Trump says he doesn't need a trade deal with China before the 2020 election

President Donald Trump on Friday said he doesn't think he needs to strike a trade deal with China before the 2020 presidential election. "No, I don't think I need it before the election," Trump told CNBC's Eamon Javers during a news conference at the White H… [+316 chars]

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: United Rentals, Roku, Netflix & more

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading: United Rentals  Shares of United Rentals rose 3% following an upgrade to buy from neutral from Goldman Sachs. The brokerage said U.S. construction equipment supply has peaked and rental rates are li… [+1598 chars]

New York Fed to continue operations in overnight funding market until mid-October

The New York Federal Reserve will continue overnight repurchase operations through October as it seeks to quell market instability from earlier this week. Short-term rates in the "repo" market spiked overnight Monday amid a shortfall in funding stemming from… [+1143 chars]

Fed's Rosengren says the US has survived the trade war and doesn't need rate cuts

The U.S. economy has weathered the global slowdown and the tariff war with China and doesn't need lower interest rates, Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said Friday. Rosengren was one of two central bank officials to vote against Wednesday's q… [+2619 chars]

Trump sanctions Iran's central bank in wake of strikes on Saudi oil facilities

Short of taking provocative steps with "secondary sanctions" to deter others from doing business with Iran, the entities "have been isolated as much as they can be isolated," Fayhee said."Having followed the ups and downs of Iran sanctions since I started doi… [+8816 chars]

Fed Vice Chair Clarida says the Fed will take interest rate policy 'meeting by meeting'

The Federal Reserve is taking a meeting-by-meeting approach to setting interest rates and for now is not committed to a set course of action ahead, Vice Chairman Richard Clarida told CNBC. "We're gonna take this meeting by meeting. We're not on a preset cour… [+1303 chars]

US futures point to slightly higher open

U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Friday morning. At around 03:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 18 points, indicating a positive open of more than 5 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both marginally higher. The moves in pre-market trade… [+1160 chars]