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Closing Bell Brief for Thursday, October 19th

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The Dow hits another record after recovering from a triple-digit decline. Apple shares drop more than 2% on problems with Apple Watch in China. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 19, 2017

Midday Report for Thursday, October 19th

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Spain to impose tighter controls on Catalonia. Wal-Mart teams up with Lord & Taylor to strengthen ecommerce. Target plans massive remodeling of its stores. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 19, 2017

Morning Brief for Thursday, October 19th

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GE's new chief makes new cuts. Wisconsin's $10 billion Foxconn plant hits a snag. Thursday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 18, 2017

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Oct 18, 2017
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The Dow closes above 23000 for the first time. American Express reports higher earnings and names a new CEO. United Continental's earnings top targets despite hurricane-related cancellations. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 18, 2017
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China sets a goal to be a modern, global power. Health insurers bracing for a steep enrollment dropoff among consumers. Firefighters make progress against California wildfires as new fires expand. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 18, 2017
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President Donald Trump's choices for a Federal Reserve chairman. Amazon's contracts with apartment owners. Wednesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 17, 2017
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The Dow briefly tops 23 thousand, still closing at a record. Senators reach a bipartisan deal to keep health subsidy payments flowing. A judge blocks Trump's latest travel ban. IBM's earnings top estimates. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 17, 2017
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U.S.-backed forced liberate ISIS capital in Syria. Trump's pick for White House drug czar removes his name from consideration. Morgan Stanley earnings higher on wealth management performance. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 16, 2017
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President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell make a show of unity. Nordstrom suspends efforts to go private. Tuesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 16, 2017
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More records for U.S. stocks. Netflix adds more subscribers than expected in the third quarter. Johnson & Johnson releases earnings Tuesday. Trump meets with Fed chair Yellen on Thursday. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 16, 2017
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New concerns for the U.S. over pushing ISIS out of Iraq. The Senate grapples with keeping subsidy payments flowing to health insurers. The Weinstein Company is close to being sold. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 16, 2017
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Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech and a busy week of earnings highlight this week's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 13, 2017
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Stocks end higher, with the Nasdaq closing at a new high. Weinstein Co. reportedly explores a sale or shutdown. How might President Trump's action on the Iran nuclear deal affect firms investing in that country? Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 13, 2017
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President Trump hints payments to health insurers could be saved. GOP health care critic Sen. Susan Collins staying in the Senate. Retail sales get a boost from gas prices. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 12, 2017
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The number of U.S. data breaches hits a new record. The U.S.'s withdrawal from Unesco. Friday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 12, 2017
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Stocks fall as banks kick off earnings. An executive order directs federal agencies to pursue sweeping changes to the health-care system. Plus, House Republicans offer to keep part of the deduction for state and local taxes. Jennifer Strong reports.

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Oct 12, 2017
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President Donald Trump signs order to weaken health-care Law. J.P. Morgan's profits rise on lending boost. Cord-cutters sap AT&T's TV business. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 11, 2017
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President Donald Trump's pick for Homeland Security Secretary. Coach's corporate name-change. Thursday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 11, 2017
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More records for U.S. stocks. The Fed is on track to raise rates again this year. Snap has its best trading day in months. Kroger may sell its convenience stores. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 11, 2017
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California wildfires damage costs estimated in the tens of billions. Businesses ask the Supreme Court to hear sexual orientation discrimination suit. Japan's Nikkei index hits a milestone. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 10, 2017
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The Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to repeal federal limits on carbon emissions at power plants. Apple's deal with Steven Spielberg. Wednesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 10, 2017
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The Dow closes at a record high. Wal-Mart's cost-cutting plans give stocks a boost. Eleven million Equifax customers had their driver's license data hacked. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 10, 2017
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Procter & Gamble vote on Trian too close to call. South Korea alleges North Korea hacked into its defense data system. Weinstein Company may change its name following Harvey Weinstein's ouster. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 9, 2017
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General Motors' excess U.S. factories. Retailers' new target customer. Tuesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 9, 2017
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U.S. stocks edge lower Monday. General Electric management changes shake up investors. A proxy fight could shake up Procter & Gamble. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 9, 2017
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The White House eyes sharper immigration enforcement. GE names Trian co-founder to its board. Weinstein Company fires co-chair Harvey Weinstein over misconduct charges. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 8, 2017
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Fed minutes and Big Bank earnings highlight the coming week's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 6, 2017
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Stocks close mixed but mostly flat. It turns out Tesla's production bottlenecks are handmade. Plus, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce calls President Trump's Nafta proposals dangerous. Jennifer Strong reports.

