Nightly Business Report — September 1, 2015

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, September sell-off. Stocks shed 3% sending the major averages into correction territory. What every investor needs to know.

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Today’s hot stocks: COP, MTB, DLTR, CMG, AMZN & HLT.

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Workers stack sockeye salmon fillets after being vacuum packed to be frozen at the Alitak Cannery on Kodiak Island, Alaska. (File photo).

If you export to China, the latest headlines are not good news. After a decade of rapid growth, China’s appetite for goods and raw materials from the rest of the world appears to be slowing. And that’s left companies and countries that sell to China wondering just how badly their orders may shrink. On Tuesday, …

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U.S. stocks plummeted Tuesday as continued signs of weakness in China and concerns about the Federal Reserve weighed heavily on investor sentiment. The major averages ended in correction territory, down nearly 3 percent after a failed attempt in the minutes prior to cut some losses. The Dow Jones industrial average closed about 470 points lower, …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook

The biggest consumer technology companies are taking over the enterprise realm. Just as Amazon.com’s cloud-computing business is reeling in ever larger businesses onto its servers, Apple is formalizing its place in corporate data centers. On Monday, Apple announced a partnership with networking giant Cisco to tightly integrate iPhones and iPads into the fabric of the workplace. …

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If you haven’t heard the message that it’s important to save early and often for your long-term future, you haven’t been listening. Financial advisors and other experts have long been beating that drum. But with just 22 percent of American workers highly confident that they will have enough money for a comfortable retirement, the message …

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It’s bad enough that the Social Security Administration is not expected to pay a cost of living adjustment for benefits next year. But high-income retirees will also have to bear the brunt of rising Medicare Part B premiums in 2016. Here’s why: Under current law, the Social Security Administration has to keep Medicare Part B …

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Credit cards with EMV chips.

Businesses big and small are preparing for a major shift in their credit and debit card systems. Come Oct. 1, credit card issuers will shift responsibility for fraudulent transactions to merchants. The new cards are called EMV (Europay, Mastercard and Visa), and include a microchip intended to lessen fraud. “For small businesses, the move should also …

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September market outlook

Does the worst August in three years on Wall Street shed any light on what September might hold for investors?

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Tonight: A volatile month comes to a close. And, does the worst August in three years on Wall Street shed any light on what September might hold for investors?

Nightly Business Report — August 31, 2015

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, a volatile month comes to a close. And, does the worst August in three years on Wall Street shed any light on what September might hold for investors?

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Today’s hot stocks: AAPL, CSCO, GOOGL, BMY & FDX.