Wall Street struggling to gain footing as stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) react to a sluggish report on the services sector. Keith Bliss of Cuttone & Co. joins us live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the markets.
To talk about some of the other stories that Yahoo Finance is keeping an eye on today, Alexis Christoforous is joined by Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer and Bobbi Rebell, television and multimedia reporter at Reuters.
The future of Yahoo and Alibaba
Following word yesterday that Yahoo (YHOO) would be looking at strategic alternatives for the company, CEO Marissa Mayer explains what might happen with Yahoo's stake in Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba (BABA).
GM riding high in U.S. and China
General Motors (GM) is traveling on the high road! America's biggest carmaker is reporting both fourth-quarter profit and revenue that topped analysts' forecasts, and says it had its best full-year earnings ever. GM is riding the wave of lower gas prices, which are driving demand for big trucks and SUVs. Sales also jumped 14% in China.
Apple virtual reality
Apple (AAPL) meets Star Trek! You may recall the Star Trek holodeck where crew members in the sci-fi series could "get away" in a room that used virtual reality technology. The head of Stanford's Virtual Human Interaction Lab tells the Wall Street Journal that Apple employees are now spending more and more time there, leading to speculation that Apple is looking closer at virtual reality products.