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Midday Report for Thursday, September 14th

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Trump says an agreement on DACA is close. Insurance adjusters in short supply in Irma-ravaged Florida. Baseball's Cleveland Indians look to extend their record-setting win streak. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 14, 2017

Closing Bell Report for Wednesday, September 13th

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More fresh records on Wall Street. Trump's national security adviser promoted a Middle East nuclear power project involving Russian companies. Federal government being sued over smartphone searches at border crossings. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 13, 2017

Midday Report for Wednesday, September 13th

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Target plans massive holiday-season hiring. Tax reform outline on the way. Health care proposals face uncertain future. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 13, 2017

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Sep 13, 2017
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President Trump threatens China. Wall Street eyes August inflation data and U.S. petroleum inventories. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 12, 2017
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Apple to announce its 10th-anniversary iPhone. Online lenders add new scrutiny in approvals after Equifax hack. The 'Jolts' report gives investors insight into the tightness of the labor market. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 11, 2017
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Stocks end higher on easing of fears. Florida Keys residents may have to wait weeks before going back home. China shuts down domestic Bitcoin exchanges. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 11, 2017
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Tropical Storm Irma batters northern Florida. More North Korea threats against the U.S. Long time TV executive Don Ohlmeyer has died. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 11, 2017
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Hurricane Irma targets central and western Florida. China ends rule that bolstered its yuan currency. August retail sales highlight a busy slate of economic data this week. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 8, 2017
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Stocks end mixed. Mandatory evacuations expand in Florida ahead of Irma landfall. Equifax hack response draws criticism over the fine print. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Sep 8, 2017
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Mexico earthquake death toll expected to rise. Hundreds of thousands fleeing Miami in advance of Hurricane Irma landfall. FBI investigating Uber over possible illegal interference with competitors. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Sep 7, 2017
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The Senate approves a contentious deal struck between President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders. A severe shortage of construction workers is expected to cause widespread delays as Texas rebuilds from Hurricane Harvey. Jennifer Strong reports.

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Sep 7, 2017
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Irma on track for potential Florida hit. Americans have less faith in higher education. Amazon looking for a home for 50,000 new employees. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 7, 2017
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Florida residents urged to heed Irma evacuation orders. Wal-Mart launches holiday season layaway plan. Weekly jobless claims among key economic data released. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Sep 6, 2017
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Stocks rebound to close higher. President Trump sides with Democrats on bill tying debt-limit rise to Harvey relief. T-Mobile partners with Netflix. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Sep 6, 2017
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Hurricane Irma makes its first landfall in the northeast Caribbean. Avocado prices soar to record highs. Nissan introduces its new Leaf electric car. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 5, 2017
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U.S. stocks tumble Tuesday. Shares in United Technologies fall on merger news. President Trump may allow new sales of weapons to Asian allies. Hurricane Irma "potentially catastrophic." Charlie Turner reports.

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Sep 1, 2017
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The Nasdaq saw its biggest weekly gain of the year. House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republicans are urging President Donald Trump to keep DACA, a program that protects young undocumented immigrants from deportation. Jennifer Strong reports.

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Sep 1, 2017
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Unemployment rate ticks higher. Gas prices jump on Harvey disruptions. Amazon looks to boost its Alexa program. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Sep 1, 2017
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The Trump administration's detailed tax plan. U.S. workers taking a bigger out-of-pocket hit from their employer-health plans. Friday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 31, 2017
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Stocks end higher as strong economic data lifts the major indexes. Fuel prices are surging from disruption caused by Harvey. President Donald Trump's lawyers argue his firing of FBI Chief James Comey didn't obstruct justice. Jennifer Strong reports.

1 min
Aug 31, 2017
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Chemical plant explosion caused by heavy Houston rain. Wells Fargo discovers more unauthorized customer accounts. New Uber CEO projects 2019 IPO. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Aug 30, 2017
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President Donald Trump's push for a tax overhaul. The latest on U.S. GDP growth. Thursday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 30, 2017
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Stocks end higher. Hurricane losses in Gulf Coast region pegged at $160 billion. Biotech shares drive the Nasdaq. Uber's new CEO sets a timeline for an IPO.

