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The Ticker will focus on the top 10 financial stories driving the day's action. The Ticker highlights Yahoo Finance's proprietary data analysis on which stocks are receiving the most clicks from our members and brings you all the news you need to know about them. Live at 2:00pm ET.

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  • Will college football rebound from last year's attendance lows?
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    Will college football rebound from last year's attendance lows?

    The 2019 season kicks off this weekend, but declining attendance is adding concern over the future of the game. Last year, the average NCAA attendance was just 41.9 thousand per game according to Wells Fargo. Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita is joined by Emily McCormick, Heidi Chung, and Dan Howley.

  • Apple readies new iPhones, iPads, and Macbook Pros: Bloomberg
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    Apple readies new iPhones, iPads, and Macbook Pros: Bloomberg

    Apply is readying a new generation of hardware, including upgrades to its iPhone, iPad, and Mac Book, according to Bloomberg. The tech giant is also expected to launch its TV streaming service. Yahoo Finance’s Akiko Fujita and Dan Howley discuss.

  • Apple’s credit card comes with strict care instructions
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    Apple’s credit card comes with strict care instructions

    Apple's new titanium credit card launched this week, but the company is warning customers that some fabrics could potentially damage it. Yahoo Finance's Dan Howley debuts his new Apple card on 'The Ticker' with Akiko Fujita.

  • Volkswagen says report about its interest in buying Tesla stake is 'unfounded'
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    Volkswagen says report about its interest in buying Tesla stake is 'unfounded'

    Volkswagen won't be buying Tesla... apparently. The auto giant is denying reports from German publication 'Manager Magazin' that its CEO Herbert Diess wants to buy shares in Tesla to access its software and batteries technology. In a statement to yahoo finance, the company says- "The

  • Stocks mixed after hawkish comments from Fed officials as Jackson Hole kicks off
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    Stocks mixed after hawkish comments from Fed officials as Jackson Hole kicks off

    The Federal Reserve’s annual economic conference in Jackson Hole kicks off today, as investors await a speech from Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell tomorrow. Steve Hanke, professor of applied economics at Johns Hopkins University joins Yahoo Finance’s Akiko Fujita and Brian Cheung to discuss.

  • Retail outlook amid mixed earnings season, economic uncertainty
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    Retail outlook amid mixed earnings season, economic uncertainty

    Major retailers are out with their latest company earnings. Vera Gibbons, Founder of Nonpoliticalnews.com, joins Akiko Fujita on 'The Ticker' to discuss the retail winners and losers.

  • Trump backtracks on tax cut claims as Fed officials say July rate cut was a ‘recalibration'
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    Trump backtracks on tax cut claims as Fed officials say July rate cut was a ‘recalibration'

    Trump says the Fed is the 'only problem' as the central bank says its decision to cut rates in July was a ‘recalibration.' Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita and Brian Cheung and chief economic advisor at Keel Point, Steven Skancke discuss.

  • Alibaba postpones Hong Kong listing amid protests - Reuters
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    Alibaba postpones Hong Kong listing amid protests - Reuters

    Alibaba has delayed its listing in Hong Kong amid growing protests in the area, according to Reuters. That listing is valued at up to $15 billion dollars. Yahoo Finance's Scott Gamm has the latest. He joins Akiko Fujita.

  • Shopify’s new initiative may drive sales increases: Guggenheim
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    Shopify’s new initiative may drive sales increases: Guggenheim

    Shopify's CEO net worth has reportedly doubled to $3.2 billion in just six months, according to Forbes. Yahoo Finance's Dan Howley joins Akiko Fujita on 'The Ticker' to discuss.

  • Walmart sues Tesla over solar panel fires at 7 stores
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    Walmart sues Tesla over solar panel fires at 7 stores

    Walmart is suing Tesla for its solar panels after 7 Walmart stores allegedly caught fire, according to a court filing. Yahoo Finance's Alexis Keenan joins Akiko Fujita with the latest.

  • Head of Uber Freight on the launch of new carrier app design
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    Head of Uber Freight on the launch of new carrier app design

    It's been a bumpy few months for Uber, but its "other bets" have been a bright spot for the ride-hailing giant. Lior Ron, Head of Uber Freight, joins Akiko Fujita on 'The Ticker' to discuss what lies ahead for the company.

  • Lowe's surges on earnings
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    Lowe's surges on earnings

    Lowe’s is surging on the back of a strong quarter. The home improvement retailer posted earnings that beat on both the top and bottom lines. Same store sales in the U.S. also topped that of rival Home Depot. Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita and Ines Ferre discuss.

