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  • Nike falls, BlackBerry raises outlook, massive beer merger passes hurdle

    Nike (NKE) shares fell in early trading as a metric that gauges future orders was weaker than expected and that’s fueling concerns about the company’s growth prospects going forward. BlackBerry (BBRY) shares were sharply higher this morning after the Canadian smartphone maker raised its outlook…

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  • Investors prepare for a slew of Fed speakers

    All three major averages (^GPSC, ^DJI, ^IXIC) are little changed as investors gear up for a series of Federal Reserve speeches and an OPEC meeting in Algiers wraps up. Wells Fargo (WFC) will claw back $41 million in unvested equity awards from CEO John Stumpf in the wake of the phony account…

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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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  • RAOUL PAL: 'It's not a big storm yet, but the clouds are everywhere'

    A rising full moon is seen over the distinctive twin towers of Germany’s Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt. Shares of Deutsche Bank have been clobbered over concerns the German lender needs to raise capital to pay a $14 billion fine from the US Department of Justice to settle probes over…

    Julia La Roche
  • 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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  • Monday's Clinton–Trump debate was a swing and a miss: trader

    Forget Lincoln-Douglas or Kennedy-Nixon, this was going to be the debate for the ages. On one side, you had “The Donald”—a newcomer to the political arena, the shoot-from-the-hip and a “no holes barred” billionaire Republican—versus Hillary Clinton—the old pro, a seasoned Democratic politician…

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  • 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
  • Betting markets declare a Clinton victory over Trump

    Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are managing a small rally after Monday’s presidential debate. The tech sector (XLK) is leading, while energy (XLE) is in the red. Alan Valdes, director of floor operations at Silverbear, joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo and…

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  • 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