Stocks tread water as Apple report lingers

Stocks are treading water as the Big A struggles for a second day. Plus, to pay or not to pay? That is the big question for property tax payers — and states are weighing in, too. And Tesla is under pressure as Wall Street doubts mount. Can CEO Elon Musk *get it together* and prove the haters wrong? Plus, Kanye goes Christmas shopping for Kim – not on Rodeo Drive, but on Wall Street. We reveal the shopping list. Catch The Final Round at 3:55 ET p.m. with Jen Rogers and Yahoo Finance’s Rick Newman.

Winners and losers

Winners today include Floor & Decor Holdings as JPMorgan upped its price target for the flooring retailer to $51, HTG Molecular Diagnostics as it struck a research deal with Merck’s German division, and Energous — shares are surging as the maker of wireless charging technology announced the FCC had certified its WattUp Field transmitter, which sends focused RF-based power to devices at a distance.

Stocks in the red today include Long Blockchain as the bloom wears off the Ice Tea company’s naked play on the crypto craze, Callaway Golf as Compass Point downgraded the Big Bertha maker to “sell” with a $13.50 price target, and Tesla — shares are under pressure as KeyBanc predicts the electric car maker will report 70% fewer Model 3 deliveries for the current quarter than previously expected.

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