Stocks up as debt limit deal seen likely


Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are on the move higher as President Donald Trump signals he’ll reach across the aisle to make a deal. Plus, Hurricane Irma is bearing down on Puerto Rico and soon Florida. We break down the impact on the region, and business.

And is Trump really more anti-business, than pro-business? We look at the scorecard. Catch The Final Round at 4 p.m. with Jen Rogers and Yahoo Finance columnist Rick Newman.

Winners and losers

Stocks in the red today include Dave & Busters as the restaurant chain warned on same-store sales guidance, Newell Brands as the Rubbermaid maker cut its outlook as Hurricane Harvey has hurt its resin suppliers, and Trivago — shares of the travel site are getting clobbered as it cut its outlook citing slower-than-expected revenue growth.

Stocks in the green today include Sarepta as the drugmaker announced positive results for its Duchenne MS treatment, Fiat Chrysler as Barclays upgraded the automaker to “overweight” citing the possibility of the sale of Jeep or the entire company itself, and Charter — shares of the cable operator rising on a Reuters report that bankers are working to raise $70 billion in debt financing for an Altice-Charter tie-up.

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