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Stocks on edge as Irma poised to strike US

Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are on edge as Hurricane Irma is poised to strike the US. Plus, there was a major breach at Equifax — Can the credit bureau ever recover from a massive black eye?

And Apple’s huge iPhone event is only days away. Will Tim Cook and company live up to lofty street expectations? Plus a look ahead to everything you need to know for the week ahead. Catch The Final Round at 3:55 p.m. with Justine Underhill, Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer, markets correspondent Myles Udland, and reporter Seana Smith.

Winners and losers

Stocks getting hit today include Kroger as deep price cuts squeezed margins, Chipotle as Cowen downgraded the stock to “underperform” citing a sluggish sales recovery, and American Outdoor Brands — shares of the Smith & Wesson rifle parent are sliding as it reported a steep drop in earnings and lowered its guidance as well.

Stocks getting a lift today include Okta as the ID and device management firm beat on earnings, its 2nd report as a public company, Ralph Lauren as Credit Suisse upgraded shares to “outperform” claiming the luxury goods maker was back on the right track, and Zumiez — shares are zooming higher as the sports equipment and apparel maker beat on earnings and revenue, and saw same-store sales grow in August.