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Aug 30, 2017
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Harvey dumps heavy rain on Louisiana. U.S. GDP revised upward. U.S. airstrike blocks ISIS fighters from moving to the Syria-Iraq border. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Aug 30, 2017
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President Trump pushes his tax plan. Is it too late for back-to-school deals? GDP, payroll data reports due. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Aug 29, 2017
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Stocks rebound from a big deficit to close higher. The Texas flooding could lead to fuel shortages on the East Coast. Expedia's CEO confirms he'll take the top job at Uber. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 29, 2017
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Houston bracing for more rain. U.S. home prices rising faster than wages. Apple spars with Hollywood studios over movies. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Aug 29, 2017
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Trump plans two Texas visits, and may add a visit to Louisiana. Home prices and consumer confidence in the spotlight. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Aug 28, 2017
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Hurricane Harvey effects coming to gas pumps. Many in Harvey's path in Houston not insured for flooding. Apple plans product announcement for September 12th. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Aug 28, 2017
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President Donald Trump starts publicly campaigning for tax reform. Google issues refunds to advertisers. The week's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 25, 2017
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Stocks end mixed. Janet Yellen offers few clues on interest rates. Special counsel Robert Mueller probes former Trump adviser Mike Flynn. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin is hopeful about a tax overhaul by year-end. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 25, 2017
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Jackson Hole speeches move the markets. Hurricane Harvey strengthens to a Category 2 storm. Ford's new sales push. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 25, 2017
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All U.S. counties get an Affordable Care Act plan. Amazon slashes prices on grocery staples at Whole Foods. Friday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 24, 2017
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Stocks lose ground. Sears closes more Kmart stores. Amazon cuts prices at Whole Foods. GameStop's sales and earnings fall short. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 24, 2017
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Gold outperforms stocks for the first time since 2011. The White House memo on the transgender military ban. Uber's increased ridership. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 24, 2017
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The world's major economies are growing in sync. States look to alter provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Thursday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 23, 2017
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Trump's shutdown threat pressures stocks. FTC signs off on Amazon-Whole Foods merger. Guess' stock soars after earnings release. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 23, 2017
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President Donald Trump tries to recharge his base in Arizona rally. The U.S. considers restricting trades in Venezuelan debt. Wal-Mart and Google partner up to challenge Amazon. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 23, 2017
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The U.S. clamps down on financing critical to North Korea's nuclear-weapons program. The Trump administration's plan to withdraw from Nafta's investor-state dispute settlement system. Wednesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 22, 2017
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Stocks have their best day since April, planned Bayer-Monsanto merger draws EU scrutiny and Ford will make electric cars in China. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 22, 2017
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President Donald Trump's plan to expand the U.S. mission in Afghanistan. The European Union's investigation into the Bayer and Monsanto deal. Wal-Mart reaches out to new credit customers. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 22, 2017
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Wall Street digests the latest from President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. How retiring Baby Boomers hinder U.S. wage growth. Tuesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 21, 2017
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Stocks end mixed, Senate Leader McConnell says "zero chance" debt ceiling won't be raised and a 417 million dollar verdict against Johnson & Johnson. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 21, 2017
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The search for 10 sailors after a collision of the USS John S. McCain. The U.S. sharply cuts back visa services in Russia. Solar Eclipse 2017. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Aug 21, 2017
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President Trump is scheduled to address the nation. Nafta talks reveal friction. Sempra Energy outbids Berkshire Hathaway for Oncor. And are you ready for the eclipse? John Wordock reports.