  • Target surges as profit jumps and earnings outlook is hiked
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    Target surges as profit jumps and earnings outlook is hiked

    Target shares are hitting a new record high after the retailer reported second quarter earnings that crushed estimates. Target also raised its outlook for the rest of the year. Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita and Scott Gamm discuss.

  • Robert Shiller says Fed rate cuts signal a 'sense of alarm'
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    Robert Shiller says Fed rate cuts signal a 'sense of alarm'

    Central bankers are gearing up for the annual policy conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming this week. Akiko Fujita and former advisor to the president of the Dallas Fed Danielle DiMartino booth discuss.

  • Baidu CEO says ‘temporary pain’ will pay off on back of earnings
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    Baidu CEO says ‘temporary pain’ will pay off on back of earnings

    Baidu shares surging after the Chinese internet company reported fiscal 2nd quarter earnings that beat expectations. Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita and Jared Blikre discuss.

  • Twitter, Facebook say China spreading disinformation in Hong Kong
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    Twitter, Facebook say China spreading disinformation in Hong Kong

    Twitter and Facebook have suspended accounts they believe to be part of a Chinese effort to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Twitter saying it took down nearly one thousand accounts originating in China, while Facebook said it took down five accounts with seven pages that reaches more than 15,000 other

  • U.S. Steel to lay off hundreds of workers in Michigan
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    U.S. Steel to lay off hundreds of workers in Michigan

    U.S. Steel announced it is laying off 200 employees, following their decision to halt production at the Michigan facility. Executives are attributing the pull back to lower steel prices and softer demand. Ines Ferres and Akiko Fujita discuss.

  • Sarepta Therapeutics stock plummets after FDA rejects its muscular dystrophy treatment
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    Sarepta Therapeutics stock plummets after FDA rejects its muscular dystrophy treatment

    Pharmaceutical company Sarepta Therapeutics plunging today after the FDA rejected its second drug for muscular dystrophy. Cantor Fitzgerald lowered its price target for the stock, saying the FDA's decision "could be political." Yahoo Finance's Anjalee Khemlani joins Akiko Fujita.

  • Kohl's profits beat, but sales miss the mark
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    Kohl's profits beat, but sales miss the mark

    Yahoo Finance is watching Kohl’s. Its partnership with Amazon helped drive traffic to stores. The company beat earnings expectations in the second quarter, but the stock is under pressure after it warned “uncertainties” stemming from the trade war could cloud its outlook for the crucial holiday shopping

  • Home Depot soars on earnings, but sales miss
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    Home Depot soars on earnings, but sales miss

    Home Depot's stock is getting a pop in the session despite a mixed report card in the second quarter. Earnings topped estimates, but the company trimmed its outlook for the year. Yahoo Finance’s Akiko Fujita and Jared Blikre discuss.

  • Fmr. GE Vice Chairman Bob Wright on U.S.-China trade: Bannon has been right from the beginning
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    Fmr. GE Vice Chairman Bob Wright on U.S.-China trade: Bannon has been right from the beginning

    Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita speaks with fmr. Vice Chairman of General Electric on the Hong Kong protest's impact on international business and the U.S.-China trade war.

  • Fmr. GE Vice Chairman Bob Wright on Markopolos report: It's like bringing out old laundry
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    Fmr. GE Vice Chairman Bob Wright on Markopolos report: It's like bringing out old laundry

    General Electric's vice president of investor relations releases a statement on Harry Markopolos's report, accusing the company of committing a $38 billion fraud scheme by hiding its losses. Akiko Fujita and former Vice Chairman of General Electric, Bob Wright discuss.

  • Twitter discloses 'state-backed' disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters
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    Twitter discloses 'state-backed' disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters

    Twitter detailed an extensive "state-backed" disinformation campaign against the protesters originating from mainland china. In response, twitter is suspending nearly 1,000 accounts it says are attempting to "sow political discord in Hong Kong, including undermining the legitimacy and

  • 74% economists see recession hit by end of 2021 - NABE survey
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    74% economists see recession hit by end of 2021 - NABE survey

    U.S. economists are growing more and more concerned about the impact of President Trump's economic policies. In a new survey by the national association for business economics, 34% of economists said they believe a recession will hit in the year 2021. 74% of economists sees a recession by the end

  • Macau gaming 'came back' last week: Bernstein
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    Macau gaming 'came back' last week: Bernstein

    Bernstein Research says Macau gaming is coming back amid recent protests in Hong Kong. Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita and Heidi Chung discuss.