Gas prices surge in wake of Hurricane Harvey

Stocks are holding steady as a new trading week gets underway.  Wall Street’s big focus will be on the energy sector as investors assess the economic and financial impact of Hurricane Harvey.  Yahoo Finance’s Melody Hahm, Nicole SinclairMyles Udland Julia La Roche will discuss these and the other big stories we’re covering today.

Today’s topics:

  • Wall Street braces for the economic impact of Hurricane Harvey
  • Trump reportedly demands tariffs against China
  • Trump threatens to pull out of NAFTA talks
  • Gilead to buy Kite Pharma for $11B: WSJ
  • CBS reaches deal to buy Australia’s Ten Network
  • GE shifts digital strategy: Reuters
  • Amazon cuts Whole Foods prices today
  • Uber picks Dara Khosrowshahi as new CEO: Reports

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