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Stocks choppy into the close

Stocks are choppy here into the crucial, last 30 minutes of trading. Plus, the plot thickens over the disappearance and possible murder of a Saudi journalist. So why is Trump going soft on the Saudis now? And, Netflix shares are in the limelight today, but a couple of Wall Street banks aren’t starstruck. It’s our call of the day. Plus, it’s Cannabis Day in Canada, but pot stocks are flaming out. We break it down and talk to a top cannabis chocolate maker. Catch The Final Round at 3:30 ET p.m. with Yahoo Finance’s Jen Rogers, markets correspondent Myles Udland, and editor-in-chief Andy Serwer.

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid