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Stocks edge higher as Home Depot beats expectations and investors weigh Trump's Russia talk

Stocks pulled back from record highs this morning.  Investors seem cautious following reports that President Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russia’s foreign minister about a planned Islamic State operation. On the earnings front, Home Depot (HD) earnings beat estimates. but TJX (TJX) and Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) reporting disappointing sales.

Here are some of the other stories the Yahoo Finance team is covering for you today.

Ford planning big layoffs: Reports
Ford (F) is grabbing headlines this morning. The stock is slightly higher in early trading following reports that the automaker plans to reduce its workforce in North America and Asia by about 10%. This comes as CEO Mark Fields faces pressure to boost Ford’s profits and sagging stock.

Apple users: Don’t feel safe from malware
The WannaCry type of ransomware is only affecting Windows computers, but that doesn’t mean Apple’s (AAPL) Macs and MacBooks are immune to these types of attacks. Yahoo Finance Tech editor Dan Howley explains why and what advantage Apple does have over Microsoft (MSFT).