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  • Investors prepare for a slew of Fed speakers

    There is a cautious tone on Wall Street, with stock futures essentially unchanged as investors gear up for a series of Federal Reserve speeches and the latest durable goods data.

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  • HBS' Michael Porter: The biggest economic myths from the debate

    The first presidential debate failed to tackle key economic issues head-on, according to Harvard Business School (HBS) Professor Michael Porter. “The debate was disappointing,” Porter said. Porter added the issues were portrayed too simplistically and were too politicized.

    Nicole Sinclair
  • This app revolutionizes how immigrants send money to their families around the world

    Edrizio De La Cruz emigrated to New York City from the Dominican Republic when he was just 12 years old. In fact, he’s motivated by his desire to serve not only his family but also the next crop of young Latino entrepreneurs.

    Melody Hahm
  • Here's the cybersecurity debate Clinton and Trump should have had

    Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speak at the same time during the presidential debate at Hofstra University. Last night’s presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump had a surplus of strange moments, but few could top a sequence…

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  • Pogue’s Basics: Download YouTube videos

    Everybody knows that YouTube videos are for streaming, right? You can’t download one to have on your laptop, to edit or watch on the plane. Ah … but you can. You can pay $10 a month to YouTube to get the YouTube Red service — Or you can use one of many free YouTube downloading sites. In my…

    David Pogue
  • Stocks jump on confidence data, Clinton debate performance

    Stocks are up for the first time in three days, as the markets cheer growing consumer confidence—and Hillary Clinton’s performance last night. Catch The Final Round at 4 p.m. ET with Yahoo Finance’s Jen Rogers, markets correspondent Nicole Sinclair and reporter Dan Roberts.

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  • Here's why more companies like Coca-Cola are paying attention to "sustainability"

    Coca-Cola (KO) says it is working to repay Mother Earth for all the water it uses to make its products around the world. “Water is our number one critical ingredient,” Bea Perez, Coca-Cola’s chief sustainability officer told Yahoo Finance at the recent Concordia Summit in New York City. In 2015,…

    Alexis Christoforous
  • 10 US cities that need new homes now

    Single-family home construction is not meeting demand in 80% of US metro areas, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). NAR reviewed new home construction relative to job gains over a three-year period (2013-2015) in 171 US metro areas and found this housing…

    Melody Hahm
  • Hedge fund CIO explains why returns aren't what they used to be

    Generally speaking, it’s been challenging for hedge funds to beat the market for the last couple of years. Ryan Tolkin, the chief investment officer of Schonfeld Strategic Advisors, pointed out one critical change in the hedge fund landscape that’s affected performance. “I think when people speak…

    Julia La Roche
  • Potential Twitter bid; Goldman Sachs upgrades Eli Lilly; US Labor Dept launches review of Wells Fargo

    Yahoo Finance is tracking the stocks you’re following, based on your Yahoo Finance ticker searches.

    Seana Smith
  • West Elm goes beyond retail with new boutique hotels

    The hospitality industry is experiencing a renaissance, giving travelers more options for lodging than ever before. On Monday, Brooklyn, NY-based West Elm announced plans to open hotels in five major cities around the US. The home furnishing company, which is part of Williams-Sonoma (WSM), is…

    Brittany Jones-Cooper
  • Snapchat launches first camera sunglasses

    Snapchat just announced new camera sunglasses that may or may not be the next best thing. They’re called “Spectacles” and they have a small camera on the edge of the frame.

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  • Deutsche Bank touches new low, Twitter takeover talk, SeaWorld to invest in new attractions

    Here are some of the stocks the Yahoo Finance team will be tracking for you today:

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  • Picking a winner in the first presidential debate

    Wall Street is aiming for gains after two straight days of losses. All three major averages (^GPSC, ^DJI, ^IXIC) were slightly higher as investors analyzed last night’s first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Trump went on the attack early in the debate, ripping…

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  • The good and bad of streaming the debate on Twitter and Facebook

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton met in their first presidential debate on Monday, and for the first time, viewers were able to watch the debate live on Twitter (TWTR) or Facebook (FB). Twitter, especially, has obvious ambitions to become a streaming sports and entertainment network.

    Daniel Roberts
  • Clinton and Trump fight over whether Putin was behind DNC hack

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took the stage at Hofstra University during the first of the three presidential debates on Monday. While they disagreed on a broad range of topics, the presidential candidates at least agreed on one thing: The nation needs to be more forceful in terms of cyber…

    Dan Howley
  • Microsoft's artificial intelligence push is all about saving you time

    Remember when you first used T9 predictive text for text messaging on your cellphone, before internet-enabled smartphones? For many Android users, auto-correct has now given way to smarter, third-party typing clients like SwiftKey, a keyboard app that Microsoft bought this year for $250 million. …

    Daniel Roberts