Claman on Call: All About Apple

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Apple’s new product bonanza

Claman on Call: FBN’s Cheryl Casone with an after-hours web exclusive on the markets, Apple’s new products, FBN’s Start-Up Nation special taking an inside look at Silicon Valley.

Today was all about Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) -- the tech giant stole the show with several new products.

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First came the latest generation iPhone 6 -- or two phones to be exact -- with 4.7- and 5.5-inch screens. Apple CEO Time Cook announced via Twitter that the new iPhone 6 is "amazing." Consumers will be able to test it out as early as Sept. 19 when it begins shipping.

Apple also unveiled a new mobile payment system, "Apple Pay," and perhaps the most exciting product announcement today -- the long-anticipated Apple Watch. The smartwatch will start at $349 and will be available early next year.

Taking a look at Apple's shares today, popping as much as 4% immediately after the announcement, but ending the day with a slight loss.

Now here's what's coming up tomorrow: Liz Claman will be live from Silicon Valley, highlighting some of the hot new startups that could be the next Facebook or Twitter. She will be live all day at the headquarters of the venture capital firm Greylock Partners in Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, Calif. Greylock was an early investor in Facebook, LinkedIn and Workday, and it thinks it's got the next generation of high tech disrupters who are ready to break out.

First she will be speaking with Workday Chief Financial Officer Mark Peek, and later in the hour, she'll be talking to Dan Portillo, Greylock Partners talent partner.

Be sure to check out all of today's interviews on and tune into Countdown to the Closing Bell, every weekday at 3 p.m. ET.

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