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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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  • 5 things you can do now to advance your career

    Attend conferences, meet up for coffee with contacts through Linkedin, or ask your mentor to put you in touch with five people. For me, being a part of the Asian American Journalists Association was life-changing. If there’s a new skill you’ve learned or a big project you completed, add it to…

    Jeanie Ahn
  • Apple slapped with tax bill, melted merger for Mondelez, United Continental’s stock gains altitude

    Apple (AAPL) is lower after the European Union slapped the US tech giant with a $14.5 billion tax bill. European regulators say Ireland illegally slashed Apple’s tax bill. CEO Tim Cook says, “This claim has no basis in fact or in law.” Both Apple and Ireland have vowed to fight the decision.

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  • Wall Street warns: Don't be fooled by the calm in the markets

    “The current streak of market stability represents the longest period without a 1%+/- daily move since the summer of 2014,” Goldman Sachs’ David Kostin said of the trend on Friday. While this may be a welcome calm for investors, some Wall Street experts argue that the low volatility is unexpected…

    Sam Ro
  • Apple slapped with major tax bill

    Wall Street is digesting the Apple tax news and playing a waiting game: Investors are preparing for Friday’s all-important jobs report and what it might mean for interest rates. Apple (AAPL) is lower after the European Union slapped the US tech giant with a $14.5 billion tax bill. European…

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  • S&P 500 nears all-time highs as consumer spending, Fed in focus

    With the consumer spending and a big jobs report coming up, is good news finally back to being — good news? Catch The Final Round at 4 p.m. ET with Jen Rogers and Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer. Apple September 7 event confirmed, tax troubles ahead?

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  • Amtrak spending $2.45 billion on faster trains and improved stations

    Train travel is big business on the East Coast. In fact, Amtrak carried three times as many riders between Washington, DC, and New York City as the airline industry in 2015.

    Brittany Jones-Cooper
  • El-Erian: 5 things markets are telling us

    Given the quiet economic news flow away from Jackson Hole, market movements allow us to isolate the impact of what came out of the Symposium regarding the short-term outlook for Fed policy.

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  • The Fed's more confused than we are

    They are stuck with the unenviable task of trying to give themselves some buffer room to act in the event of a recession..

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  • Pogue's Basics: How to retrieve every tweet you've ever made

    You probably think of Twitter as fleeting, transient. Now for the first time, Twitter has made them all available to you in a handy list. Check out how to find them.

    David Pogue
  • Texas manufacturer warns of US recession

    Most economic data show that the US economy is still growing, albeit at a lackluster pace. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, US GDP grew at a 0.8% pace in Q2.

    Sam Ro
  • Chipotle free drink promotion; T-Mobile upgrade; Credit Suisse bullish on Lululemon

    The company announced that it will give a free soda drink or iced tea to all high school and college students with the purchase of an entrée during the month of September. T-Mobile (TMUS) — Wells Fargo upgraded the wireless carrier to outperform from market perform as it expected free cash flow to…

    Seana Smith
  • Entry-level wage growth is accelerating, and the Fed is watching it like a hawk

    Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are rallying at midday, paring Friday’s losses, with financials (XLF) leading the way up, and health care (XLV) in the rear, but still in the green. Keith Bliss of Cuttone & Co. joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange. To discuss the other big stories of the day,…

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