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Forecasters say Hurricane Florence poses a catastrophic threat. Friday brings plenty of economic data. Former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke says credit-related factors need more attention. And Volkswagen is ending production of the Beetle. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
Strong gains for U.S. stocks Thursday. Economists say tariffs haven't affected economic growth yet. House Republicans vote to extend individual tax cuts. Facebook to begin fact-checking posted photos and videos. Charlie Turner reports.
Florence to arrive in North Carolina Thursday but fewer residents have flood insurance than five years ago. General Motors recalling more than a million late-model pickup trucks and SUVs over a steering defect. Scientists believe children should not play tackle football before age 14. J.R. Whalen reports.
Kroger reports earnings. The Senate Commerce Committee sets a hearing with tech companies. Pope Francis meets with high-ranking church officials. And Bob Woodward's new book has a big first day. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
Hurricane Florence expected to hit the coasts of the Carolinas Thursday or Friday. Businesses align to opposed U.S. tariffs on imported goods. FDA commissioner considering pulling all e-cigarettes from the U.S. market. J.R. Whalen reports.
Hurricane Florence expected to pound the Southeastern U.S. on Thursday. Chinese leaders meeting with Wall Street executives to calm investors' fears. One way to curb your iPhone addiction could be to go gray. J.R. Whalen reports.
The Nasdaq and S&P 500 each snap four-session losing streaks. CBS stock down roughly 1.5% on news CEO Leslie Moonves is stepping down following more sexual misconduct allegations. Oil analysts fear a seasonal slowdown in demand could send prices significantly lower. J.R. Whalen reports.
CBS CEO Leslie Moonves' departure prompts investigations into whether sexual harassment is rampant at the company. Hurricane Florence expected to reach the Southeastern U.S. on Thursday. Snap, Inc. strategy chief leaving the company as the Snapchat app faces declines in users. J.R. Whalen reports.
Stocks fall on more trade worries. Trump set to slap tariffs on 267 billion dollars in Chinese imports. That's on top of 200 billion in planned tariffs on China, which Apple says will hurt its business. Tesla hit by more executive exits. Charlie Turner reports.
Employers added 201,000 jobs to the U.S. economy in August, more than Wall Street projected, and the unemployment rate held steady 3.9%. J.R. Whalen reports.
Harvey Weinstein could face additional charges. Friday's calendar brings the August jobs report. New York and New Jersey are investigating sex abuse in the Catholic Church. And the Oscars is scrapping plans for a popular film category. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
Tech stocks tumble for a second day. CBS said to be negotiating a possible exit for CEO Leslie Moonves. Wells Fargo's wholesale banking unit reportedly being investigated for possible fraud. Charlie Turner reports.
Trump administration officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, deny writing a New York Times Op-Ed piece critical of the president. Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh continue. Ford recalls 2,000 F-150 trucks. J.R. Whalen reports.
Brett Kavanaugh faces more questions from lawmakers. Barnes & Noble and Broadcom report earnings. Senator Bernie Sanders wants to tax big companies. And Uber is expanding a feature to ban users with low ratings. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
Tech stocks get clobbered, as social media execs are called on the Congressional carpet. CBS is reportedly in talks with the Redstones to settle their legal feud. Justice Department reportedly set to OK two health mega-mergers. Charlie Turner reports.
Theranos to dissolve following criminal fraud charges. Airlines performed well this past summer despite numerous stretches of severe weather. 21st Century Fox signs a deal to air boxing on its TV and cable channels. J.R. Whalen reports.
Stocks edge lower. Nike's shares fall amid its new ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick. Amazon hits one trillion dollars in market value. Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel will not seek a third term. Charlie Turner reports.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Senate hearing kicks off amid fireworks. More and more large U.S. cities now have cyber insurance to protect against hackers. Samsung battling Chinese companies to capture the inexpensive smartphone market. J.R. Whalen reports.
Wall Street gets back to work on Tuesday. The August jobs report is due Friday. Hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh begin on Tuesday. Massachusetts and New Hampshire hold primaries. And earnings season rolls on. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
Stocks end choppy session little changed after the U.S. and Canada fail to reach a trade deal. Ford scraps plans to import Focus from China because of Trump tariffs. Blowout earnings from Lululemon. Charlie Turner reports.
