Yahoo Finance: The Final Countdown

Stocks (^DJI^GSPC^IXIC) on edge here, trading in range as Janet Yellen just gave the green light on a coming rate hike. Plus – Is the Fed at risk of derailing the economy? We discuss the impact of future rate hikes. And – cash on the sidelines is flowing into this market at unheard of levels… are investors too afraid of NOT being in this market? Catch The Final Round at 4 p.m. ET with Jen Rogers Yahoo Finance editor-in-chief Andy Serwer; Bobbi Rebell, author of “How to be a Financial Grownup”; and markets reporter Myles Udland.

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Yahoo Finance Midday Movers

Stocks (^DJI^GSPC^IXIC) are are roughly flat at midday, with health care (XLV) the most in the green and real estate (XLRE) the most in the red. Alan Valdes, director of floor operations at Silverbear, 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’s Rick Newman and Thomson Reuters correspondent Bobbi Rebell, author of “How to be a Financial Grownup.

Amazon to open 20 grocery stories in next two years: RPT

Investors are waiting for Amazon’s earnings after the bell today. But here’s some news you don’t have to wait for: Amazon plans to open 20 brick-and-mortar grocery stores over the next two years, in cities including Seattle, New York and Miami. Half the stores will be drive-up spots where customers pick up online orders. The other 10 will be traditional stores where shoppers can stroll the aisles. This is all according to documents cited by Business Insider. Amazon reportedly believes the US market has room for 2,000 Amazon Fresh–branded grocery stores over the next decade.

Twitter smashes earnings expectations and slashes headcount

While investors wait to hear Amazon’s earnings, they’re dissecting Twitter’s latest results, out this morning. The struggling social media company beat expectations for profit and revenue. Twitter’s number of active users rose 3% to 317 million. That was also better than what Wall Street expected. Twitter has been the subject of lots of takeover talk, and the company said it would slash 9% of its global workforce—about 350 jobs.

Top companies for vacation time

As the job market slowly heats up, workers are looking beyond the headline salary number when looking for a job. They’re also seeking perks, including flexible vacation time. Glassdoor just released its latest survey of the best 25 companies for paid time off. The top two spots went to the biotech firm Amgen and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. After that, we get some more familiar names—Ikea, Google and Monsanto.

 

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Stocks (^DJI^GSPC^IXIC) are down slightly at midday, with industrials (XLI) leading and energy (XLE) lagging. Consumer staples (XLP) are currently pulling in the rear. Alan Valdes, director of floor operations at Silverbear, 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’s Rick Newman and Thomson Reuters correspondent Bobbi Rebell, author of “How to be a Financial Grownup.”

Big oil is back: Chevron, BP, Exxon announce $45B in new drilling

Stocks (^DJI^GSPC^IXIC) are rallying strongly after a huge payrolls beat of 287,000 for June.  Financials (XLF) are leading, with utilities (XLU) in the red. Stephen Guilfoyle, managing director of floor operations for Deep Value Execution Services,joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange.

To discuss the other big stories of the day, Nicole Sinclair is joined by Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith and Thomson Reuters correspondent Bobbi Rebell, author of “How to be a Financial Grownup.”

Bond yields tumble as traders run to safety

Bond yields tumble across the globe as traders run to safety. Is the 'smart money' sensing danger in the markets? Plus, Janet Yellen and the Fed are back in the spotlight. Will they leave investors dazed and confused following June's policy meeting? And Apple's looking to get its mojo back with Siri in the driver's seat. We break down next week's big event. Catch The Final Round at 4 p.m. ET with Yahoo Finance editor-in-chief Andy Serwer; Erin Gibbs, equity chief investment officer at S&P Investment Advisory Services; and Thomson Reuters correspondent Bobbi Rebell, author of "How to be a Financial Grownup."

Stocks fight back following Yellen rate hike talk

Janet Yellen speaks and the market listens. Stocks trim gains as the Fed Chair says a rate hike is coming. Plus - the jobs report is on the way, but did the Verizon strike hit the numbers? And - a major US study finds cancer risk from mobile phones - should smartphones makers, and you, be concerned? Catch The Final Round at 4p ET with Rick Newman, Bobbi Rebell of Thompson Reuters, and Joe Fahmy of Zor Capital.

