Wednesday's Top News Headlines

Here are today's top news stories from Fool.com.

Jul 9, 2014 at 9:03AM

Here are today's top news headlines from Fool.com. Check back throughout the day as this list is updated, and follow us on Twitter at TMFBreaking.

Stock Market Today: Citigroup’s $7 Billion Charge and MSC Industrial’s Miss

Wednesday's Top Biotech Stories: Celgene, AbbVie, Shire, and Sanofi

Why Tablet Sales Will Outstrip PCs by 2015

Boeing Seals Emirates Airline Order for 150 777X Aircraft

2 Bullish News Bites Leading Up to Apple Inc's Q3 Earnings

Natural Gas Prices Are Falling, and So Are Chesapeake Energy, Ultra Petroleum, and Westport Innovations

U.S. Students in Middle of Pack on Financial Know-How

Alcoa Inc Firing on All Cylinders

Why Bank of America is Eyeing Citigroup Today

The World’s 10 Most Energy-Efficient Cities

Obama Fiddles While Iraq Burns

Google Gives 5 Charities Google Glass, $25,000, Tech Help

The Dow Bounces, But Why Are Boeing and United Technologies Falling?

Mercedes Self-Driving Trucks Could Be on Highways by 2025

Southwest Airlines Co Delivers Impressive June as Revenue Passenger Miles Climb Higher

Why Garmin and Micron Technology Shares are Dropping as Glu Mobile Rallies

How Viacom's 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Crushed the International Box Office

American Airlines Group Inc. Lowers Upper End of Passenger Growth Forecast

Why Gigamon Inc Shares Got Crushed

Will the Fed Minutes Surprise The Dow?

Why The Container Store Group Stock Shattered Today

Why NQ Mobile Inc Stock Jumped Today

Wednesday's Top Upgrades (and Downgrades)

After Getting a Beatdown, Can The Container Store Be Salvaged?

How Harley-Davidson and Yamaha Are Breaking the Mold With Their New Electric Bikes

Keurig Green Mountain Goes Back to Private School

Alcoa's Earnings Bode Well for the Broader Market

Celgene Drug Misses Mark in Spinal Arthritis Study

Why Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. Stock Briefly Shot Higher

And Now We Wait 5 Hours for Harry Potter Ride

Ford Expects to Return to Profit in Europe in 2015

Why AeroVironment Inc. Stock Is Flying High Today

InvenSense, Inc. Bets Big on Software

Why Molycorp Inc. Stock Plunged Today

The Dow Jumps as Alcoa's Earnings Delight Wall Street

Fed Bond Buying Likely to End in October

The Boeing Company and Caterpillar Inc. Receive Good News

Hollywood's Summer Lacks Swagger

Fleeing Taxes, Salix Pharmaceuticals Moves to Ireland

Fed Expects to Stop Bond Buying in October

BP, Jacobs Engineering, Boeing-Textron JV Among Defense Contracts Winners

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