The tests are part of the Dodd-Frank regulatory reforms put in place after the 2008 financial crisis.
General Electric may not break up entirely, but it is heading toward a significant announcement at the end of this month.
A bidding war for Fox's movie production and other assets has raised the price of a deal by nearly $20 billion since December.
The NYU economics professor says this is a "moment of some degree of fragility."
J. P. Morgan analysts recommended investors continue to overweight small-cap stocks, seeing them as shielded from the escalating risk of a trade war and U.S. dollar volatility
Goldman Sachs analysis of the current prediction market concluded that November will be a closer election than earlier forecast.
The bidding war for Fox's movie studio and television assets heats up, as Disney is seen likely to raise its offer with cash.
In a widely-anticipated move, Comcast makes a new bid for the businesses Fox is currently in an agreement to sell to Walt Disney Co.
Shares of media and telecommunications companies react to a federal judge's widely watched ruling on AT&T's deal for Time Warner.
USG agreed to a $7 billion buyout by Germany's Knauf after Berkshire Hathaway threw its support behind a shareholder uprising.