Coca-Cola to buy British coffee-shop chain Costa for about $5 billion. Wells Fargo investigating allegations of gender bias in its wealth-management division. U.S. military, intelligence officials differ on the direction of the war in Afghanistan. J.R. Whalen reports.
Friday brings the final report on August consumer sentiment. Volkswagen says its earnings could take a hit. TD Bank sees a boost from its U.S. unit. And high-absenteeism is forcing schools to adopt new approaches. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
Stocks fall on tariff concerns. Regulators want to make it easier for individuals to invest in private companies. Trump plans to freeze pay for federal civilian workers. Wells Fargo punishes workers over doctored dinner expenses. Charlie Turner reports.
Wells Fargo investigating employees falsified meal expense receipts. U.S. Justice Department says Harvard puts Asian-Americans at a disadvantage through its 'personal rating.' The Campbells Soup Co. putting its international operations and refrigerated-foods business up for sale. J.R. Whalen reports.
Nasdaq, S&P 500 close at record highs for the fourth straight day. Strong earnings put a charge into small-cap stocks. Insider trading charges against Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks. Charlie Turner reports.
White House counsel Don McGahn to leave his post this fall. A Malaysian financier with ties to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and a lawyer to President Trump is under investigation for embezzlement. Would you let a computer camera scan your naked body? J.R. Whalen reports.
Stocks closed higher on Tuesday. Top Republicans are urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to stay on the job. Yum China has rejected a buyout offer to take the company private. And Aramco is racking up patents. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
President Trump accuses Google of skewing its search results against him. Sales of new vehicles are slumping in large global markets. You can pick stocks and compete with the WSJ Heard On the Street team. J.R. Whalen reports.
President Trump orders flags at half-staff until Senator John McCain's internment. Florida and Arizona hold primary elections. Tuesday brings the latest data on consumer confidence. Plus, earnings from Tiffany's and Best Buy. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
Senator John McCain is being remembered, after his death on Saturday. The final week of August brings a busy earnings and economic calendar. And new tariffs on metal imports aren't substantially boosting U.S. production. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
Record closes for the Nasdaq and S&P 500, after Powell defends Fed's gradual interest rate hikes. Secretary of State Pompeo's trip to North Korea is cancelled. GOP's Balderson wins Ohio's special House election. Charlie Turner reports.
Trump Organization CFO granted immunity by investigators looking into hush-money payments. Hawaii expected to receive upwards of 30 inches of rain from Hurricane Lane. Pet insurance sector grossed more than $1 billion in premiums for the first time last year. J.R. Whalen reports.
More details emerge about Michael Cohen's guilty plea. Fed Chair Jerome Powell speaks in Jackson Hole. Victoria's Secret continues to suffer from falling sales. And low meat prices are hurting profits for Hormel and Sanderson. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
The suspected hack of the DNC's voter database was just a test. Apple tells Facebook its data-security app violates company policy. A laxative version of Sprite is among local flavors Coca-Cola is launching overseas. J.R. Whalen reports.
President Trump says he didn't direct Michael Cohen to pay off two women alleging affairs with him. The U.S. and China continue talks to resolve their trade dispute. The Jackson Hole Economic Symposium begins. And Alibaba and HP report earnings. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
A mixed finish for stocks after Fed minutes signal a rate hike at the September meeting. Target's quarterly results top estimates, company raises outlook. The DNC reports an unsuccessful attempt to hack a voter database. Charlie Turner reports.
Paul Manafort is found guilty on eight counts, including bank and tax fraud. Michael Cohen pleads guilty to eight criminal counts. The U.S. and China are set to begin midlevel trade talks. And Target and Lowe's report earnings. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
The key U.S. indexes rise Monday. Tesla suppliers are worried about the carmaker's finances, with some claiming they haven't been paid. Pepsi pays 3.2 billion dollars for SodaStream. Tyson Foods buys Keystone for more than two billion. Charlie Turner reports.
Techs lead stocks lower. Uber says quarterly revenue and bookings rise sharply. Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA Director Brennan. Major banks come out against a proposal to ease the Volker rule. Charlie Turner reports.
Wednesday's economic calendar includes retail sales and business inventories. Closing arguments begin in Paul Manafort's trial. Household borrowing is rising. And millions of consumers now have higher credit scores. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
Stocks bounce back after the Turkish lira recovers against the dollar. Closing arguments set for Wednesday in Paul Manafort trial. Apple is hiring engineers who can build a chip designed for health applications. Charlie Turner reports.
Regulators may probe Elon Musk's tweets about Tesla going private. Turkey's president says the country plans to boycott U.S. electronic goods. A fatal bridge collapse in Italy. A car crashes into barriers near the U.K. Parliament. Charlie Turner reports.
Earnings season is beginning to slow down. The economic calendar picks up midweek. Facebook unveils new rules for public pages. And the Treasury Department auctions $122 billion in securities this week. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
U.S. stocks fall amid concerns about Turkey's financial stability. Hearings are scheduled for Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh. U.S. soybeans are forecast for a record harvest despite tariffs. V-F wants to shed Wrangler and Lee jeans unit. Charlie Turner reports.
Preorders begin for the new Samsung Galaxy. Friday's economic calendar includes the consumer price index. Existing home sales fell in the western U.S. And the vice president unveils plans for a Space Force. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
The major averages end mixed, with the Nasdaq inching up. Nearly everyone expects two more rate hikes this year. Sumner Redstone sets tough conditions for selling Viacom and CBS. Crocs is closing all of its manufacturing facilities. Charlie Turner reports.
Stocks end mixed. SEC is asking questions about Tesla's plan to go private. U.S. imposes new sanctions against Russia. Trump's legal team submits counteroffer to Special Counsel Mueller about an interview. Charlie Turner reports.
Tesla board members discussed the possibility of the company going public last week. Ohio special House election is too close to call. The number of emotion support animals on board planes hasn't significantly decreased despite new rules from airlines. J.R. Whalen reports.
Carl Icahn voices opposition to the $54 billion proposed Cigna-Express Scripts merger. Alibaba joins Hollywood in backing a new app-based entertainment venture from Jeffrey Katzenberg. Privacy issues plague online payment service Venmo. J.R. Whalen reports.
U.S. reimposes sanctions on Iran. Facebook has asked banks for their customers' checking account balances and card transactions. Moviepass to limit customers to watch three movies a month, as opposed to the current policy of one per day. J.R. Whalen reports.
Stocks close out the week with gains. Apple's stock rises, one day after becoming a trillion - dollar company. There's a boom in manufacturing hiring. NYSE's parent plans to launch a bitcoin company. Charlie Turner reports.
China threatens the slap $60 billion in tariffs on U.S. products. European leaders not ready to ready to adopt a hard line on Iran. The Trump administration challenges a $50 million tax break benefiting the wine industry. J.R. Whalen reports.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Southeast Asia. More school districts are buying active-assailant insurance. The U.S. has cut tariffs on Canadian newsprint. And more earnings reports, plus the July jobs numbers. Annmarie Fertoli reports.
Russia could be violating U.S. sanctions aimed at North Korea. U.S. schools are buying active-shooter insurance policies. The Trump administration proposes a freeze on fuel-efficiency standards for cars and light trucks. J.R. Whalen reports.
The key U.S. averages end mixed. Strong sales of the Model 3 help Tesla burn through less cash. The Fed hammers home the economy's strong performance. The White House weighs a big hike in proposed tariffs on Chinese goods. Charlie Turner reports.
President Trump calls for the end of the Russia election-meddling investigation. Congress prepares a defense-policy bill that targets China. Air passengers often put themselves in danger when taking their luggage with them off of a burning or crippled plane. J.R. Whalen reports.
The Fed wraps up its policy meeting. More earnings are due, from Sprint, Tesla, and T-Mobile. An activist investor has built a stake in Campbell Soup. And another merger in the commercial property sector. Annmarie Fertoli reports.