmakers which have manufactured opioids, including Teva Pharmaceutical, Endo International, and Mallinckrodt.
Comcast – Wells Fargo resumed coverage of the NBCUniversal parent with an "outperform" rating, saying the Comcast story is more multi-dimensional than its cable peers.
Drugmaker AstraZeneca was granted fast track approval status by the Food and Drug Administration, as it attempts to get the popular diabetes drug Farxiga approved for use in preventing heart and kidney failure for patients with chronic kidney disease.
Taiwan Semiconductor was sued by contract chipmaker GlobalFoundries for patent infringement. GlobalFoundries is seeking to stop Taiwan Semi's customers – which include Apple – from importing affected products to the U.S. and Germany.
Papa John's named Arby's President Rob Lynch as its new president and chief executive officer. He replaces Steve Ritchie, who took over as CEO last year after founder John Schnatter stepped down amid controversy over comments involving the NFL's national anthem controversy.
Facebook is developing a new messaging app called "Threads", according to technology website The Verge. The app is designed to promote constant contact between users and their closest friends, and is seen as a threat to Snap's Snapchat.
Farfetch – The online luxury fashion retailer issued a statement denying a New York Post report that said it was close to acquiring struggling clothing retailer Barneys New York.
Tencent Music Entertainment – The music service is under investigation by Chinese antitrust authorities, according to Bloomberg. The probe could end exclusive music licensing deals that the company had struck with the world's biggest record labels.
Zynga – Wedbush added the mobile game maker's stock to its "Best Ideas" list, saying that key titles and new releases could boost Wall Street's expectations for the company through 2021.