If the shutdown continues through the week, Friday will mark the second federal paycheck missed by affected federal workers.
IBM beat expectations on results from the latest quarter and gave a stronger-than-expected forecast for 2019.
Stocks fell as weak data out of China and lower global growth estimates from the IMF renewed fears of the global economy slowing down.
The White House rejected a trade meeting with Chinese counterparts due to disagreement over the enforcement of intellectual property rules.
"I do not acknowledge that the fundamental economy has been adversely affect at all" by the shutdown, Trump advisor Larry Kudlow said.
Hedge fund Elliott Management has taken a stake in eBay and thinks the company's core marketplace business could be a target for Google, Walmart or private equity.
The 4.6 percent monthly move in existing home sales was unusually large, regardless of direction. The tally from the National Association of Realtors usually moves in the very low single digits month to month.
Jim Cramer says investors need to practice discipline when deciding how much stock to sell during the stock market's recent declines.
The super rich attending Davos have misgivings about Ocasio-Cortez's proposal to boost the tax rate on earnings above $10 million to 70 percent.
In a new federal filing Tuesday, the Department of Labor claimed Oracle's alleged discriminatory practices cost women and minorities an estimated $400 million.
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President Donald Trump's expectations that the U.S. Supreme Court would hand him a win in negotiations over the ongoing partial government shutdown now look likely to come to nothing.
Viacom has agreed to buy Pluto TV for $340 million in cash, as it bolsters its streaming business.
Pelosi wrote a letter to Trump last week urging him to either reschedule his State of the Union address or deliver it in writing to Congress.
He must pay €18.8 million ($21.6 million) but can avoid prison.
From 2009 to 2017, the percentage of workers traveling an hour or more each way jumped from 8 percent to 8.9 percent.
A trader is betting on trouble to come for the market.
AMC Theatres and Regal Cinemas have both declined to show Netflix's "Roma" at their theaters following the Oscar nominations Tuesday.
This could well be the year that "fallen angels," or former investment-grade debt that gets downgraded to speculative, shapes up as one of the more compelling stories.
The FSA's temporary reopening marks another government bureau's attempt to provide public services amid the partial shutdown.