Happy Fed Day! Janet Yellen and company will soon unveil their decision on interest rates. The three major indices (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are fairly flat ahead of the historic decision on monetary policy.
Here are some of the other stories the Yahoo Finance teem is keeping an eye on today:
Expedia-Orbitz deal gets Justice Dept. approval
Expedia (EXPE) is one step closer to its takeover of rival travel business Orbitz (OWW) . The Justice Department granted antitrust clearance to the $1.3 billion deal, noting that the merger would be unlikely to hurt competition.
Uber's rivals band together
Uber's rivals have formed an international alliance. San Francisco based Lyft and Chinese startup Didi Kuaidi are banding together to allow users of each app to hail rides from the other's app while traveling to the other country. Didi has also reportedly invested $100 million in Lyft.
Best college majors: Kiplinger
As we start the school year, let's take a look at which majors come with the best hiring prospects and pay. According to Kiplinger, those who major in Computer Science, Management Information Systems and Software Engineering have an abundance of job opportunities upon graduation. Economics and Finance majors follow close behind.