What's On Our Radar, February 21, 2017

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Trump's pick, retailers and a fallen Fox colleague. Here's what's On Our Radar today:

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Trump's New Pick

Attention! President Trump has named General HR McMaster as the new national security adviser (replacing Michael Flynn). McMaster comes with decades of experience in the Army including leading a major tank campaign in the Gulf War. McMaster is known as a straight shooter who isn’t afraid to speak his mind, even if he doesn’t agree with his superiors. Is this a departure for Trump?

Shop 'Til You Drop

All eyes on retail. Major players Home Depot (NYSE:HD), Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) and Macy’s (NYSE:M) all reported before the opening bell, beating estimates. With lots of attention on failing brick-and-mortars (think Sears and American Apparel, to name a few), however, investors and consumers may be questioning the future of physical retail stores.

Remembering a Colleague

FOX Business host and correspondent Brenda Buttner passed away yesterday after a battle with cancer. Buttner was a staple on Fox News Channel’s weekend programming, “Bulls and Bears.” Neil Cavuto honors her life and legacy, here.

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