Trump wants border wall funding; markets continue surge

Markets are looking to continue their historic rally this Monday morning. Meanwhile, investors have their eyes on Washington as President Donald Trump lays out a new immigration proposal and try to get insight from the Fed on the next rate hike.  Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts, Nicole Sinclair, Ethan Wolff-MannMyles Udland, Melody Hahm, and Oliver Pursche of Bruderman Brothers discuss the big stories of the day.

Today’s topics:

  • Trump’s new immigration proposals
  • Trump demands wall funds for DACA
  • Oil prices are steadying
  • Fed meeting breakdown
  • Disney: RBC upgrades to Top pick, sees possible ESPN sale
  • Newly IPO’d Switch down after opening day surge
  • Walmart launches ‘Mobile Express Returns’
  • Qualcomm offers EU concessions
  • FTC testifies before Senate on illegal Robocalls
  • Harvey Weinstein out at The Weinstein Company
  • VP Pence leaves NFL game after some players kneel for anthem
  • Airbnb using AI to simplify trip booking

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