Stocks open mixed as Congress struggles to reconcile tax bills

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

Today’s Topic

  • White House budget meeting
  • Ford in China
  • New dollar menu at McDonald’s
  • Congress struggles to reconcile tax bill
  • Deutsche Bank is subpoenaed by Robert Mueller
  • Discovery pays $70M for majority stake in the Oprah Winfrey Network
  • Amazon launches orders in Australia; retailers rally on ‘patchy’ offerings
  • Cineworld buys Regal for $3.6B
  • Mastercard approves $4B share repurchase program, ups dividend

Twitter Poll

What (if anything) would you buy first when the new McDonald’s Dollar Menu launches on January 4?

  • Sausage burrito
  • McChicken sandwic
  • Cheeseburger
  • Extra large soft drink