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Oct 6, 2017
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The Labor Department's jobs report. The Trump administration's undoing of an Affordable Care Act requirement. The Pentagon's suspension of military exercises with Gulf allies. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 5, 2017
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Republicans hitting obstacles over tax reform from their own party. California is now a sanctuary state. Wall Street eyes September's unemployment rate. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 5, 2017
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Another record day for stocks. Also, former Equifax CEO grilled over delay in reporting the company's massive data breach. Plus, the U.S. Postal Service expected to raise prices after missing pension payments. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 5, 2017
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The U.S. shale juggernaut shows signs of fatigue. YouTube tweaks its search results. Amazon disrupts business-school recruiting. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 4, 2017
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Growing health concerns in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. New legislation that could change political advertising on social media. Thursday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 4, 2017
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More records for stocks. The EU goes after Apple and Amazon for unpaid taxes. Equifax's ex-CEO faces lawmakers again. Google releases upgrades on new smartphones and home speakers. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 4, 2017
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Investigators in Las Vegas are questioning Stephen Paddock's girlfriend to learn more about the motive behind Sunday's deadly shooting. Also, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he is not resigning despite rumors of conflict inside the White House. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 3, 2017
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The State Department withdraws more than half of its Cuban diplomats from Washington. The European Union orders Luxembourg to retrieve millions of euros from Amazon. Wednesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 3, 2017
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More records for U.S. stocks, thanks in part to strong car sales. President Trump inspects the devastation in Puerto Rico. Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan gets grilled on Capitol Hill. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 3, 2017
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Police in Las Vegas have found dozens of firearms linked to Stephen Paddock, who killed more than 50 people in Las Vegas on Sunday; Equifax's former CEO faces House members over the massive data breach; General Motors and Ford report strong September auto sales. JR. Whalen reports.

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Oct 2, 2017
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Wells Fargo Chief Timothy Sloan's apology for the bank's phony-account scandal. Goldman Sachs weighs a new bitcoin trading operation. A preview of flu season. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Oct 2, 2017
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Stocks closed at new record highs on Monday. President Trump will visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, Las Vegas on Wednesday. Production issues put the brakes on Tesla Model 3 deliveries. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 2, 2017
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Stocks close at new record highs. President Trump will visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, Las Vegas on Wednesday. Production issues put the brakes on Tesla Model 3 deliveries. Tom Petty has died. Charlie Turner reports.

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Oct 2, 2017
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President Trump calls the Las Vegas shooting an 'act of evil.'; Facebook to hire ad reviewers to ensure compliance with its policies; Three Americans win Nobel prize for work in researching molecular clocks. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Oct 2, 2017
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A mass shooting in Las Vegas leaves dozens dead, hundreds more wounded. John Wordock reports.

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Oct 1, 2017
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The latest from Fed chair Janet Yellen and Friday's jobs report highlight the week's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 29, 2017
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U.S. stocks wrap up the week hitting all-time highs on Friday. Tom Price resigns as Trump administration health chief. Federal loan guarantees rise to $12 billion. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 29, 2017
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President Trump meets with former Federal Reserve governor to discuss a potential nomination. The GOP tax plan's first hurdle. Elon Musk projects private trips to Mars within the next decade. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 28, 2017
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Why Wall Street wants a Trump tax overhaul. IKEA acquires Silicon Valley startup TaskRabbit. Friday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 28, 2017
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Stocks end on a high note as shares of Roku surge in their trading debut. Puerto Rico receives additional relief aid. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 28, 2017
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Homeland Security grants a Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico. Health insurers stay in the ACA. The founder of Playboy Magazine Hugh Hefner dies at 91. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 27, 2017
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The U.S. House of Representatives launches a probe of taxpayer-funded travel. Uber shuts down its U.S. auto-leasing business. Thursday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 27, 2017
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Financial and tech sectors drive up the U.S. stock market. Republican leaders release a plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code. Lawmakers push to ship relief from U.S. ports to Puerto Rico. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 27, 2017
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Alabama Republicans nominate Roy Moore for a U.S. Senate seat. Apple's 'iPhone X' production snag. This year's Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 26, 2017
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Senator Bob Corker opts out of re-election. DirecTV offers refunds over national anthem protests. Wednesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 26, 2017
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U.S. stocks close flat Tuesday. The latest Senate Republican health bill dies. President Donald Trump's plans for refugee admissions. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 26, 2017
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Equifax Chief Executive Richard Smith steps down. The latest blow to the Graham-Cassidy bill. A GOP blueprint for tax overhaul. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 26, 2017
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President Donald Trump meets with major GOP donors. Federal Reserve speakers take the stage, including Fed chief Janet Yellen. And home prices will highlight Tuesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 25, 2017
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Wall Street starts the week on a down day, fueled by North Korea tensions. Facebook closes lower for a fourth straight day. Pinterest strikes a deal with Target. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 25, 2017
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North Korea's stern response to the U.S. Republican health plan would cater to wavering senators. New Trump travel ban adds new countries to the list. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 24, 2017
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Janet Yellen, the Fed and big earnings reports highlight a busy economic week. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 22, 2017
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Stocks and government yields waver on fresh tensions out of North Korea. Senator John McCain says he will vote against the latest GOP effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Uber loses its license in London. Jennifer Strong reports.

