When Tesla tsla CEO Elon Musk first proposed buying his other company SolarCity scty in June, some people thought Musk had gone into insane mode just like his electric cars.
August has disappointed the market nine of the last 12 years and is usually followed by substantial revisions. Jeff Cox | @JeffCoxCNBCcom.
Less than two weeks after the Rio Olympics, Brazil's Senate voted 61-20 Wednesday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, ending her year-long battle for political survival.
U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew attends a news conference at the close of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Chengdu in Southwestern China's Sichuan province, Sunday, July 24, 2016.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid.