U.S. stocks (^GSPC, ^DJI, ^IXIC) are lower for the second straight day. Is the autumn rally at risk here? Either way the next big catalyst for the market could come as early as 8:30am ET Friday when the October jobs report is released.
In the meantime, here are some other stories Yahoo Finance is keeping an eye on today.
Big banks vs. personal finance websites
JPMorgan (JPM) and Wells Fargo (WFC) seem to be restricting some customer data from flowing to third party websites and apps like Mint.com. The products are used by many to help track their finances. JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon has made his concerns known, pointing out that these products require customers to hand over a lot of personal information.
Bitcoin is making a comeback
Bitcoin is making a comeback. The price of the digital currency has surged more than 50% this week, partly fueled by the EU's classification of bitcoin as a currency and not a commodity. Can it avoid another big sell-off?
Turning point for streaming music
Adele's new single "Hello" has already brought in record sales, with over a million downloads. Now the big question is whether she will release her full album on streaming platforms. With the scheduled debut of her album "25" in two weeks, services including Apple Music (AAPL) and Spotify are still waiting to find out if they can play the rest of her new songs.