Here are some of the other stories Yahoo Finance is keeping an eye on today.
Fiat Chrysler workers ready to strike
The United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) are deep in contract negotiations, hoping to avoid a worker strike at midnight tonight. Among the workers' demands are abolishing the two-tiered pay system, more guarantees that cars and trucks will be made in the United States and cost of living pay raises that the union allowed to be suspended during the financial crisis.
Peet's picks up Stumptown
Peet's Coffee which operates more than 230 stores, mostly in California, and sells their beans in super markets and K-Cups (GMCR) - is buying cult favorite Stumptown. Peet's cites the popularity of the brand's cold brew as one reason but it could also be Stumptown's overall cult favorite cool factor that was attractive.
Boardroom drama is escalating at Viacom (VIAB), as the health of its majority owner, Sumner Redstone, declines. Redstone, now 92, has suffered a series of ministrokes, leaving him with restricted jaw movement, according to the Wall Street Journal. So who is leading the company through the digital revolution?
Lower heating bills
The weather is getting colder here in the northeast and soon we'll be talking about heating bills. Some good news for consumers - though maybe not for skiers. Warmer temperatures are expected this winter and that, coupled with low fuel prices should keep home heating bills down, according to the Energy Information Adminsistration.
Fall foliage... for $19.99
A company in New England wants to share the joys of fall with everyone, even if you live where the trees stay green through February. For $19.99 ShipFoliage.com will send you some leaves hand picked from the forests of Vermont and New Hampshire.