Stocks are higher, though the day's biggest event may be yet to come as the FOMC completes it latest meeting and prepares to release a rate decision statement.
More than a dozen victims were targeted, including Dow Jones, Nasdaq, Visa, 7-Eleven, and J.C. Penney.
Stocks are mixed, with the Nasdaq supported in positive territory for the second day in a row by a post-earnings advance from one of its most high-profile members.
Indication that Europe is improving could not offset the negative sentiment ahead of more earnings and economic data.
US markets are set to tick up at the open after the tech giant's positive results and strong eurozone PMI data.
Its financial basics suggest what most of its fast-food employees already know: They need 2 jobs to make ends meet.
Retail and restaurant employees are getting increasingly frustrated with debit payments that save employers money at workers' expense.
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