1 min
Aug 18, 2017
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Stocks end lower, Steve Bannon is out as Trump's chief strategist and Foot Locker's stock get tripped. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 18, 2017
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Spanish police search for driver in terror attack. More than a dozen members of Trump's committee on the arts resign. Consumer sentiment rebounds in August. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Aug 17, 2017
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The AT&T-Time Warner merger moves closer to approval. Commercial breaks coming to Facebook videos. Wall Street eyes consumer sentiment. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Aug 17, 2017
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The Dow has its steepest fall in three months, ISIS claims responsibility for Barcelona attack, Mylan pays a big fine and Gap's earnings top estimates. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 17, 2017
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President Donald Trump attacks GOP opposition via Twitter. Wal-Mart Stores see sales rise in the latest quarter. Apple donates $2 million to anti-hate groups. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 17, 2017
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The Pentagon meets with China over North Korea. Transgender bathroom rules die in Texas legislative session. Jobless claims highlight key economic data. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Aug 16, 2017
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Stocks end higher, President Trump disbands advisory panels, Fed policymakers are split on timing of next rate hike and Cisco and L Brands report results.

1 min
Aug 16, 2017
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North Korea pulls back its threat to attack a U.S. territory. Alabama Republicans go to the polls in a Senate special election. Amazon issues refunds for eclipse glasses. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 16, 2017
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South Korea's call for renewed talks between North Korea. U.S. American consumers showing signs of life. Wednesday's economic calendar. J.R. Whalen reports.

1 min
Aug 15, 2017
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Stocks end little changed, Urban Outfitters' results top estimates, a first for a major bank and the FTC slaps Uber over privacy. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 15, 2017
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China bans North Korean imports to enforce new United Nations sanctions. The government report that says self-driving vehicles could reshape one in nine American workers' jobs. Tuesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 14, 2017
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Stocks start the week with gains. President Trump calls out white nationalists by name. Apple may deliver Apple Watches to Aetna members. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 14, 2017
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President Donald Trump's growing pressure to denounce nationalist groups amid Charlottesville tragedy. The Pentagon's top military officer weighs in on the North Korea crisis. The head of Merck's resignation. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 14, 2017
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President Donald Trump's return to Trump Tower. The rising number of tax filing penalties. The week's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 11, 2017
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Markets recover from Thursday's huge losses. Snap and JC Penney stocks both get clobbered after poor earnings reports. And Derek Jeter will reportedly become an owner of the Miami Marlins. Charlie Turner reports.

1 min
Aug 11, 2017
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President Donald Trump issues a new warning against North Korea. J.C. Penney and Snap Inc. shake up earnings season. HBO's prolonged leaking crisis. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 11, 2017
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Friday's economic calendar. What the Wall Street Journal's monthly survey of economists says about a government shutdown. Another shakeup at Wells Fargo. Tanya Bustos reports.

1 min
Aug 10, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on where the Trump administration stands with its message on North Korea, Blue Apron's first quarterly report as a public company, and Facebook's revamped video tab.

1 min
Aug 10, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on and Thursday's economic calendar, how the U.S.'s current worker productivity is stalling economic growth, and new Basic Economy fares from the airline industry.

1 min
Aug 9, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, a possible fiduciary rule delay, Fox and Planet Fitness earnings and GE's new headquarters.

1 min
Aug 9, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on North Korea worries sending global markets lower, Disney ending a distribution deal with Netflix, and Bank of America joining the premium rewards card fray.

1 min
Aug 9, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on lagging U.S. trade actions in China as North Korea takes precedence, Apple's new game of catch-up, and why U.S. pensions still remain in crisis.

1 min
Aug 8, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, President Trump's warning to North Korea and earnings reports from Disney, TripAdvisor and Priceline.

4 min
Aug 8, 2017
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Wall Street Journal Executive Washington Editor Gerald Seib talks about how effective the latest sanctions against North Korea could be. Plus, Google's firing of an employee over a controversial memo.

1 min
Aug 8, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on the surge in Visas amid President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown, Uber denying Travis Kalanick's return as CEO, and J.P. Morgan Chase's cancellation of a popular debit card program.

1 min
Aug 8, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on how President Donald Trump's policies have impacted earnings season, a possible United Technologies-Rockwell Collins merger, and Tesla's plan to raise cash ahead of its Model 3 roll out.

1 min
Aug 7, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks and earnings reports from CBS, Avis Budget Group and Marriott International.

1 min
Aug 7, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on North Korea threatening to use nuclear weapons against the U.S. if provoked, GOP lawmakers' public case for a sweeping tax overhaul, and Netflix's first acquisition in its 20-year history.

