MarketWatch - Tuesday, July 8, 2014

By CBS News

Published 07/08 2014 09:58AM

Updated 07/08 2014 10:00AM

If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, Tuesday, July 8, 2014...

The Nikkei is down 65 points today in Tokyo.
On Wall Street, the Dow dropped 44 points, but stayed above 17,000
And the Nasdaq lost 34.

Investors will get a look in the coming days at how much corporations are making.
Aluminum giant Alcoa reveals its quarterly earnings later today. Wells Fargo, America's largest mortgage lender, unveils its profits on Friday.

Delta Airlines is cutting daily flights to Venezuela because of a money dispute with the government there.
American Airlines also recently reduced flights to the country by 80 percent.
The International Air Transport Association says Venezuela has prevented $4 billion from being returned to Airlines because of currency control problems.
Delta says starting in August, it will offer just one flight a week between Atlanta and Caracas.
Today people in Washington can start buying marijuana for recreational use.
This store in Seattle called "Cannabis City" plans to open its doors at noon - and big crowds are expected.
The state only issued licenses to about two dozen stores--- so there could also be low supplies.
Colorado is the only other state with legalized pot for recreational use.

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