Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are rallying at the midday mark, with the consumer discretionary sector (XLY) leading the way up and utilities (XLU) the most in the red. Keith Bliss of Cuttone & Co., joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange.
To discuss the other big stories of the day, Alexis Christoforous is joined by Yahoo Finance editor-in-chief Andy Serwer and Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts.
- Bill O’Reilly gone from Fox: report
- Verizon’s CEO is open to deal talks with Comcast, Disney, CBS
- e-commerce record: PetSmart to buy rival Chewy.com for $3.35B
- Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino changes color, taste