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Coca-Cola puts pressure on Starbucks, PepsiCo with major acquisition

Yahoo Finance’s Dan HowleyRick Newman, Julia La Roche, Melody Hahm and Jared Blikre discuss today’s big stories.

Today’s topics include:

  • Coca-Cola buying coffee chain Costa for $5.1B
  • Microsoft requiring vendors to provide paid-family leave
  • Nasdaq, S&P 500 wrapping up August in record territory
  • Equities remarkable rise in August
  • Trump threatens to exit WTO
  • U.S., Canada racing to finish new trade deal
  • Trump to reportedly back $200B worth of Chinese tariffs
  • Gas prices to slide up to 25 cents this fall: AAA
  • Women at Wells Fargo allege gender bias: WSJ
  • BlackRock voted to replace Musk as chairman of Tesla
  • Starbucks reworks frappuccino to reduce calories and sugar
  • Warren Buffett: Apple iPhone ‘enormously underpriced
  • Walmart going after Toys R Us customers with ‘America’s Best Toy Shop’
  • NYC bar turns to crowdfunding for investors