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