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Markets flat as Hurricane Irma plows through the Caribbean

Investors are playing their cards close to the vest as markets are flat this morning.  They are monitoring Hurricane Irma, which thrashed the Caribbean and is on its way towards Florida. This is all happening as the European Central Bank holds interest rates steady. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis ChristoforousMyles Udland, Dan Roberts and Ethan Wolff-Mann discuss these and the other big stories we’re covering today.

Today’s topics:

  • ECB stays pat on rates, makes no changes to QE
  • Hurricane Irma rips through the Caribbean towards Florida
  • Trump is reportedly unlikely to pick Gary Cohn as next Fed chair
  • GoPro expects to swing to a profit in Q3
  • Plans unveiled to split Procter & Gamble
  • Restoration Hardware exceeds expectations
  • Amazon plans to open second headquarters
  • Fake Russian accounts bought $100K in Facebook ads
  • Why some make the switch from Apple to Android
  • Brockmans Gin CEO talks “Ginnaissance”

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