This is what you need to know before the bell:
Unites States Department of Justice appoints former FBI Director Robert Mueller to lead White House/Russia investigation. The move follows turmoil surrounding Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey
Google's annual developer conference to focus on Apps. Google will make its digital assistant available on Apple's iPhone
Alibaba's payments affiliate Ant Financial is close to closing a $3.5 billion debt financing. The money will be used to fund Ant Financial's international expansion plans
Facebook fined $122.5m by the European Commission for providing misleading information. The fine relates to the social media giant's 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp
U.K. pound trades at the highest level against the U.S. dollar in seven months. The pound's surge comes after a stronger-than-expected reading of retail sales data in the U.K.
This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.