But then Trump repeated his initial remarks in an off-the-cuff press conference Tuesday that was supposed to be about the very business of business — his infrastructure plans. Trump's advisers were visibly shocked and so was the business community.business CEO comments conference forum member panel Schwarzman Trump Tuesday
Target – The retailer reported adjusted quarterly profit of $1.23 per share, four cents a share above estimates. Target also beat forecasts on the top line, in its second quarter comparable sales, and in its third-quarter and full-year outlook.announced Apple BHP cents estimates forecast quarterly reported sale year
Talks that could set the tone for every other trade deal during the Trump administration start Wednesday, when Mexican and Canadian officials sit down in Washington to discuss the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement that President Donald Trump had one time vowed to tear up.
At the crux of the talks, initiated by the U.S., is Trump's concern that the U.S. has not been fairly treated under NAFTA, and China has been able to use the agreement as a backdoor to slip its goods into North America.Agreement Canada countries Mexican Mexico NAFTA negotiations trade Trump Trump administration
The big deal for markets Wednesday could be the minutes from the Fed's last meeting, if they include any fresh insights on inflation.
The minutes, released at 2 p.m., could provide some insight into the view on the Federal Open Market Committee.Fed inflation insight July market minutes officials rate report Retail
Shares of Agilent Technologies shot up more than 4 percent in extended trading after reporting its third-quarter fiscal year 2017 results after the bell.
Shares of Urban Outfitters skyrocketed more than 20 percent in after-hours trading.after earnings extended hours quarter report results second shares trading
July's surprisingly strong retail sales relieved some of the fears that the real cause of sluggish inflation this year is a weakness in the U.S. consumer.
The 0.6 percent jump in July retail sales was the best in seven months and is expected to bump economists' GDP targets for the third quarter.consumer data GDP inflation July market retail sales sales strong weakness
Stocks could be entering a longer period of volatility, with concerns about North Korea's nuclear threat accelerating some selling pressure that analysts had been expecting to see anyway. Normally, the stocks of companies that beat rise a few percent.central bank earnings Fed market meeting Moore report stock Suzuki year
Snap shares plummeted more than 13 percent in extended trading after the social media company reported earnings and revenue misses, as well as a miss on analyst expectations for global daily active users.
Shares of Nvidia declined more than 5 percent after hours despite posting beats on both the top and bottom lines and having strong guidance for its current quarter.beats earnings expectations extended hours quarter reported Revenue shares trading
Consumer prices likely rose just slightly in July, continuing a sluggish, and befuddling trend that puts the Federal Reserve's ability to raise interest rates in doubt.
The latest print of the consumer price index comes Friday at 8:30 a.m.consumer CPI data Fed hike inflation interest rate markets Thursday year
Earnings from department stores, producer inflation data and Fed speak will all compete for market attention Thursday, as investors continue to monitor tensions over North Korea's nuclear program.
The producer price index and jobless claims are at 8:30 a.m.area Fed inflation lack market report September Sohn stocks Thursday
The escalating war of words between the U.S. and North Korea is nerve-wracking, but other events like a possible debt-ceiling crisis and a hawkish Federal Reserve could create a bigger reaction in financial markets.
More than a few strategists have been warning of a stock market pullback in late summer or early fall, but equities have been resilient, with volatility low and complacency at a high.Christopher Congress expectation Fed inflation investors market North Korea rate hike stock
Stocks could continue to drift deeper into record territory Tuesday, as investors watch earnings news and await the big inflation data at the end of the week.
Traders have been watching high-flying tech stocks since they ran into some turbulence in recent sessions.data Dow earnings Fed inflation market raise rate report stock
The second quarter earnings period has been a dud for small caps, and that could be a warning for large cap names, which have seen a surprisingly strong quarter with profit growth near 12 percent.
According to Thomson Reuters, the profit growth for the large cap S&P 500 for the second quarter is near 12 percent, when including those companies that reported along with estimated results.cap companies DeSanctis earnings expect growth profit quarter Russell small cap
The economists forecast the strong labor market should put the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates once a quarter, even if inflation remains below the Fed's 2 percent target. The markets have doubted the Fed will be able to raise rates because of the lack of inflation, but Goldman economists disagree.Economists forecast growth inflation Labor market quarter rate unemployment wage