CNBC update: Trump & Clinton in lead A presidential poll shows Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the lead; the FDA issues warning letters to natural tobacco makers; and a camera man collided into athlete Usain Bolt, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Pressure on big hedge funds CNBC’s Kate Kelly reports on the big slide in oil and the pressure it has put on some of Wall Street’s biggest hedge funds.
25 years later, Seabrook remains pivotal in nuclear debate SEABROOK, N.H.- The Seabrook Station nuclear power plant was conceived during the turbulent 1970 s and was under construction when accidents at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl stoked fears of a global nuclear calamity. Twenty-five years after Seabrook began commercial operations, the plant perches in a marsh on New Hampshire's sliver of a seacoast, steadily...
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Dow plummets 530 points Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders. What do you do after a 530-point fall.
UPDATE 2-Pump maker Pentair to buy Erico Global for $1.8 bln in cash Aug 17- Pump and valve maker Pentair Plc agreed to buy fastening products maker Erico Global Co for $1.8 billion in cash, weeks after activist investor Nelson Peltz asked the company to bulk up through deals. Peltz's Trian Fund Management reported a 7.2 percent stake in Pentair in June, becoming the company's third largest shareholder. Pentair Chief Executive...
JPMorgan: Markets head higher Dubravko Lakos, JPMorgan, sees the S&P 500 get to 2,250 by year-end, and discusses market impact from China's currency move.