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  • Stocks waver as Fed signals rate hike coming

    Is that rate hike coming soon, or is the Fed’s bark worse than its bite? Catch The Final Round with Alexis Christoforous and Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer. Stocks in the red today include Twitter on disappointing revenue guidance, Deutsche Bank as profit falls *98%* as the German bank…

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  • This is the most positive Fed statement we've seen in a while

    The Federal Reserve once again left interest rates unchanged Wednesday, following its two-day policy meeting, citing an improving labor market and progress in economic growth. The widely expected move comes amid mixed economic reports and after Fed officials agreed that it was “prudent to wait”…

    Justine Underhill
  • This NFL linebacker spent the offseason working in venture capital

    The New York Jets return to training camp today in New Jersey, which marks the end of whatever the team’s players did during the offseason. Josh Martin, who signed with the Jets in November, spent the spring and summer interning at a tech venture capital firm in New York City. It’s a smart move…

    Daniel Roberts
  • If you value privacy, WikiLeaks stopped being your friend years ago

    The Democratic Party can’t be happy with WikiLeaks after that site published 19,252 emails taken from the Democratic National Committee’s servers. But party donors should be even angrier.

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  • Apple earnings beat; Deutsche Bank profit sinks; Facebook earnings on tap

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

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  • DAN LOEB: Ride-sharing will 'permanently change the global economic landscape'

    Third Point completed a private investment DiDi during the second quarter, the fund said in a letter to investors. Third Point didn’t disclose the size of the investment. “Despite the rapid growth of Didi and its rivals over the last three years, ride‐sharing penetration in China is still quite…

    Julia La Roche
  • Nintendo is in need of a power up

    Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are mixed, as investors wait for more major earnings to come out.  Keith Bliss, of Cuttone and company joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange. To discuss the other big stories of the day, Alexis Christoforous is joined by Yahoo Finance editor-in-chief Andy…

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  • How Apple can get investors excited again

    Apple (AAPL) is one of the most valuable companies in the world. While Apple beat expectations when it reported earnings Tuesday, revenue still declined 15%. To get back on track, Apple has to get its customers excited about the company’s products again.

    Dan Howley
  • Apple shines, Twitter tanks, Coke fizzles

    Apple (AAPL) were sharply higher in early trading. Elsewhere in the tech space, smartphone chipmaker Linear Technology (LLTC) is being bought by rival Analog Devices (ADI) for $14.8 billion in cash and stock. The deal will help Analog increase its profitability and allow it to better compete with…

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  • Apple impresses investors despite falling sales

    All three major averages (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are solidly higher after Apple reported a beat and investors look ahead to the release of the Federal Reserve’s statement later this afternoon. Apple (AAPL) shares were sharply higher in early trading. Elsewhere in the tech space, smartphone chip…

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  • DAN LOEB: Managing money in the past year has been like 'Game of Thrones'

    Hedge fund billionaire Daniel Loeb, the founder of Third Point LLC, has eloquently summed up for investors what it’s been like to manage a portfolio in the last year. “Watching Jon Snow’s epic ‘Battle of the Bastards’ scene in the penultimate episode of this season’s Game of Thrones gives…

    Julia La Roche
  • Apple third quarter tops reduced expectations

    Apple (AAPL) shares popped after reporting a better-than-expected third quarter after the market close on Tuesday. The 13% year-over-year revenue decline last quarter marked the first quarterly revenue decline since 2003. “We are pleased to report third quarter results that reflect stronger…

    Nicole Sinclair
  • These 3 very different apps helped me actually save money

    Acorns has raised nearly $62 million in funding since it launched in 2012, and it is by far the best known of the three apps I used. The app works by rounding up your spare change (that is, the difference between a transaction total and the next whole dollar amount) and investing it in a portfolio…

    Daniel Roberts
  • The first-ever female-driven Wall Street movie debuts this week

    Nearly two years ago, actresses Alysia Reiner (“Orange Is The New Black”) and Sarah Megan Thomas (“Backwards”) launched a production company, Broad Street Pictures, to produce films with strong-female roles. The movie’s plot follows a senior-level investment banker named Naomi Bishop, played by…

    Julia La Roche
  • Here comes Apple

    Stocks waver into the close as earnings disappoint and a big after-hours report from Apple looms. Catch The Final Round at 4 p.m. ET with Alexis Christoforous and Yahoo Finance editor-in-chief Andy Serwer. Stocks on the move higher today include Dow component United Technologies after an earnings…

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  • Doom and gloom talk dominates strong data trends

    No amount of strong economic data has been able to silence the economy’s naysayers. “Whenever the party out of power is characterizing the economy, it’s going to be doom and gloom,” Neil Dutta said, referring to the negative undertones of Donald Trump.  “Doom and gloom sells in politics. Dutta,…

    Nicole Sinclair
  • Mobile sports video app Fancred gets resurrected by Football Nation

    Andrew Miller thinks there’s a big mistake that major sports media properties are making these days: They’re all giving social platforms like Facebook and Twitter their best content for free. Miller, CEO of the Boston-based website Football Nation, wants to break out of the cycle by getting his…

    Daniel Roberts
  • DAVID EINHORN: Get ready for a 'fresh course of Jelly Donuts' from the Fed

    A rack of fresh-baked jelly donuts, just like how the Fed serves them up. Closely-followed hedge fund manager David Einhorn, the founder of Greenlight Capital, is telling his investors to brace for a fresh batch of “Jelly Donuts” — a.k.a. Sure, there will be a handful of companies that suffer…

    Julia La Roche
  • Top ‘Pokémon Go’ Fails

    It’s been three weeks since Pokémon Go launched here in the U.S., and it was an instant hit, getting gamers off the couch and forcing them to be active in the great outdoors.

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