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North Korea crisis intensifies, United Tech buys Rockwell Collins

Stocks are set to open lower as North Korea intensifies its threats against the United States. Investors are also keeping an eye on Federal Reserve speakers, in hopes of finding out what will happen with interest rates. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer and Seana Smith discuss these and the other big stories we’re covering today.

Today’s topics:

  • Stocks set to open lower as North Korea continues making threats
  • Congress returns to work Tuesday
  • Debt limit extension and Hurricane Harvey to be top GOP tasks today
  • United Technologies acquires Rockwell Collins for $30B
  • Disney is upgraded by Wells Fargo to “outperform”
  • Insmed shares surge on positive late-stage results for rare lung disease therapy
  • Dara Khosrowshahi begins first day as Uber’s CEO
  • Tronc buys New York Daily News
  • The most important iPhone features ever from Apple

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