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  • Stocks sell off as oil sheds over 3%

    Catch The Final Round at 4 p.m. ET with Jen Rogers, editor-in-chief Andy Serwer and Jared Blikre. Stocks getting hit today include Palo Alto Networks as current quarter guidance came in light, Juno Therapeutics as BTIG initiated coverage of the biotech name with a ‘sell’ rating, and H&R Block,…

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  • IMAX wants to add VR to your next movie

    At a press conference before the IFA trade show here in Berlin, Germany, IMAX announced plans to add a bit of virtual reality to its IMAX theater experience with the opening of a new VR center in Los Angeles equipped with a new StarVR headset developed by Acer. Rob Lister, IMAX’s chief…

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  • Hillary Clinton wants to be America’s small business president

    Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have been doing their best to appeal to business owners on the campaign trail. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton recently rolled out what she calls a job-creating package of reforms to jumpstart small business startups specifically. Karen Mills, who…

    Nicole Sinclair
  • Golf companies race to woo Nike stars Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

    Only a few short weeks after Nike surprised many (including its own athletes) by announcing it would stop making golf equipment, golf-club companies are inundating Nike Golf’s two biggest stars with product. Rory McIlroy, who signed a 10-year deal with Nike in 2013 and is arguably the face of Nike…

    Daniel Roberts
  • Samsung's Gear S3 smartwatch lets you ditch your phone in style

    Samsung’s Gear S2 was one of the first smartwatches on the market that actually made me interested in owning a connected timepiece thanks to its attractive styling and easy-to-use rotating bezel interface. For its follow-up, the Gear S3, Samsung is going big or going home with new designs and…

    Dan Howley
  • 5 mistakes you’re making when buying gas

    Gas prices are about 40 cents cheaper than they were a year ago. With gas prices hovering in the $2-a-gallon range for some time, drivers may be getting complacent. A recent GasBuddy survey found that most consumers are paying more than they should be when fueling up.

    Jeanie Ahn
  • Bullishness among traders has hit a disturbing 3-year high

    There’s been an eery calm in the financial markets. Gluskin Sheff’s David Rosenberg points to a variable in the derivatives markets that may make the stock market more sensitive and vulnerable should things go south. Traders and sophisticated investors use derivatives such as options and futures…

    Sam Ro
  • Amazon expands Prime Now; Mattel's American Girl signs deal with Toys 'R' Us; Veeva Systems beats earnings expectations

    The e-commerce giant is boosting its Prime Now same-day delivery options. Amazon announced that it will now offer free one-hour restaurant delivery to its Prime customers in Houston. Mattel (MAT) – The company has reached an exclusive agreement with Toys “R” Us to set up American Girl shops…

    Seana Smith
  • EU also targeting Starbucks, McDonald's & Amazon for tax fraud

    Keith Bliss of Cuttone & Co. joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange. To discuss the other big stories of the day, Jen Rogers is joined by Yahoo Finance’s editor-in-chief Andy Serwer and Kevin Mahn, CIO, Hennion & Walsh Asset Management. Apple remains in the spotlight a day after the…

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  • H&R Block tanks on miss, Palo Alto Networks investors focus on negative, Deutsche Bank denies merger talks

    H&R Block (HRB) shares sank this morning after the tax service provider reported a wider than expected loss of $0.55 a share for its fiscal first quarter. Palo Alto Networks (PANW) shares fell in early trading. Deutsche Bank (DB) shares are in the spotlight.

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  • Trump flies to Mexico; JetBlue flies to Cuba

    All three major averages started the day in the minus column, as investors weigh the latest report on private-sector employment ahead of Friday’s closely watched government jobs data. ADP and Moody’s Analytics reported that private employers added 177,000 jobs in August. The Republican…

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  • How Foot Locker escaped the brick-and-mortar death spiral

    Some of the teenagers in line to enter Foot Locker’s new flagship store in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday morning had camped out for eight hours. While the customer behavior has changed, the basic concept hasn’t: Foot Locker is a shoe store, though with more digital and social bells and whistles…

    Daniel Roberts
  • Stocks stuck as utilities lag, Apple in tax scandal

    Stocks are stuck in neutral as utilities and those safety names lag. Catch The Final Round with Jen Rogers and Yahoo Finance columnist Rick Newman. Stocks in the red today include outerwear maker G-III Apparel after it slashed full-year profit guidance, Hershey after food giant Mondelez said it…

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  • Why the Fed is being held hostage to Friday's jobs number: trader

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen did tell us that the economy was strengthening. Most economists still put that at a 33% chance after Yellen spoke on Friday. Consumer spending rose 0.3% but was down from the previous month of a 0.5% rise.

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  • This program proves you don't have to quit your job to travel the world

    Jeff Walsh woke up in Cavtat, Croatia, excited for the day that lay ahead. Walsh, 32, works as a sales manager for an IT company, and was in Croatia as a member of the first-ever Remote Year, a program that brings together a diverse group of so-called digital nomads to work while traveling around…

    Brittany Jones-Cooper
  • Apple slapped with landmark $14.5B EU tax penalty

    Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are under pressure at midday, with utilities (XLU) leading the way down, and with financials (XLF) the only sector in the green. Alan Valdes, director of floor operations at Silverbear, joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange. To discuss the other big stories of…

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  • What a $14 billion tax bill means for Apple's stock price

    As long as Apple keeps selling iPhones, they should come out okay. Europe just sent Apple (AAPL) a $14 billion tax bill. “The European Commission has concluded that Ireland granted undue tax benefits of up to €13 billion [~$14 billion] to Apple,” European Commission leaders said in a press release.

    Sam Ro