Midday Movers: Yahoo Finance’s business and market news and analysis

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  • Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are slowly pushing into record territory.
  • To discuss the other big stories of the day, Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous is joined by Rick Newman and Myles Udland.
  • Alexis talks markets with floor trader Matt Cheslock, live from the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Alexis also talks with Yahoo Finance personal finance guru Jeanie Ahn about tax extensions and our travel expert Brittany Jones-Cooper about countries headed toward cashless societies.

Yahoo Finance’s LIVE market coverage and analysis of stocks and bonds begins each day at 11:45 a.m. ET.

Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are slowly pushing into record territory. Most sectors are in the green with technology (XLK) and materials (XLB) leading the pack. Health care (XLV) and utilities (XLU) are the most in the red. To discuss the other big stories of the day, Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous is joined by Rick Newman and Myles Udland. Alexis talks markets with floor trader Matt Cheslock, live from the New York Stock Exchange. Alexis also talks with Yahoo Finance personal finance guru Jeanie Ahn about tax extensions and our travel expert Brittany Jones-Cooper about countries headed toward cashless societies.

Midday Movers: Yahoo Finance’s business and market news and analysis