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Nightly Business Report — October 21, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks rally back, but are the steep drops we saw last week a thing of the past? And, why Coke and McDonald’s, some of America’s most iconic companies, seem to be stumbling and what their CEOs are doing to turn things around.

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Today’s stock stories: LMT, KMB, OCN, AMGN, UPS, FDX, AMZN & TSLA.

Profits vs. patriotism

FBI Director James Comey says Apple and Google’s new encryption technology may make it harder for investigators to do their jobs.

Apple launches Apple Pay

Josh Lipton takes a look at how Apple’s new mobile payments works and the challenges it faces.

IBM earnings miss

IBM posted earnings that missed on both the top and bottom lines.

Apple trounces estimates

Apple easily beat Wall Street forecasts, and its sales outlook for the current quarter came in ahead of expectations.

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Tonight: IBM shares tumble after the company reports weak earnings and abandons its five-year transition plan. What’s ahead for Big Blue?

Nightly Business Report — October 20, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, IBM shares tumble after the company reports weak earnings and abandons its five-year transition plan. What’s ahead for Big Blue? Apple reports earnings and launches Apple Pay. NBR will bring you the one key takeaway from its report and the challenges ahead for its mobile payments service.

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Today’s stock stories: CMG, NCR, HAS, VFC, SHLD, TRN & MCD.

Apple’s iPhone 6 makes China debut

Apple’s new iPhone 6 finally went on sale in China, so how was the reaction in the world’s largest smartphone market?

Market Monitor: Kevin Caron

Looking for steady-eddie stocks to buy and hold in this volatile market? Our Market Monitor guest has a list of recommendations.

Volatile market, stoic Fed

Steve Liesman takes a look at the public disagreement within the Federal Reserve over what it should do next.

New trend for small caps?

During the week’s market turmoil, small cap stocks easily outperformed much larger companies and the overall market. Could this signal an opportunity for investors to make a big move into small caps?

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Tonight: Stocks rallied to end this wild week on a positive note. But small caps stocks went in the other direction and some say that’s a worrisome sign.

Nightly Business Report — October 17, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks rallied to end this wild week on a positive note. But small caps stocks went in the other direction and some say that’s a worrisome sign. And, the growing disagreement within the Federal Reserve about what the central bank should do next.