1 min
Aug 7, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Chief of Staff John Kelly bringing order to the Trump White House and how strong employment data adds to a rosy view of the economy.

1 min
Aug 4, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on the Dow's eighth straight record close, Martin Shkreli being found guilty of three counts in a federal securities-fraud trial, and Toyota getting on President Trump's good side with a $1.6 billion factory.

1 min
Aug 4, 2017
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John Wordock reports on the unemployment rate matching a 16-year low as the U.S. economy added more jobs than expected in July.

1 min
Aug 4, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Friday's jobs report, Teva Pharmaceuticals' struggle with increased competition in U.S. generics, and a decline in revenue for Viacom's ad business.

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Aug 3, 2017
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Jennifer Strong reports the closing numbers, including a fresh record for the Dow. Plus, a grand jury in Washington will investigate Russia's interference in the 2016 elections, and Uber knowingly bought unsafe cars in Singapore.

1 min
Aug 3, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Wall Street's reaction to Tesla's earnings, President Donald Trump signing a bill imposing sanctions on Russia into law, and new advances in gene-editing.

1 min
Aug 2, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, including the Dow's close above 22K. Also, earnings reports from Tesla and Take-Two Interactive.

1 min
Aug 2, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising above 22,000 for the first time, the Trump administration eyeing a provision in U.S. trade law, and a new high-wire act for OPEC.

1 min
Aug 1, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on how the nation's top narcotics officer responded to President Donald Trump's remarks on police force, new rules from the S&P 500, and whether Sprint will decide on a merger soon.

1 min
Aug 1, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, Apple's earnings report and a strengthening retail sector.

1 min
Aug 1, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on the Dow Jones climbing toward a fresh record, the new argument from Democrats against tax cuts, and a sharp decline for U.S. auto makers.

1 min
Aug 1, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Tuesday's economic calendar, big new profits for America's largest companies, and Samsung taking the title of world's largest chip maker.

1 min
Jul 31, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, Anthony Scaramucci's ouster and U.S. sanctions against Venezuela.

1 min
Jul 31, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on the U.S. pressing China on the North Korea threat, Discovery Communications acquiring Scripps Networks, and what mounting credit-card losses could mean for big banks.

1 min
Jul 31, 2017
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Tanya Bustos previews the coming week's economic calendar.

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Jul 28, 2017
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Jennifer Strong reports the closing numbers, with downbeat results from retail giant Amazon weighing on tech stocks. Plus, President Donald Trump fired his chief of staff Reince Priebus and replaced him with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.

0 min
Jul 28, 2017
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John Wordock reports Republican attempts to repeal Obamacare have suffered another setback.

1 min
Jul 28, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Friday's economic calendar, why China's next target could be U.S. microchip hegemony, and Senate's "vote-a-rama."

1 min
Jul 27, 2017
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Jennifer Strong reports the closing numbers after tech stocks slid without warning, pulling major stock indexes away from record territory. Plus, Republicans released a set of broad principles for creating a tax policy.

1 min
Jul 27, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on the GOP health bill, the NFL's new tanking strategy and Samsung's best quarterly profits ever.

1 min
Jul 27, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Thursday's economic calendar, turbulence in the retail sector, and Coca-Cola replacing Coke Zero.

1 min
Jul 26, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, Facebook earnings, the Fed and Foxconn's new 10 billion dollar U.S. factory.

1 min
Jul 26, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on the status of the GOP health bill, and the latest from President Donald Trump on overhauling the the tax code.

1 min
Jul 26, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Wednesday's economic calendar, the prospects of new Apple plants in the U.S., and a tech breakthrough from Toyota.

1 min
Jul 25, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, the Senate vote to debate health reform and Donald Trump on Apple CEO Tim Cook.

1 min
Jul 25, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on President Donald Trump's pitch to GOP senators for a health-care vote, and a record boom in renovations of existing homes.

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Jul 25, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Tuesday's economic calendar and an unexpected new player in the pharmaceuticals market.

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