Candidates trade jabs at the Al Smith dinner
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-At a charity dinner in NYC on Thursday night, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump addressed a crowd of high-powered leaders as the evening’s keynote speakers. What historically are light-hearted speeches, took an all-too-familiar turn to the personal side between the two bitter rivals.
For the latest on the campaign trail and more fallout from last night’s event, tune in to Lou Dobbs Tonight beginning at 7 p.m. ET.
-President Obama defended the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, touting all of the benefits Americans are receiving under the legislation. He did however, acknowledge that the bill is in need of some reform.
For analysis on Obama’s speech and the future of your healthcare, tune in to Cavuto: Coast to Coast, today at 12 p.m. ET.
Stocks in focus
-The market is in focus today as some big name stocks reported earnings this morning. General Electric (NYSE:GE) reported a 6.7% rise in quarterly profit, but lowered its revenue target for the year. Meanwhile, McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) sales beat analyst’s expectations, causing investors to take notice.
For a look back at all of this week’s market action, watch After the Bell at 4 p.m. ET.
And tonight at 8 p.m. ET, Wall Street Week is bringing you an in-depth analysis of what is happening all across the financial world – you don’t want to miss it!