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Sep 22, 2017
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North Korea issues a new threat to detonate a nuclear weapon. London won't renew Uber's license. Showtime to produce a TV series based on a novel co-written by Bill Clinton. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 21, 2017
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President Donald Trump's Friday rally. The GOP's plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Friday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 21, 2017
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Stock indexes end a winning streak. Facebook will give Russian-backed ads purchased during the presidential campaign to investigators. President Donald Trump expands U.S. authority to sanction North Korea. Jennifer Strong reports.

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Sep 21, 2017
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Puerto Rico braces for more rain. Hackers roamed Equifax's network undetected. SEC reports hackers' penetration of one of its electronic systems. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 20, 2017
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's plans for a health vote. Apple's Series 3 Watch problems. Thursday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 20, 2017
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New records for the Dow and S&P after the Fed holds rates steady. The Apple Watch has connectivity issues. The music industry sings a sweeter tune. Charlie Turner reports.

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Sep 20, 2017
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Maria batters Puerto Rico. Warren Buffett on hurricane impact on Geico. General Mills see more earnings declines. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 19, 2017
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The last-chance push by the GOP to scrap the Affordable Care Act. The White House and Senate Republicans' tentative budget deal. Wednesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 19, 2017
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Stocks set more records. FedEx's earnings fall short. Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly half a million trucks. Employer-based insurance is getting more expensive. Charlie Turner reports.

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Sep 19, 2017
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President Trump threatens North Korea in U.N. speech. Equifax called on experts to handle an incident on its networks months before the recent massive hack. Japan's Nikkei reaches an important milestone. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 19, 2017
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President Donald Trump's first address to the General Assembly of the United Nations. Automakers feel the heat from Silicon Valley. Tuesday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Sep 18, 2017
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The Dow and S&P climb to new records ahead of the Fed's two-day policy meeting. Honda's expanding payroll to build the new Accord. Taco Bell plans to add 300 restaurants over the next five years. Charlie Turner reports.

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Sep 18, 2017
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Trump calls for better U.N. management. Iran tangles with the U.S. over its nuclear deal compliance. Former Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers stepping down from the company's board. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 18, 2017
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President Trump prepares for his first U.N. General Assembly. Busy economic calendar includes FOMC economic comments and possible Fed Funds Rate change. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 15, 2017
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Stocks finish at new records. Critical terror threat level in the U.K. Wal-Mart building new corporate campus in Arkansas. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 14, 2017
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Discrimination suit filed against Google. Uber board weighs Softbank investment. Quadruple witching day on Friday. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 14, 2017
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Mixed day on Wall Street. Dole seeks a sale. FTC joins the FBI in investigating Equifax. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 14, 2017
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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
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President Trump to sign resolution assailing White nationalists. Boeing boosts 787 Dreamliner production. August inflation data in focus. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 13, 2017
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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
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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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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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Stocks hit record highs. Tesla faulted for 2016 crash. J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon blames lack of volatility for trading revenue drop. 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.

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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.

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Sep 8, 2017
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Hurricanes Irma and Harvey will test FEMA's post-Katrina reforms. Equifax says 143 million customers could be affected by hackers. Apple iPhone production delays could impact customer orders. J.R. Whalen reports.

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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.

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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.

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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 6, 2017
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President Donald Trump's push for tax reform in North Dakota. Verizon's new rewards program. Wednesday's economic calendar. 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 5, 2017
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DACA rescinded by the Trump administration. Congress's full slate of work. It's OK to be a workaholic. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Sep 5, 2017
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President Donald Trump's further push for tax reform. The coming week's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos 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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