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  • Financials surging on rumors of a Deutsche Bank settlement

    Financials (XLF) are leading the way on rumors of a Deutsche Bank settlement with the Department of Justice, while utilities (XLU) are in the red. Keith Bliss of Cuttone & Co. joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange. To discuss the other big stories of the day, Alexis Christoforous is…

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  • Amazon hits all-time high; Qualcomm upgrade; Costco gains on earnings beat

    Mizuho upgraded the chip maker to buy from neutral and upped its price target to $75 per share. Mizuho’s bullish call follows reports that Qualcomm is in talks to acquire NXP Semiconductors (NXPI). Costco (COST) – The warehouse club chain posted a jump in quarterly profit , driven by lower credit…

    Seana Smith
  • The biggest beer merger ever was never supposed to happen

    Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD), the biggest beer behemoth in the world, will at last get a prize it has wanted for many years, after SABMiller (SAB.L) shareholders backed a $100 billion takeover offer on Wednesday. Following US Department of Justice approval in July, the Brewers Association, an…

    Daniel Roberts
  • Investment bank CEO delivers striking letter about inequality to clients

    In the wake of recent Congressional hearings involving high-profile CEOs, Richard Handler, the CEO of investment bank Jefferies and its parent company Leucadia National (LUK), sent out a strong reminder to his firm that it has a responsibility to hard-working, every day people. In this…

    Julia La Roche
  • Deutsche Bank bounces back, New tech IPO hits market, Costco's Visa switch pays off

    Deutsche Bank’s (DB) US listed shares bounced back in early trading, after hitting an all time low, as investors sort through a slew of news about the troubled German bank. CEO John Cryan is trying to reassure employees that the bank remains strong despite quote “some few” hedge fund clients…

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  • Pogue Reports: University replaces cadaver labs using augmented reality with Microsoft Hololens

    VR goggles isolate you. In researching an upcoming “CBS Sunday Morning” story, I visited the medical school of Case Western Reserve Medical School, where a pilot project is under way. When it opens in 2019, med students will learn anatomy exclusively through augmented reality.

    David Pogue
  • Uber’s new partnership will help your driver show up at exactly the right spot

    Forget the Uber app. By teaming up with Yext, a cloud-based company that businesses use to manage their location information across their websites and search engines, Uber lets riders to book directly through a site and get dropped off at precisely the right entrance of a destination. “Yext puts…

    Melody Hahm
  • Worry growing on Wall St. as financials sell off

    Worry is gripping Wall Street as the financials sell off, lead by troubled Deutsche Bank. Catch The Final Round at 4 p.m. ET with Jen Rogers, markets correspondent Nicole Sinclair and reporter Jared Blikre.

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  • Are airline frequent flyer programs worth your loyalty? Experts weigh in

    Travelers are urged to join airline frequent flier programs with the promise of getting perks and free flights down the road. Or would flying be better if travelers just picked the airline with the cheapest airfare? Both men have made a living sharing travel advice and tips with travelers, but…

    Brittany Jones-Cooper
  • Pentagon's new 'Cyber Mission Force' to fight cyber wars Friday

    Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are off yesterday’s close on low volume, with the energy sector (XLE) still in the green and utilities (XLU) down the most. Alan Valdes, director of floor operations at Silverbear, joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange. To discuss the other big stories of the…

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  • This foldup drone can fit in your bag

    DJI’s new Mavic Pro drone is half the size of most consumer drones and much slimmer…

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  • Billionaire Howard Marks: Clinton isn't 'the candidate of change' but at least she's 'sane and competent'

    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton reacts to her newly unveiled campaign plane before boarding for the first time at the Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y. , on September 5, 2016. At the Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit on Wednesday, Marks wasn’t exactly…

    Julia La Roche
  • Pepsi pops, Fitbit slims down, Pier 1 jumps, Well Fargo getting grilled

    PepsiCo (PEP) shares got a nice pop in early trading. Pier 1 Imports (PIR) delivered a loss of $0.05 a share for the second quarter. Wells Fargo (WFC) CEO John Stumpf heads back to Capitol Hill today to get grilled by a House committee about the phony account scandal that’s fueling outrage across…

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  • ESPN is doubling down on drone racing. Will you watch?

    ESPN’s latest experiment is with drone racing. When ESPN first televised drone racing last August from the Drone Sports Association (DSA), it was only streaming on its digital platforms, ESPN3 and WatchESPN. Now ESPN has moved drone racing to traditional television, on ESPN2.

    Daniel Roberts
  • Robert Shiller: There's ‘always reason to worry’ about a coming collapse in housing

    US home price gains slowed slighting in July, as many on Wall Street are speculating that the Federal Reserve will raise rates before the end of the year. The recent surge in real estate demand has pushed home prices near their pre-crisis peak in 2006, which is making it increasingly difficult for…

    Seana Smith
  • An OPEC production cut some say will never happen

    Wall Street’s enthusiasm over a potential OPEC deal has faded. Not everyone believes OPEC’s preliminary deal to cut oil production at its next meeting is real. Retired Gen. David Petraeus is among the skeptics, calling the cut “nonsense.” Real or not, the success of the cut could have mixed…

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  • Your kidney stone: A user’s guide

    Ew! Who’d want to read about kidney stones? Heat leads to dehydration, which leads to kidney stones. According to some women who have both had a kidney stone and given birth, the stone hurts more than childbirth.

    David Pogue