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Target slides after disappointing holiday guidance (TGT)

Target reported earnings and sales that topped estimates in the third quarter. It raised its guidance for the full year, but issued a lower profit forecast for the holiday season. Target shares slide after the news. To see Target's stock...Show More Summary

Senate Republicans released major changes to their tax plan that would make your tax cut temporary

Senate Republicans released modifications to their massive tax bill on Tuesday night. The biggest proposed change: Individual tax cuts would sunset after 2025. The bill would also repeal the Affordable Care Act's so-called individual...Show More Summary

US exchanges are asking regulators to delay massive new system meant to make markets safer

US stock exchanges are asking the Securities and Exchange Commission to delay the implementation of a database that would provide better surveillance over the markets. The so-called Consolidated Audit Trail would serve as a central database...Show More Summary

The Republican tax bill could force billions of dollars in cuts to programs like Medicare

Republicans' Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would add $1.5 trillion to the federal deficit over 10 years. According to the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act, or Paygo, the new debt must be offset or the Paygo requirement must be waived. If Paygo is...Show More Summary

Trump is reportedly considering Allianz' Mohamed El-Erian for a post at the Fed

President Donald Trump is reportedly considering Allianz chief economic advisor and ex-Pimco CEO Mohamed El-Erian for Fed board governor. The news has been reported by Dow Jones/WSJ and CNBC, each citing a single anonymous source. El-Erian...Show More Summary

These 5 stocks are featured in a new blockchain index — and they're all on a tear

Reality Shares and Nasdaq announced the launch of an index to track companies in the booming blockchain industry. Blockchain, the technology underlying cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ethereum, has become a popular buzzword on Wall...Show More Summary

STOCKS SLIP LOWER: Here's what you need to know

Stocks slipped as weakness in commodities led shares of raw-material producers lower. The S&P 500 lost 0.2%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 0.1% and the more tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index declined 0.3%. First up, the...Show More Summary

Senate Republicans will try to repeal a core piece of Obamacare in their massive tax bill

Senate Republicans are set to include the repeal of a key part of Obamacare in their tax bill to raise revenue. The idea has the support of top Republican senators and President Donald Trump. It could prompt opposition from moderateShow More Summary

Beware of the 'irrational exuberance' that could spell disaster for the market

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's fund manager survey shows that a record number of participants are taking on higher-than-normal levels of risk. A large number of investors acknowledge that markets are overvalued, while cash levels are...Show More Summary

IEX thinks it caught Nasdaq red-handed

Nasdaq is launching a new data product called Intellicator, that aims to read sentiment toward different segments of the options market. That's prompted criticism from rivals. Startup exchange IEX published a blog Monday calling outShow More Summary

RBC: GE's turnaround won't happen fast enough (GE)

GE's turnaround plan was announced on Monday. For Deane Dray, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets, the plan isn't enough, and won't happen fast enough. Dray downgraded the stock from a buy to a neutral on the news and lowered the price...Show More Summary

Cloudflare just bought a startup so it could offer a VPN "that doesn't suck"

Cloudflare, a content delivery network known for protecting and then withdrawing its protection from a Nazi blog called The Daily Stormer, has acquired startup Neumob. Cloudflare was primarily interested in Neumob's now defunct virtual...Show More Summary

Here's a super-quick guide to what traders are talking about right now

Dave Lutz, head of ETFs at JonesTrading, has an overview of today's markets. US markets will start in the green. Many European markets are sliding for sixth straight day. The US dollar is getting hit. Here's Lutz: Good Morning! US Futures are starting basically unchanged, while Europe going for 6 down days in a row as Chinese data posts weak. Show More Summary

Tech stocks once again look completely unstoppable

Tech stocks have been an invaluable part of broader stock market strength in 2017, returning more than double the benchmark S&P 500. Skeptics said for months that the air would have to come out of tech stocks, which they said had gotten...Show More Summary

DEUTSCHE BANK: Something 'very unusual' is happening in markets

The S&P 500 has not fallen by 3% to 5% for about a year, and could soon break its record for such a streak. But those kinds of pullbacks could resume next year, says Binky Chadha, Deutsche Bank's chief strategist. He sees stocks resuming their rally after such a drop in 2018. Show More Summary

Cryptocurrency trading volumes reached a record over the weekend that beats some US stock exchanges

Bitcoin, the red-hot digital currency known for its volatile price, was on a wild ride this weekend. Bitcoin crashed more than 25% from its all-time high of $7,721 set Wednesday to a low of $5,617 per coin on Sunday, according to data...Show More Summary

Apple will release 3 new iPhones next year — including a super-sized iPhone X (AAPL)

Apple will launch three new iPhone models in 2018, according to a reliable Apple analyst. One of the new phones predicted is a low-cost model that features an edge-to-edge LCD screen and TrueDepth facial recognition for between $649Show More Summary

Chipotle's stock drops after an actor says he 'almost died' after eating at the chain (CMG)

A celebrity reportedly "almost died" after eating Chipotle. The chain's stock fell up to 5.9% on reports of "Supergirl" star Jeremy Jordan's illness. Chipotle denies any link between the chain and the apparent food poisoning. Chipotle's...Show More Summary

GE is falling after announcing a dividend cut and business restructure (GE)

General Electric is undergoing a number of changes as its new CEO tries to turn the company around. Among the changes are a 50% cut to the company's dividend and a reduction in the number of employees. The company announced its fiscal...Show More Summary

India is steering a tricky path around US allies and foes in South Asia

India is steering a tricky path through US allies and foes in South Asia SEE ALSO: The breakdown of one of Mexico's most powerful cartels is driving violence in a valuable border city Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Dogs in India are turning blue after swimming in a polluted river

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