Stocks set to post gains on the first trading day of the year

Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy SerwerJared Blikre, and Seana Smith discuss the big stories of the day.

Today’s Topics

  • Trump returns to D.C. for first full day of 2018

  • Pakistan asks U.S. ambassador to explain Trump’s tweet

  • Government is funded till January 19

  • Anti-government protests continue in Iran

  • Sen. Al Franken expected to step down today

  • Sub-zero temperatures hit the United States

  • Hoda Kotb named co-anchor of Today Show

  • BP to take $1.5B hit in Q4 with new tax law

  • Boeing will not change control of Embraer: Valor Econômico

  • The Last Jedi: Highest-grossing movie of 2017

  • Hollywood stars donate to fight workplace harassment

  • 40% chance Apple buys Disney: Citi

  • California’s new pot law

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