Draghi escalates the war on cash: Goodbye 500-euro note

Stocks (^DJI^GSPC^IXIC^RUT) are bouncing a bit at midday after a nasty two-day slide, with energy (XLE) leading the way up and telecom (IYZ) in the red. Stephen Guilfoyle, managing director of floor operations for Deep Value Execution Services, comes to us live from the New York Stock Exchange to discuss today's market moves.

Alexis Christoforous is joined by Yahoo Finance's Melody Hahm and Thomson Reuters correspondent Bobbi Rebell, author of "How to be a Financial Grownup," to discuss the other stories we're keeping an eye on today.

Twitter scores NFL streaming rights

Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC, ^RUT) are lower in midday trading, with all sectors down. Stephen Guilfoyle, managing director of floor operations for Deep Value Execution Services, joins us live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the markets. Joining Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous to discuss some of the other big stories of the day are Kevin Mahn, CIO, Hennion & Walsh Asset Management and Thomson Reuters correspondent Bobbi Rebell, author of "How to be a Financial Grownup."

Yahoo proxy battle; Exxon climate change vote; Trump's poor investments

Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC, ^RUT) have been relatively quiet this week, but we are seeing a few notable moves: the U.S. Dollar (^USDOLLAR) is up again today for the fifth day in a row, and crude oil (CLK16.NYM) is down for the second day.Stephen Guilfoyle, managing director of floor operations for Deep Value Execution Services, joins us live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the markets.

Joining Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous to discuss some of the other big stories of the day are Yahoo Finance's Rick Newman and Thomson Reuters correspondent Bobbi Rebell, author of "How to be a Financial Grownup."

SunEdison shines as deal is nixed; Google dials up a phone plan; Trump to get taxpayer funding?

Thefive day stock market rally is in jeopardy (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC, ^RUT) as investors fret over a disappointing report on Chinese exports and crude oil prices. (CLJ16.NYM). Stephen Guilfoyle, managing director of floor operations for Deep Value Execution Services, joins us live from the floor of the NYSE to discuss the markets. Read his commentary on today's market action here.

Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous discusses some of the other big stories of the day with Yahoo Finance Columnist Rick Newman andThomson Reuters correspondent Bobbi Rebell, author of How to be a Financial Grownup.

Global worries hit stocks; breaking up the banks; risks from low oil prices

It's another down day for stocks(^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC), as oil and a big selloff in Japan weigh on U.S. equities.

To discuss some of the big stories of the day are Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous, Yahoo Finance Columnist Rick Newman, Bobbi Rebell, television and multimedia reporter at Reuters, andBloomberg Intelligence US Chief Economist, Carl Riccadonna.

Stocks try to fight slide; Yahoo's future; Apple & the "Final Frontier"

Wall Street struggling to gain footing as stocks (^DJI^GSPC^IXIC) react to a sluggish report on the services sector. Keith Bliss of Cuttone & Co.joins us live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the markets.

To talk about some of the other stories that Yahoo Finance is keeping an eye on today, Alexis Christoforous is joined by Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer and Bobbi Rebell, television and multimedia reporter at Reuters.

U.S. stocks rebound on big bank earnings; Silicon Valley's Super Bowl play; GM's new ride-sharing bet

U.S. stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) rebound on strong bank earnings from Morgan Stanley (MS) and Bank of America (BAC), along with hopes of further stimulus measures from Beijing after China's economic growth fell to its slowest pace since 2009.

To discuss today's market moves and some of the other stories Yahoo Finance is keeping an eye on today, Alexis Christoforous is joined by Yahoo Finance's Rick Newman and Thomson Reuters' Bobbi Rebell.

Oil slide weighs on stocks; China’s Wanda goes to Hollywood; Netflix subscribers get more addicted

U.S. stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) look to hold on to gains, as the early rally fades. Oil drops toward $30 per barrel again. Keith Bliss of Cuttone & Co. joins us from the floor of the NYSE to discuss the markets.

To discuss today's market movers and some of the other stories Yahoo Finance is keeping an eye on today, Alexis Christoforous is joined by David Nelson, chief strategist at Belpointe, andBobbi Rebell, television and multimedia reporter at Reuters.